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
Are we able to get a will independently checked before
Hello, are we able to get a will independently checked before signing? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My sister-in-law's partner of 10 years died last October.
My sister-in-law's partner of 10 years died last October. The house they lived in was owned - in joint tenancy in equal shares. He left her $100,000 and the income off his investments, under $20,000 … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My father passed away 12 years ago, he and his wife of 39
My father passed away 12 years ago, he and his wife of 39 years ( he remarried after my mother died) had established a family trust with the intent that on the passing of my stepmother the assets woul… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My wife farther died 7months ago her sister is the executor
My wife farther died 7months ago her sister is the executor of the fathers will, the executor sister has gone ahead and got a authority to uplift administration of the estate and change law firms. The… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Are you using new zeakand lawyers? Are you a real perosn
Hello JA: Hi. How can I help? Customer: are you using new zeakand lawyers? JA: Have you talked to a New Zealand lawyer about this? Customer: no JA: What steps have been taken so far? Customer: are you… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
If someone is a trustee of the will/estate and they have
If someone is a trustee of the will/estate and they have been in there 3 years after the passing of my father can we majority vote to get her to sell? Or for being unfaithful after my fathers passing … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
I've twice received illegible receipts for expenses from the
Hi - I've twice received illegible receipts for expenses from the executor's administration of my stepfather's estate. I assume that these receipts are unacceptable and/or inadmissible? The executor h… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Do I have to leave my share of our property to my husband or
Do I have to leave my share of our property to my husband or can I leave it in trust with a family member until he dies? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My father died. He left an estate. Currently my sister is
Second opinion] hi there, my father died. He left an estate. Currently my sister is administrator of the estate. There is discrepancies, money that is unaccounted for. We have asked for invoices, rece… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My brother died in 2015 without a will, how much would it
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
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
I am now the executor of a will in nz. I'm just wanting to
I am now the executor of a will in nz. I'm just wanting to know if I have to go through probate? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
What rights does a husband who is not living with wife when
What rights does a husband who is not living with wife when she dies after a work related accident have to a maybe pay out from work safe.There is no will it was not updated after wife married in 2016… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My middle sister who has caused decades of unpleasantness,
Hi. My middle sister who has caused decades of unpleasantness, was made executor by our father who died in March. There are three of us. She has said she does not want to speak to the older or younger… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
I have a mirrored family trust set up in the 1990's. My wife
I have a mirrored family trust set up in the 1990's. My wife has since died and mine is not working as I had envisaged. How do I cancel the Family Trusr/s … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My father Noel Eastwood died in Orville Ohio, he told me he
Hello, My father Noel Edward Eastwood died in Orville Ohio, he told me he had a Will however myself and my 2 brothers have not heard, seen or know what was in this Will. I live in Christchurch New Zea… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
Hallo, I am helping to finalise the proceeds from a will
Hallo Chris , I am helping to finalise the proceeds from a will left to a friend in Hungary . The proceeds of the estate are approx $1.4 million NZ . The deceased passed away in May 2016 , the estate … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
11 years ago our mother died. She and our step father had
11 years ago our mother died. She and our step father had joint - corresponding wills agreeing on the distribution of their property upon the deaths of each other; they had been married for over 25 ye… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 satisfied customers
My husband appoint his sister to be Executrix and Trustee for
My husband appoint his sister to be Executrix and Trustee for his three son's. Since he has died the Son's asked for the Trust to be closed down once the estate was settled etc. We have just recently … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,837 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

31,837 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