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I live in New Zealand. My parents have both died. The will
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My guardians have passed away am I entitled to their estate?
My guardians have passed away am I entitled to their estate ? they passed when i was an adult … read more
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Is your advice free? Our father left his six children his
No. Our father left his six children his home and property in his will, this was five years ago. The eldest brother lives in the house he has never paid rent and refuses to talk about selling? … read more
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I am needing help with relationship property and seperation.
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Twenty-two years ago our widowed mother sold her home, made
Twenty-two years ago our widowed mother sold her home, made a new will determining that she had a 38% share of the entire property with my youngest sister and her husband both their house and her two … read more
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Thanks we are currently putting the house into a trust
Thanks Chris we are currently putting the house into a trust account for my brother sister and myself. My brother asked if I agreed that when I die it shd go to my nieces and nephews. Also Cd I add so… read more
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Me and my 4 brothers a re on the Certificate of entitlement
Hi Chris. Me and my 4 brothers a re on the Certificate of entitlement of a property mum lived in until she passed away 6 weeks ago. we are listed as tenants in common. My brother who is executor to mu… read more
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I'm in wellington, New Zealand. This relates to my parents'
This relates to my parents' wills. Just before my father died in 2012 he asked me to organise his lawyer to visit him in hospital because he wanted to change his will. At that stage I was nominated as the POA and my brother as the executor (if both my parents had died) He wanted me to be the executor as well. He talked to a neighbour about this too. There is a record on his bank statement for 18 Jan 2012 showing a payment to the lawyer with a note of the 'lawyer's name and Will' next to it. However, after his death the lawyer had a copy of the previous doc for 2007; not updated. The lawyer was critically sick at the time and also died so the law firm was taken over. I have been assuming the position of POA for our MUm as she had dementia. SHe's just passed away and I've been notified that my brother is the executor.… read more
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Mother died and left no wil, brothers and sister also has
Mother died and left no wil, brothers and sister also has passed on. But they have siblings. I am the only living sibling of our mother left. I need advise as I have been living in the family home for… read more
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My mother in law left her house to my husband and his brother
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The background is that my father died a month ago (my mother
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My mother died in May 1998. Her 1969 will left her estate to
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My Mother 94 died , I was reunited with her some 11 years ago
My Mother 94 died , I was reunited with her some 11 years ago , a trust and will , do not mention me , all has gone to probate , do I have a claim on her estate , currently My Only Sister is on the wi… read more
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Hello.My mother died, in May, how do I get a copy of her will?
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My two brothers inherited an estate in fee simple, and as
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Hi there Our situation the mother in law has split from her
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