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 husband left me for another woman 5 years ago and has
My husband left me for another woman 5 years ago and has been living with her since. He bought a house 5 months ago but it is in his name only along with his assets, and they could be breaking up. We … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
My fiance has driven me to leave him. We've been together 4
My fiance has driven me to leave him. We've been together 4 years. We both financially contributed equally, however I paid all the bills, rates, water and food. While he solely paid the mortgage. Whic… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
I've been living with my partner 4mths. The first 2yrs 4mths
I've been living with my partner for 3yrs 4mths. The first 2yrs 4mths we rented a property together as I don't own my own home. He rented out his property to move in together. We then moved into his h… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
My partner & s ex split up 10yrs ago. They both signed a
Hi there, My partner & his ex split up 10yrs ago. They both signed a property agreement in which she paid him for his share of their house - which she then rented to him right up until a few weeks ago… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
My partner and I are in a de facto relationship. We have a
Hi there, My partner and I are in a de facto relationship. We have a child together and have just celebrated our third anniversary in January this year. My partner owned some property prior to our rel… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
My husband bought a house one month before we moved in
My husband bought a house one month before we moved in together. there was still a mortgage on it. We have been together nearly 10 years and married 3 and half. He has used matrimonial money to pay th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
I was in a relationship years. I helped the girl get
Hi, I was in a relationship for 5 years. I helped the girl get residency here and she wanted to be a photographer. She worked one year as a receptionist then resigned to focus on starting her business… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
, I have been in a relationship with my partner years,
Hi, I have been in a relationship with my partner for 10 years, with a brief break of 8 months after 5 years. We both own busses which are on the same property, mine being the spare room per say.The p… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
Together 14 years, lived together , two children each
Together 14 years, lived together for 8, two children each from previous relationships, have 5 houses that I have not financially contributed towards as he purchased 4 in our early dating years. I hav… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
In May 2013 my partner and I purchased a house together with
In May 2013 my partner and I purchased a house together with settlement and move in date July 2013. We had no mortgage and the house was purchased in both our names with each having equal shares. Alth… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
I have been living with my partner for five years in his property.
I have been living with my partner for five years in his property. I have my own property with tenants in, I purchased a Harley Davidson with money from a previous marriage settlement. We have both en… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
Hi, I recently bought a property on my own and I paid for all
Hi, I recently bought a property on my own and I paid for all the contents of the house. I've been in a relationship with my partner for just over a year. My partner hasn't move in yet but he is leani… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
I have lived with my partner for 13 years. We have separate
I have lived with my partner for 13 years. We have separate property but I have provided my home for my male partner to live in, without contribution from him. Now we are seperating he claims everythi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
I have been with my partner for 4 years, living together for
I have been with my partner for 4 years, living together for 3. We moved in together when he bought a house. When he bought the house he set up a trust with his parents and the Trust brought the house… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
My partner and I have been living together for 6 months.
My partner and I have been living together for 6 months. My house is in a family trust but I want to know his rights regarding the house and my finances after this period of time. Thankyou… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
My husband and I have separate on the 16th November 2011. This
My husband and I have separate on the 16th November 2011. This is the day I told him I had enough of him due to his involvement with another lady. I gave him another chance when he asked me to conside… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
I was in a relationship for over 18 years. Am I able to claim
I was in a relationship for over 18 years. Am I able to claim half of a property that my ex partner bought with her then partner and then bought her ex partners share when we were together in our rela… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 satisfied customers
Hi, I have been living with my partner for 8 months, 4 months
Hi, I have been living with my partner for 8 months, 4 months ago we bought a house together and for the purposes of the mortgage only my income was considered and the mortgage was approved. The depos… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,120 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

26,120 satisfied customers

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

serish khan

serish khan

Lawyer

82 satisfied customers

Solicitor/Partner at Khan & Associates

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

24,667 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

48,490 satisfied customers

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

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

27,767 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

< 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