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
Relationship property separation agreement issue. 1. Force
Relationship property separation agreement issue.1. Force to sell home Main issue - Biggest asset is a house in joint names with the other party. I want to sell and divide the proceeds. We have had fo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
I am planning to purchase a house, as a tenant in common
I am planning to purchase a house, as a tenant in common mom, brother and I (equal share). My fiance and her son, mom and mysel will then live in it, my brother won't live in it. Will that house then … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
We have a housing agreement my partner and self entered into
We have a housing agreement my partner and self entered into with friends in February 2016 to move into their home and pay the mortgage and a substantial amount of money per year for 10 years from tha… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
Just a query about your cost for matrimonial property
Hi, just a query about your cost for matrimonial property matter. My ex- husband and I bought a house in 1998. We got divorced in 2008 and he left me the property and out two children and then he walk… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
Quick Question re occupational rent... Joint own property
Hi Chris...quick Question re occupational rent... Joint own property with ex, has 2 bed flat downstairs of income $380/week Mortgage on house is currently $350/week I live upstairs with 2 boys (the ma… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
Ex wife has lodged a caveat against a relationship property,
Hi Chris, Ex wife has lodged a caveat against a relationship property, I have serviced the mortgage for 5 years. We are still waiting for a court date for financial settlement. I can no longer afford … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
I have separated from my defacto partner of 20 years he is
I have separated from my defacto partner of 20 years he is living beneath me in a self contained flat in our main dwelling refusing to leave, we have 4 other rental properties in Greymouth where he wo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
I have been in a de facto relationship for 9 years. My
I have been in a de facto relationship for 9 years. My partner has recently died and I understand she had a family trust which may exclude myself being able to claim from the estate. I am not mentione… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
My sister in law split from her husband a year ago. Since then
My sister in law split from her husband a year ago. Since then she has paid the mortgage and all house related costs on their jointly owned home.She resides in the house with their 2 children. She is … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
my 2 son's & I have lived in a house that was built by my
Hi my 2 son's & I have lived in a house that was built by my partner & my self for the last 9 years, sadly my partner past away before we moved in & the house was put into a trust with our children as… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
Hi, I need legal advice regarding property. My partners parents
Hi, I need legal advice regarding property. My partner's parents funded 40% of our rental property. The remaining is mortgaged under my name only. Therefore the property is fully under my name. I want… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
Husband and Wife are separated 5 years ago. Husband lives in
Husband and Wife are separated 5 years ago. Husband lives in the house for 3 years and pays all outgoings such as mortgage, rates and insurance. Husband moves out. Wife moves back into the house, Husb… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
My partner and I were in a defacto relationship, he entered
My partner and I were in a defacto relationship, he entered this relationship with two houses and a third was later purchased. I am on all three mortgage as the first two were refinanced to provide a … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
How do I go about removing caveat on my property so that it
How do I go about removing caveat on my property so that it can be sold. Ex partner has one on my house. I am sole proprietor. How has no mortgage on it. Want to sell so that we can divide monies to s… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
Approx 1 year ago I came to an agreement with my ex partner
Approx 1 year ago I came to an agreement with my ex partner that they would pay the mortgage top up. (after the rental income) on our investment property as I could no longer afford and I wanted to se… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
I paid for a large number of improvements to a property my
I paid for a large number of improvements to a property my ex-partner had a half share in. I did this to help build the asset that would eventually benefit my adult children. Unfortunately my ex-partn… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
Hi, I have been living with my partner for 8 months, 4 months
Hi, I have been living with my partner for 8 months, 4 months ago we bought a house together and for the purposes of the mortgage only my income was considered and the mortgage was approved. The depos… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 satisfied customers
My brother is the legal owner of a residential property in
My brother is the legal owner of a residential property in Papakura,Auckland .He purchased it in 1986 for $NZ 114000 - financed by $ NZ 67000 mortgage from my brother to my mother and the balance was … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,673 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

31,673 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