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
If I move towns can I continue my 50/50 custody split.
Heya, if I move towns can I continue my 50/50 custody split … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I'm just inquiring about moving away from my daughter father
I'm just inquiring about moving away from my daughter father which is 166kms away. I have full custody, he only had her for a couple hours one day a week. No overnights. I live in New Zealand so I'm j… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
My employer is not paying me contractual rate. he is
My employer is not paying me contractual rate. he is breaching my contract by underpaying my wage. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Question is on an employment matter- a staff has resigned on
Question is on an employment matter- a staff has resigned on the grounds off longer than committed hours resulting under pay, less than expected accommodation conditions and constructive dismissal.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
How many days can one be required to work without days off
How many days can one be required to work without days off at say 10 hours per day … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have a question regarding leaving a job as a employee with
I have a question regarding leaving a job as a employee with a company that has not provided adequate workload which has resulted in low remuneration. There is a repayment clause which says I have to … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I want to seek to recover overpaid wages. We believe the
I want to seek to recover overpaid wages. We believe the overpayments were not received in good faith and that we were deceived over time. Due to the overpayment not being what we would consider the n… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I was due to return to work on Monday 31 October after
I was due to return to work on Monday 31 October after having 3 months extended leave. However my employer sent me an email yesterday telling me that "Being without a foreman for so long had cost the … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
My daughter had been in her job months, her role was based
My daughter had been in her job for 19 months, her role was based on targets which she generally tried to reach and at most times she did. Her manager and new supervisor would often pull her up on iss… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
If a traffic cop stops you and gives you a speeding ticket
If a traffic cop stops you and gives you a speeding ticket half an hour after he said you were speeding but refuses to show you a read out have you got any defense. The cop was travelling in the oppos… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Does constructive dismissal exist in nz law? How does it compare
Does constructive dismissal exist in nz law? How does it compare to Redundancy, in general, in terms of settlement?… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I work for a small branch of a large govt department in nz.
I work for a small branch of a large govt department in nz. They are restructuring the management function and my role has been disestablished. I was the team leader of a regional office in a large ci… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Hi, I am after some advice for my husband. Four weeks
Hi, I am after some advice for my husband. Four weeks ago he was approached and offered a job, which he accepted. He has been working for the past 5 weeks and on Thursday last week was given a letter … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have been in my present job for almost 4 weeks now and due
I have been in my present job for almost 4 weeks now and due to my boss being intolerably rude and unreasonable I no longer wish to work there. My question is: What legal obligation do I have to work … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have been asked to be on call permanently (i.e. 24 hour as
I have been asked to be on call permanently (i.e. 24 hour as well as working a normal 40 hour week) since Christmas Eve. I am not obliged to be on call under my employment contract, however pressure w… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Hi,I am employed by a government department as an account manager. I
Hi,I am employed by a government department as an account manager. I work from home (hotdesking) and only go to the office once a week. We are provided with, phone, laptop and car. The car is not avai… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Hi i am in a bit of a situation and really need some advice,
Hi i am in a bit of a situation and really need some advice, I am working for a company and recently ruptured my archilles tendon, because the majority of my job is physical it has affected my ablity … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have been on maternity leave for 6 months, have requested
I have been on maternity leave for 6 months, have requested an extension or part time hours which has been refused. I understand that this is subject to employment act where the employer must "consent… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 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

31,682 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