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Category: New Zealand Law
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Experience:  38 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.
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When a council from a main city makes a mistake and it

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When a council from a main city makes a mistake and it affects ones property Can they be taken to court?
JA: Since laws vary from place to place, what state is this in?
Customer: I am sorry you are from America I am in Auckland New sorry
JA: Has anything been filed or reported?
Customer: When i first reported just one of the errors they wrote back and said It was my responsibility to get it fixed, they would never take responsibility so I never reported again any of the other mistakes..
JA: Anything else you want the lawyer to know before I connect you?
Customer: Can they work with questions from New Zealand? and law in NZ
Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I am sorry I have called too late... I have to go to bed the time zone is aproximately 12 hrs difference and its almost midnight here...Can I get an answer tomorrow...?
Will you definitely get back to me I am worried that I may have just paid $53 for nothing...
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 5 months ago.

I am in Wellington so can start an answer

Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 5 months ago.

This does depend on the nature of the mistake-what did the council get wrong?

Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 5 months ago.

If you set out the details I will try to help. But I may wait until the morning if that is ok, as it is getting late

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