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 Ex lives in Australia and I have full custody of my two
My Ex lives in Australia and I have full custody of my two children. he has only ever paid a few hundred dollars in child support over the past 16 years. he disappeared to Australia, just after my sec… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Due to Fifo times from NZ-Mel-Perth, I'm all over the show.
Hi Chris, Due to Fifo times from NZ-Mel-Perth, I'm all over the show. I am looking for my question, however it all makes sense? Please correct me if I am wrong? I work full time & reside as a resident… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
I have had an informal child support arrangement for 16
I have had an informal child support arrangement for 16 months, not in writing. Due to amount and my ex threatening to stop paying in holidays, I have approached IRD. As soon as they notified him, he … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
I've not claimed child support yrs since I seperated from my
Hi I've not claimed child support For 6 yrs since I seperated from my daughters father. I have tried out the tax dept calculators but would like to claim back pay from 2009 when I left the father - he… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
What can my husband do to have legal guardianship of my 2 daughters
What can my husband do to have legal guardianship of my 2 daughters who he has been a dad to for 14 years, (we are all NZ er's) the girls are 18 & 22 and we are told our 18 year old daughter is not cl… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
I have an outstanding student loan that I have not touched
I have an outstanding student loan that I have not touched since I left uni in 1999. I have a Nz passport and an Australian passport which I currently travel on. I work onboard a yacht which is Britis… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Hullo I am concerned bout the amount of the penalties ird
Hullo I am concerned bout the amount of the penalties ird have charged us. I have been ill of and on forthree years, was self employed had huge family issues and feel like I am just starting to surfac… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Hi We had a cleaning business here in New Zealand. Started
Hi We had a cleaning business here in New Zealand. Started the Business in year 2008 and my wife was a sole trader of the business. For the 1st tax year the tax return was ok and in the second year th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Hi I am need a bit of advise on what to do next. I have
Hi I am need a bit of advise on what to do next. I have separated from my husband of 18 years. We have 3 daughters. Two live with me 15 and 11 years old and the third is living independantly. I chose … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Hi There,I currently live in australia and had my children
Hi There, I currently live in australia and had my children x 2 living with me last year...they have decided they would like to stay with their mother in nz again and i agreed to keep them happy. I ty… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
I have been in contact with the IRD from what I gather than
I have been in contact with the IRD from what I gather than now looking at my income in Austrtalia. And from what I understand they also use the exchange rate & inflation. The only reason I move to Au… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Hi there, my partner (James) has been paying child support
Hi there, my partner (James) has been paying child support to his ex partner (Kylie) for his two children that live with her and now one child has come to live with my partner James full time, he pays… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Hi there, I am being harassed by my ex husband. Many years
Hi there, I am being harassed by my ex husband. Many years ago when we split we had a house in a family trust. I took the house as part of the separation though we never had a formal separation agreem… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Hello Chris, 10:45 AM I thank you for your in depth response
Hello Chris, 10:45 AM I thank you for your in depth response but I do have a couple more questions for clarity. 10:46 AM My daughters husband has constantly pressured her to go back to the IRD and can… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
My Wife passed away just over 5 years ago, of breast cancer,
My Wife passed away just over 5 years ago, of breast cancer, I have meet another lady, 2006, who has 3 children and we came together to form a blended family. In 2008, My 14 year old daughter and her … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
We won a case( the accused accepted our claim just before the
We won a case( the accused accepted our claim just before the trial date was to be set) around 7 rs ago against a former business partner . Hes never paid us. Whats the best course of action?… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
I have made contact with IRD and are sorting through that issue.
I have made contact with IRD and are sorting through that issue. As my ex husband has defaulted on this and my divorce settlement payments I am considering suiing him for an awarded weekely amount. Wh… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 satisfied customers
Hello my spouse of 10 years and I have recently split unfortunately..I
Hello my spouse of 10 years and I have recently split unfortunately..I have 2 children, the eldest is not his biological daughter but has called him dad since she was 2 and the youngest is his biologi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,399 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

31,399 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