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
Is there any way i could get my child's biological father's
Hi there, is there any way i could get my child's biological father's name off the birth cert and have my husband adopt her? Biological father has always been absent, no contact what so ever and last … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
Can I ring for information family issue plz. A family has
A family has court parenting papers again ours family but papers they used were throw fraud docoments … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
There. I have few questions to ask. I have a son but the
Hi. There. I have few questions to ask. I have a son but the mother didn't include me on his birthday certificate but I have been involved with him since he was born and have have had a relationship w… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
I have recently found out that i have a daughter. I found
Hi there. I have recently found out that i have a daughter. I found out in October this year. And had a dna test done. It returned with a positive result I would like to know my rights as im not on he… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
My son married a solo mum. Child is now 9 yrs old. The
My son married a solo mum. Child is now 9 yrs old. The father is not named on birth certificate and theres no child support payments for child. My so has two girls with current wife so they have 3 chi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
What rights does father of unborn child have regarding
What rights does father of unborn child have regarding custody after birth if mother deemed unfit (CYP's) ( defacto relationship approx. 6mths prior to pregnancy) (mother with diagnosed Mental Illness… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
I am thinking of filing rights to see 3 children I have
Hi – I am thinking of filing for visitation rights to see 3 children I have father. My question is being a Sperm donor and having donated to the mother - will I be up for child support or back dated s… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
Under the child custody it mentions that if the father and
under the child custody it mentions that if the father and mother are not living together when the baby is born that the father has to apply for guardian ship what happens if the baby is born and the … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
I am currently separated from my wife of 24 years.. She is
I am currently separated from my wife of 24 years.. She is a New Zealander, and has moved back to that country. She took our two children with her. She claimed child support for those two children thr… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
my girl friend and i have moved to newzealand from australia
my girl friend and i have moved to newzealand from australia with our daughter who is 3 her biological father has been told about her but has refused to do a dna or put his name on the birth cert now … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
child has been living with mum since born 14yrs old now no
child has been living with mum since born 14yrs old now no help from father she ran away and now lives with father and now he wants maintenance is this right… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
My 22year old son has fathered a child with a 28year old woman.
My 22year old son has fathered a child with a 28year old woman. The relationship has broken down but my son wants to remain in contact and have contact with the child. He is aware of his responsibilit… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
Hi.Can you help.My son has just found out via a DNA test
Hi. Can you help. My son has just found out via a DNA test that he is not the biological father to his little girl. She has recently turned 5. He and his partner separated last year, but since she was… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
Hi, Do you have advice re-parent whose name is XXXXX XXXXX a childs
Hi, Do you have advice re-parent whose name is XXXXX XXXXX a child's birth certificate, and mother has "forgotten" to put Dad's name and siblings name on and now says she can put these details on? The… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
If I add my childs biological fathers name to the birth cert
If I add my child's biological fathers name to the birth cert (very minimal contact & out of country majority of his life now 7yrs old) what would happen if I passed away, would he then have custody? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
I have an agreement with my ex-partner concerning our 3 year
I have an agreement with my ex-partner concerning our 3 year old daughter, I have her 3 nights aweek and look after during my holidays, the mother is happy with that but now she has come to me to say … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
i am the surrogate father and guardian of an 8 year old girl;
i am the surrogate father and guardian of an 8 year old girl; the mother & i are no longer together and she has re-married; we share custody and care of the child. the biologoical father did not meet … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 satisfied customers
I am a woman and have been separated from my female partner
I am a woman and have been separated from my female partner for 7months. We went through the fertility associates and I concieved twin boys, giving birth in New Zealand in 2006. We moved to Australia … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
28,647 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

28,647 satisfied customers

40 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

PaulmoJD

PaulmoJD

Attorney

50,511 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

31,325 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