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 52 year old brother wishes to leave his wife of 30 years.
My 52 year old brother wishes to leave his wife of 30 years. fallen out of love, children have grown up and left home, Husband worked for years wife took and handled all money husband had very little … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
I have a sister who has been in a relationship for over 30
I have a sister who has been in a relationship for over 30 years and have one child together, … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
My wife is separating from me and is going to leave the
My wife is separating from me and is going to leave the family home. we have worked out a shared custody agreement for care of our children can she then force a sale of the family home?… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
My wife and I married in January 2011 and had been living
My wife and I married in January 2011 and had been living together since March 2009. I moved into an apartment owned by my wife and bought a house together in January 2011 and used her apartment as part of the security on mortgage. We sold that house about 2 years later and moved back to the apartment which had been rented in the meantime. My wifes apartment was sold and monies used to bu a joint property and we separated in November last year. There is no Property Relationship Agreement and she has made me an offer which is significantly less than 50%. How do I get a formal valuation of the house to get a value to determine who can buy each other out or put up for sale. There are no children involved and are there circumstances for which 50% division does not apply. The split was very acrimonious … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
I am a married man aged 37 years. My wife is suffering from
Hi I am a married man aged 37 years. My wife is suffering from OCD since my 2.5 yr old was born. Me and my boy's life has totally become miserable. To give you examples 1. I have never been allowed to… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
When a husband walks out of a marriage and the family home
When a husband walks out of a marriage and the family home totally unexpectedly what are the obligations on the wife to stay in the jointly owned family home with the children, and financial commitmen… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
both my thai wife and her daughter got temporary resident 1st
both my thai wife and her daughter got temporary resident 1st august 2013 under family partnership,as myself been the sponsor for them both, as they have to wait 2 years toget permanet residient, my w… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
Me and my partner have been separated since 3 months this year.
Me and my partner have been separated since 3 months this year. It was a per meditated separation executed by my wife without my knowledge till verbalised 2 weeks back to me. We were married for 14yrs… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
Hi there. I was made redundant 2 weeks ago and was paid
Hi there. I was made redundant 2 weeks ago and was paid out one months notice plus holiday pay. I have worked for the company almost 12 years. in July last year I broke my wrist and had a period of ti… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
As a result of an organisational restructure, I received a
As a result of an organisational restructure, I received a letter on 12 December 2012, informing me that my position was disestablished, finishing on 4 March 2013 . My collective employment contract s… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
Hi, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I need advise. I am divorced just
Hi, My name is XXXXX XXXXX I need advise. I am divorced just over 2 years and have two boys 11 and 8 years old. My wife is kiwi and I am from the UK. I am now alone here other than my children. She ha… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
Inappropriate use of the the Family Law Acts in NZ
My husband and I live in a stable marriage relationship raising our four balanced, happy and content children. We are not separating and have no intention of such. I say this re: what follows Over the… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
Hi, my husband had an affair last year in NZ which resulted
Hi, my husband had an affair last year in NZ which resulted in one miscarriage for his mistress and now a pregnancy. Since 23 December when my husband came home for holidays and subsequently called th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
My partner has a separation agreement but his ex wife does
My partner has a separation agreement but his ex wife does not follow the times changing them to suit her usually at the last minute impacting on his quality of time which as it is only every second w… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
how can i get a custody order for my children who are nz citizens
how can i get a custody order for my children who are nz citizens but reside in australia. we are here in nz on holiday and my partner has taken the kids. We were all suppose to travel back on the 14t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
My husband has 3 children from his previous marraige. We were
My husband has 3 children from his previous marraige. We were awarded day-to-day care in March this year as their mother moved to Christchurch. She flies them down approx 5 times a term and sees them … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
My wife and I live in Christchurch and have been separated
My wife and I live in Christchurch and have been separated for over 18 months, after she left me, in March 2010. I have helped her buy her new house in October 2010, on which I have a 275k mortgage. A… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 satisfied customers
My friend wants to separate from his wife of 14 years, They
My friend wants to separate from his wife of 14 years, They have no children together (but do have one child each, from previous marriages, both children are over 18 years old and do not live with the… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,628 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

28,628 satisfied customers

40 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

PaulmoJD

PaulmoJD

Attorney

50,495 satisfied customers

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

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

31,296 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