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Just an update from our earlier conversations. Have,
Hi Chris Just an update from our earlier conversations. Have, yesterday, held a trustees meeting and agreed to put the family home on the market which will happen this week. My wife and I have outline… read more
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I am a Kiwi who lives in OZ, have dual citerzenship, I
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I am a NZer born here and have a NZ passport and own a house
I am a NZer born here and have a NZ passport and own a house here which I live in when I'm here … read more
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My wife and I separated three years ago. We have no children
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My wife and I want to get divorced. We have no conflict over
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My husband and I separated in November last year by mutual
My husband and I separated in November last year by mutual agreement. We have been together for 21 years and married for 11 and a half years. Have spent all of our working lives together since leaving… read more
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Relationship Property Sharing settlement Queries and a Tax
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My wife and I are separated (still on good terms though). We still have joint owners
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Chris - i have lived overseas since 2007 as a non-resident
Chris - i have lived overseas since 2007 as a non-resident and i had a call on tax income of USD167K for tax year 2006 - evidently i was 48 hours outside the tax window of 325 days consecutively for 1… read more
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Can you please advise if an Australian registered lawyer can
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A friend of ours applied for his PR as main applicant along
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I need advice about bankruptcy in NZ from overseas. This is
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Hi I have previously asked a question about NZ bankruptcy
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My sister was in an abusive relationship for 20 years of which
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Hi, My father is 72 and has been married to a Russian lady
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We are writing a separation agreement and I need to know how
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Im in a defacto relationship for 4 years, with a 2yo and we
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