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
I was sent invoices for work done over 4 year period which
I was sent invoices for work done over 4 year period which were never received. Work was shoddy and numerous attempts to contact person were in vain. Now after 18 months I am being asked to pay. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
I'm inquiring about a situation where a man owes me money
I'm inquiring about a situation where a man owes me money that I've been working for but hasn't paid. I have his ute with $20,000. He owes me just over $7,000. I have whipped and being paid before for an hourly rate as training for the development of his company in the area where I live. Now he stopped paying me and he owes me for hours of work, products that his account was locked out on, and a product to develop this region. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
Please can you tell me if harbouring an overstayer is a
Hi Chris, Please can you tell me if harbouring an overstayer is a criminal offence and if so, what are the penalties? In particular, what are the rules around revocation of residence, if any? Thank yo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
I need a lawyer who has experience in dealing with
I need a lawyer who has experience in dealing with liquidators … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
I sent a private message to someone on messenger, which was
I sent a private message to someone on messenger, which was actually an apology to them, and they chose to ring my employer and share the message with them. Is this legally right. I was severely embar… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
We are trying to get our daughter into a local primary school where her sibling is but
Hi We are trying to get our daughter into a local primary school where her sibling is but where we have since moved out of zone. We are coming up with resistance - there are lots of reasons why we rea… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
A coupe own their joint home. One partner has to go into
A coupe own their joint home. One partner has to go into care - his superan goes to the home for his care - The home wants the stay home partner to provide her bank statements along with the patients.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
Is it legal for a HR Manager in New Zealand to text and ring
Is it legal for a HR Manager in New Zealand to text and ring an employee continuously outside working hours for months? And then go and have an affair with the same employee who reports directly to he… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
If I live on a New Zealand registered ship, is it considered
I live on a New Zealand registered ship, is it considered as being a small part of NZ when offshore in International waters, seeing that it is subject to NZ laws. My question relates to whether one wo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
I am a manufacturer of canvas goods in NZ and I have recently
I am a manufacturer of canvas goods in NZ and I have recently found that a supplier who I have done business with in the last year with cash sales account is now making it difficult for me to purchase… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
My wife and I have a property dispute regarding non-disclosure.
My wife and I have a property dispute regarding non-disclosure. We went unconditional on a rural house purchase last year and were relatively happy with the terms. However, upon settlement it became a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
I own a property in Hillsborough. My neighbors house encroaches
I own a property in Hillsborough. My neighbors house encroaches on our land based on a surveyor's report. We have asked the previous owner to rectify the situation. He sold up and passed the problem t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
Hi. I have received a notice of date of hearing from the Ministry
Hi. I have received a notice of date of hearing from the Ministry of Justice about an "Interlocutory Hearing". Can you please give me some idea of what an interlocutory hearing is?… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
Is someone who claims to have written authority to be your
Is someone who claims to have written authority to be your agent (but does not) committing a crime? Is the person who continues to act upon that claimed authority even after being notified that no suc… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
I can find no reference to the matter in the rating act and
I can find no reference to the matter in the rating act and in fact the word "depreciation" does not even occur so I think your answer may not be correct.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
My wife, Christine, just asked a question on my behalf - "Can
My wife, Christine, just asked a question on my behalf - "Can I sue a Chartered Accountant for damages?" - and Chris responded asking for more information. The situation is quite complicated. The pers… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
Do Regional Councils, in particular the Waikato RC, have the
Do Regional Councils, in particular the Waikato RC, have the legal authority to spend ratepayers' money on building sports facilities, eg a velodrome, and where can I see the powers delegated to them … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 satisfied customers
Human Rights Act 1993, Prohibited grounds of discrimination
Human Rights Act 1993, Prohibited grounds of discrimination pertains to a person or to a relative or associate of a person. Anil Prasad was a workmate of mine until I became his manager, then I spent … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,041 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

32,041 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