New Zealand Law

Have New Zealand Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related New Zealand Law Questions
My wifes mother is in a rest home and 24 years ago she gave
My wifes mother is in a rest home and 24 years ago she gave each of the 8 kids 12,500 with the first year having a forgivness of debt leaving a balance of 9125.00 and was supposed to reduce each year … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I work full time & I have debt of approx $15k that I can't
Hi. I work full time & I have debt of approx $15k that I can't afford to pay off. I have one asset which is a car that I owe more in than it's worth. I'm wondering if I can declare bankruptcy. Thanks… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I am a happily married person with three good kids ie two
I am a happily married person with three good kids ie two daughters both recently married 26, and 25 and a son 21. Our family home is valued at approx 1.3M with only a small less than $100K mortgage. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My father has recently passed away. He had set up a family
My father has recently passed away. He had set up a family trust with my brother, his wife and their children as the beneficiaries of his estate. I, along with my three sisters will not receive any in… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
If funds are available with public trust what outstanding
If funds are available with public trust what outstanding accounts can be paid from that money held, until probate is sorted and in what order, ie Power - phone - rates on property - insurance on prop… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I believe the liquidators of my company are using a
I believe the liquidators of my company are using a carefully crafted technique of extortion against me to extract their overpriced fees. They have show a high degree of incompetence. The technique th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Hello. My questions relate to capital advances to a sibling.
Hello. My questions relate to capital advances to a sibling. I am the executor (& beneficiary in equal shares) of my parents will. The estate has entered probate. A sibling has had two large monetary … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
if you have a cash asset in the trust and you loan it out and
if you have a cash asset in the trust and you loan it out and the loan turns bad how do you write it off in the trust?… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Hello can our home contents be taken or sold if we are bankrupt
Hello can our home contents be taken or sold if we are bankrupt or made insolvent. What happens if life insurance is cashed in to pay back family members for there financial help to keep business a fl… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My wife & I own a house together, she owes IRD money which
My wife & I own a house together, she owes IRD money which she can't afford to pay back, She's been advised to decalre bankruptcy, What will happen to our house? Can IRD take our house Our house is un… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I paid some accounts from my personal account which should
I paid some accounts from my personal account which should have been paid from a Family Trust .. how can I record these in the Trust records. One was for a deposit on a conservatory on the house the T… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I am personally responsible for recording the Reduction of
I am personally responsible for recording the Reduction of Debt- Gifting Deed for my Family Trust, and want to know where, or if it needs to be registered (Not IRD applicable) after it is signed by al… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I recently received a Notice of Claim re a loan that was taking
I recently received a Notice of Claim re a loan that was taking out in 2002, The original loan was made by a director of a company that I was involved with, to me, wih the intent that the money was th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Bankruptcy and Family trusts. is property held in a family
Bankruptcy and Family trusts. is property held in a family trust considered to be a personal asset. I am a trustee but not a beneficiary of the trust. This question is in relation to possible bankrupt… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Heritage Trust Ltd have been administering my family home trust
Heritage Trust Ltd have been administering my family home trust for several years but their charges seem very high for the time likely to be involved. How difficult is it for me to administer my own t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Hello, Id like to ask 2 questions about our NZ gifting and
Hello, I'd like to ask 2 questions about our NZ gifting and family trust. My wife and I formed a family trust with Guardian Trust back in 2007. We paid Guardian to do the gifting for 2 years, but it w… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Our house is in a family trust and we have been gifting for
Our house is in a family trust and we have been gifting for the last few years. I have heard and read articles about the gifting laws changing but have not been able to find any confirmation. I have r… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
how do i write a letter to my lawyer requesting my funds be
how do i write a letter to my lawyer requesting my funds be transferred to the family trust and i will continue to receive the invalids benefit only please… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris The Lawyer

Chris The Lawyer

Lawyer

31,876 satisfied customers

42 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.

LawNZ

LawNZ

Other

31 satisfied customers

Trusted advisor to businesses and individuals on company, consumer, employment, IP, and trusts issues, among others.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,699 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

LawEducator

LawEducator

Attorney

52,174 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

33,811 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,261 satisfied customers

Providing information, not representation

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x