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
What is the law regarding the gifting of property to
Hi there. What is the law regarding the gifting of property to children? I have 10 acre block just north of Auckland. It's probably worth 3-4 miliion. I am only 63 and am not ready to move out yet but… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
Im in rest home have 2 children but one I never see, can i
Im in rest home have 2 children but one I never see, can i transfer ownership to my son … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
18 Months ago I sent my wedding and engagement rings to have
18 Months ago I sent my wedding and engagement rings to have them resized. They were given to Gerald Westenra to sort and he is an eminent jeweler and valuer in Christchurh ( father of Haley W). My ri… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
My aunt lent $250000 to my dad and dad now sold his house
My aunt lent $250000 to my dad and dad now sold his house and would like to repay his sister, no loan agreement was drawn up. It is a repayment, not gift, how can we avoid being penalized for gift tax… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
I have written my mothers will. She is leaving money to
I have written my mothers will. She is leaving money to grandchildren, great grandchildren and great great grandchildren. Her home is to be sold and divided evenly by her children. Her questions. Can … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
To add my adult child's name to the deed of my property-
To add my adult child's name to the deed of my property- what is thd process, cost etc ? Thank you … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
I have an elderly relative who wishes transfer her property
I have an elderly relative who wishes transfer her property ownership to me...is it possible … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
If a person is a settler in a family trust could they still
If a person is a settler in a family trust could they still be eligible fir government subsidized age care or would the trust assets be taken into account … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
Does the. Does the Government use your trust money for rest
Does the Government use your trust money for rest home care and serviced apartments, Trust was form in the 1990s … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
I understand that as executor of a will I have the right to
Hi. I understand that as executor of a will I have the right to hold EQC payments and to use them to pay for EQ repairs (when they are complete / part payments) for the deceased property. (I am curren… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
I am 77 ears of age. Please ignore previous info. I pressed
Hi Pearl. Please ignore previous info. I pressed the enter bar by mistake! My wife and I own a freehold house. I am 77 years of age, my wife is 64 and is a part time teacher. If I go into a rest home is our asset affected in any way? I have Govt Super of aroun $500 per month. Reagsd … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
My daughter and I own equal shares of a LTC with one
My daughter and I own equal shares of a LTC with one investment property bought about 8 years ago. It made losses until year before, now making profits. I want to gift my shares to my daughter so she … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
My widowed mother went into residential care 10 months ago. Her asset test confirmed she w
My widowed mother went into residential care 10 months ago. Her asset test confirmed she would be fully subsidised and we were told we would not have to sell the family home. I received a call from WI… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
I am turning 70 soon and have a small beach house. How do I
I am turning 70 soon and have a small beach house. How do I transfer it to my 3 children so they dont have to pay tax or have to give it back if I have to go into a home? We want it to stay in the fam… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
Hi Chris - we have just had a valuation done on my sons property
Hi Chris - we have just had a valuation done on my sons property on Kapiti Coast - it is a cross leased property with major decking & painting recently completed - can't figure out why the valuation i… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
HI, My children have never own any property before. If they
HI, My children have never own any property before. If they have been named as beneficiary to a TRUST, will this mean that they are deemed to have been a property owner and hence will NOT be entitled … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
Hi, At what time does one value a matrimonial home (held as
Hi, At what time does one value a matrimonial home (held as tenants in common in equal shares) for relationship property property settlement. My understanding is that at the time of discussing settlem… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 satisfied customers
Hi there, I am in the middle of a relationship property
Hi there, I am in the middle of a relationship property dispute. I have a rather irrational ex-partner, who is determined to do anything to get at me, and my property. I currently have a final protect… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,030 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

32,030 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