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 need a lawyer to uplift my son he is meant to be with me
I need a lawyer to uplift my son he is meant to be with me his mum is moving to aussie she was going to south island tonight so she has taken off with him twice before police said get uplift order asa… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
Can you answer nz employment law questions. Not sure which
Not sure which one. Have some questions around nz employment law … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
I have one girl she is working 20 hours week and in her
I have one girl she is working 20 hours week and in her contract it says that mon to sat 9am to 7pm so that means it can depend on bussiness day how busy we our Now she got a offer for another job for 15 hours and in my salon she usually do wed thursday and fri but as i said it depends how busy She was thinking she can do 20 hours job in such and such days and rest of the days some where else … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
Does a suspension supersede annual leave. My husband was
HI..does a suspension supersede annual leave. My husband was suspended 1 week before he had annual leave booked. He was available by skype and phone during his annual leave. He was told when he came b… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
I've been working for a company full time for 6 months and
hi I've been working for a company full time for 6 months and have been feeling I've been getting harassed picked on due to me being on a great hourly wage seems 2 months ago the company were trying t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
My contract requires a 12 week notice period and I have only
My contract requires a 12 week notice period and I have only given 4 weeks notice as I have a new job to go to. My current employer informs me he has contacted my new employer and told them he will no… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
My son works shift work and s usual shift is Sun 6.00PM -
My son works shift work and his usual shift is Sun 6.00PM - Mon 4.30AM, Tues - Fri 2.00AM - 1230PM. In the past year he has worked 3 other different shifts. His boss as said he is not entitled to paym… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
Is a resignation by text legal in NZ. There is no written
Is a resignation by text legal in NZ. There is no written contract in place yet (my mistake which I am in the process of rectifying). Mon 2nd Jun am - advised another (senior) staff member that she wa… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
i am currently employed as an independent contractor as a Doctor
i am currently employed as an independent contractor as a Doctor in a practice whereby i am the ONLY permanent doctor there and the other (locum) Doctors come and go on short term basis. Currently abo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
Further to the above we are now scheduled to go to mediation
Further to the above we are now scheduled to go to mediation end June. Looking thru case law and speaking to other companies it appears that why we were legally entitled to let the employee go we will… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
My husband held a position rostered as Mon-Fri. He had enjoyed
My husband held a position rostered as Mon-Fri. He had enjoyed this position for at least 12 months before he fractured his spine and is only just returning to his employment on a part time basis. The… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
I started a new hair and beauty business on 1st August 2011.
I started a new hair and beauty business on 1st August 2011. I have one fulltime beautician and one parttime beautician. parttime beautician only works saturdays 5 hours a week and because we have gro… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
Where an employee has been engaged as a casual worker (on call
Where an employee has been engaged as a casual worker (on call )but has actually worked from mon to fri for approx 3hrs a day for the last 12 months but her contract quotes that she is only on call . … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
Hi i had a verbal agreement with my operations manager last
Hi i had a verbal agreement with my operations manager last year that i would work 4 days a week at work mon to thurs. I moved from one store to another and the manager there was told not to change my… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
Employment Law related. My individual agreement was negotiated
Employment Law related. My individual agreement was negotiated at start of my employment with me requiring flexibility of hours across each fortnight, coming and going from the workplace as the worklo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
I got a certificate III in aged care in Australia. Now I would
I got a certificate III in aged care in Australia. Now I would like to get a working visa in NZ to work as a carer in Nursing home or Hospital. Can I get it? How I find a job like a carer to apply for… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
I have been working with a company for the last 13 years. Which
I have been working with a company for the last 13 years. Which was sold Oct last year 2010, in december I fell and broke my wrist and was on acc for six weeks while in plaster. My hours at that time … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 satisfied customers
I have worked in my present job full time for a trade association,
I have worked in my present job full time for a trade association, since October 1994, with an 18 month break in 2001-2002. I actually set up the Association for them and have always done the job over… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,847 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

31,847 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