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I'm currently residing in Australia and looking at
Hi, I'm currently residing in Australia and looking at bankruptcy in New Zealand as i have about 45k worth of unsecured debt are there income limits that need to be considered if i apply? And i don't … read more
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A 75yo man and his wife (NZ citizens) have spent nearly 15
Hi, a 75yo man and his wife (NZ citizens) have spent nearly 15 years living in Australia then, because they were unable to survive on his pension and her lack of work there they moved to Asia. The hav… read more
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I am an Australin pensioner, living in NZ. I have an Aust,
Hi I am an Australin pensioner, living in NZ. I have an Aust, credit card debt of 20000. If judge4ment goes agaainst me can my assets in NZ be4 claimed … read more
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I have unpaid debts in NZ (unsecured Loan and Credit Cards)
Hi, I have unpaid debts in NZ (unsecured Loan and Credit Cards) I am currently living overseas, what is going to happen to the debts? … read more
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Assuming I am bankrupted in NZ and I don't have any assets
Assuming I am bankrupted in NZ and I don't have any assets in OZ. Will the NZ official assignee(OA) access to : 1. My OZ bank account? I have about A$9K in the account. Any maximum amount before NZ OA… read more
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Any idea what is the cost involved if I apply bankruptcy in
any idea what is the cost involved if I apply bankruptcy in NZ while I am Australia. Does it restrict my further activity in OZ such as traveling overseas, job and credit search, act as direct for OZ … read more
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There. I left Australia and returned to NZ at the end
Hi there. I left Australia and returned to NZ at the end of 2011 with mental health issues. At the time, I was intending to return to Australia after resolving my health issues. However, this never ev… read more
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WRT NZ student debt. Should I declare bankruptcy in NZ, can
WRT NZ student debt. Should I declare bankruptcy in NZ, can the IRD pursue my Australian assets? Can they for example pursue liquid assets in Australian accounts, Income or my home? … read more
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I am living in Australia currently,with my daughter who was
I am living in Australia currently,with my daughter who was ill and i needed to be closer, she has lived here for 9 years and is well established with family and a successful business with her husband… read more
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Chris, I have a ($20,000) Student loan that has now accumulated
Chris, I have a ($20,000) Student loan that has now accumulated late fees, interest an penalty's as I reside in Australia. I have made only minor repayments and want to know where I legally stand as I… read more
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Hi. I have an old debt in Australia from over 3 years ago that
Hi. I have an old debt in Australia from over 3 years ago that I never paid. I'm now living in New Zealand, and have received a letter from a NZ collection agency, saying I need to pay the debt in one… read more
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Hi, Im looking for legal advice regarding accumulated student
Hi, I'm looking for legal advice regarding accumulated student debt that is now with NZ IRD.… read more
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Hi, I lived in NZ a few years ago and had a loan with a
Hi, I lived in NZ a few years ago and had a loan with a bank. I moved to Australia for work 3 years ago. I was continuing to pay the loan bank, however at the end of last year the bank closed my accou… read more
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I have unpaid debts in NZ (unsecured loan and credit cards).
I have unpaid debts in NZ (unsecured loan and credit cards). I am visiting NZ soon, as I no longer live here. Can I get arrested on entry/exit of NZ?… read more
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THE BACKGROUND FACTS: (1) I was married in New Zealand on
THE BACKGROUND FACTS: (1) I was married in New Zealand on the 17th of February 1970; and (2) I separated from my ex-wife in mid-1975 - approximately 37 years ago. (3) There was one child from the marr… read more
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Hi , on the debtors petition I am required to include all debts
Hi , on the debtors petition I am required to include all debts - Australian and New Zealand. My only NZ debt relates to my student loan. What happens to my Australian debts upon being declared bankru… read more
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I have 3 unsecured credit cards with a debt balance of approximately
I have 3 unsecured credit cards with a debt balance of approximately $7500 each. I have no assets and am not employed. I moved to the USA approximately 14 months ago and serviced my repayments until I… read more
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I left New Zealand over one year ago to work in United Arab
I left New Zealand over one year ago to work in United Arab Emirates. I am a British passport holder with a New Zealand residency (I lived in NZ for 8 years). I built debt over the last 3 years in NZ … read more
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