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 granddaughter is 9 and wants covid vaccine. Her mother
Her mother has custody from when M was 6 months old, father has fortnightly access, recovered addict. He is an antivaxxer and will not consent. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I have a child aged 17 I have looked after since he was 12.
I have a child aged 17 I have looked after since he was 12. I want to get legal guardianship of him in South Africa which then includes his biological mother giving up all parental rights to him. Woul… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I have lived in my fathers proprty for 20yrs during which
i have lived in my fathers proprty for 20yrs during which time i have maintained and paid rates.. During that time I was asked by my father to buy his share out as he had been refused by my mother to sell. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I am named in my grandfathers will, he died first then my
I am named in my grandfathers will, he died first then my grandmother died without leaving a will. How do I believe what my family is telling me I am entitled to? I have a copy of the will.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I'm wanting to find out about a child's rights to have
Hi, I'm wanting to find out about a child's rights to have maintainance paid by a father who has paid very little due to limited earnings (not declaring earnings). My grandson is now 12 years old,his … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I am in the process of adopting my step son (Calvin) and
I am in the process of adopting my step son (Calvin) and have hit a snag. I have been his Dad since he was born (3 years in April 2017), his biological father is named on the birth certificate but is … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
My husband found out just recently that he fathered a child
Good morning, my husband found out just recently that he fathered a child when he was 20 years old. That was 36 years ago. At the time it seemed the woman involved took off when she found out she was … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I am adopted & my natural mother had an affair, she told the
I am adopted & my natural mother had an affair, she told the man she had an affair with that I was his baby but he said to keep it quiet as she had a husband & he had a wife & advised her to give the … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 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
31,686 satisfied customers
I have had a boy(he came to NZ when he was 18) living with
I have had a boy(he came to NZ when he was 18) living with me these last two years that is in NZ on a student visa. During that time the bond between us has grown so strong that it, for all intents an… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
This query is on behalf of my step niece.My nieces grandfather
This query is on behalf of my step niece. My niece's grandfather passed away leaving a substantial estate, which excluded her mother (daughter of the deceased) due to her marriage to a Japanese man, t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
I have a 10 yr old daughter who has a wonderful step dad (my
I have a 10 yr old daughter who has a wonderful step dad (my husband) and he has raised her since 1 year old - we were told that we couldn't change her last name to his until she is 16 years old witho… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
My dad inherited his grandfathers war medals from his mother
My dad inherited his grandfathers war medals from his mother (my Nana) following her death nearly two years ago. My dad, being the only son, and having a close bond with his grandfather has retained t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
Hi, My Name is XXXXX XXXXX I have had care of my grandson for
Hi, My Name is XXXXX XXXXX I have had care of my grandson for 3 years. I recently got made redundant and applied for the unsupported child benefit. This was declined. While the recommendation from the… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
Can cyfs adopt out or foster out a 5 year old child without
Can cyfs adopt out or foster out a 5 year old child without the non-custodial parent's [father] consent .............. 1 Cyfs found the custodial birthmother parent has been physically abusing the chi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
My daughter shares custody of her 12-year old son with the
My daughter shares custody of her 12-year old son with the father, where he spends every other weekend. Custody during summer vacation and holidays is alternated. The relationship between the two pare… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
My daughter, who is 16 has just given birth to a baby boy.
My daughter, who is 16 has just given birth to a baby boy. She knows who the father is but has only had a short term relationship with him i.e seen him 6-7 times in total before becoming pregnant. The… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 satisfied customers
Angela my ex wife and I separated about 5 years ago.We
Angela my ex wife and I separated about 5 years ago. We had two of our own children and obtained custody of one. My ex wife and I obtained guardenship and custody of Xavier in 2001 when he was 1 years… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,686 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

31,686 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