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Im going through a break up and im wondering based on
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My brother died in 2015 without a will, how much would it cost to file a notice on interest on my brothers property in new zealand for my parents, his biological parents. … read more
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My de facto wife and I are getting close to separating. We
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I have a NZ Student loan with the IRD and am now living in
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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
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Can you answer following for me please. My wife and I have
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My husband left the matrimonial home March 2015 he has been
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I hope you can help me. 5 years ago my husband and I made an
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If I have a partner of more than 3 years and one son aged 24
If I have a partner of more than 3 years and one son aged 24 years. Supposing that I and my partner own a property (section & house)....and I have personal savings/funds in bank accounts and personall… read more
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Hi, I am about to move in with my boyfriend of four years.
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My daughter seperated from her husband in May 2013. She has
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Hello I split up from my ex two years ago and its very messy.
Hello I split up from my ex two years ago and its very messy. We currently are both Doctors operating a joint GP practice. Last year I was granted a temporary protection order against my ex for 3 mont… read more
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can my separated partner remove jointly owned property( a boat)
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i owned a freehold house before i was married in june 1992.
i owned a freehold house before i was married in june 1992. my partner has now left and is claiming half of everything i own, A;; through i have been the breadwinner and she never contributed at all t… read more
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Now have a situation where partner is threatening to request
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I have recently ended an 11 year relationship , only living
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My wife and I are considering seperating for awhile. We both
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Hi there, wonder if you can help me. My wife and I own 2 properties.
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