New Zealand Law

Have New Zealand Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Online.

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related New Zealand Law Questions
My mother is executor of the will for her parents, along
My mother is executor of the will for her parents, along with her sister. Her parents recently died. There are two other sisters. Mr grandparents have property assets of circa $8 million and other ass… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
My sister and I are the executors of my late fathers estate.
My sister and I are the executors of my late fathers estate. We were notified today that his bank accounts have been closed and the funds are in our lawyers account. They have told us today that we ha… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
My Brother passed away last week leaving very little to his
My Brother passed away last week leaving very little to his two girls, in his will and has very little in his bank account to cover outstanding accounts His two girls, one in Wellington doesn't want a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
FAMILY ESTATE LAW IN NEW ZEALAND: I am the beneficiary of my
FAMILY ESTATE LAW IN NEW ZEALAND: Hello. I am the beneficiary of my late parent's estate in New Zealand. My late father owned 1/3 shares in a company with my brother holding the balance. Since my moth… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
I am writing on behalf of my wife who feels she has been
I am writing on behalf of my wife who feels she has been left short in her mothers will. Her mother and my wife and I bought a bach together 50/50/in 1982 for $30k. "15k each. In 1994 my wifes mother … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
I have been asked to be the executor of a golfing buddies
Hello, I have been asked to be the executor of a golfing buddies will. He has 5 daughters, 2 from his first marriage and 3 from his second. the youngest from his second marriage are twins. one of the … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
intervivos trust, how do beneficiaries get to know that
For an intervivos trust, how do beneficiaries get to know that they are, indeed, beneficiaries? Perhaps there are obligations on the trustee to inform individuals that they are beneficiaries and what … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
Further to my initial question, under current NZ law what
Further to my initial question, under current NZ law what information is /are the Executor /s of a Will legally required to share with beneficiaries and what is discretionary? would either of these ca… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
Hi Chris, I,m one of 7 beneficiaries of my fathers
Chris, I,m one of 7 beneficiaries of my fathers estate. My father is in a dementure unit. Myself along with my two brothers are enduring power of attorneys. The seven of us has decided that we think g… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
My sister purchased a bed and gifted it to my mother. My
My sister purchased a bed and gifted it to my mother. My mother died in June 2005 and under the terms of her will, all her possessions passed on to my father. My father died in October 2012 and his pe… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
My mother died 2 weeks ago. I understand there was a will.
My mother died 2 weeks ago. I understand there was a will. My sister & her husband are trustees. After the funeral I was given by my sister Bonus bonds equaling $42-45,000 dollars - was told this is m… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
my mother passed away 4 months ago. we are four sons. Two of
my mother passed away 4 months ago. we are four sons. Two of the sons were made trustees and executors of mothers will. It seems neither executor wants to sell mothers house and finalise her affairs. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
Executor timely completion. Person died 7 Nov 2009.
Executor timely completion. Person died 7 Nov 2009. Money spent $20,000 without receipts by joint power of attorney. Bank Account remains with less than $100 at death. Executor is other joint power of… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
Mr X, my father in law, a UK resident unfortunately died whilst
Mr X, my father in law, a UK resident unfortunately died whilst in NZ (on a NZ visitors permit). He had come to visit his two daughters in NZ, one my wife. but became too ill to return to the UK. We, … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
Where can I get a printout (from the web) of the requirements
Where can I get a printout (from the web) of the requirements needed to be done by an executor of a will, please?… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
Hi my mother has just passed away in New Zealand and she has
Hi my mother has just passed away in New Zealand and she has divided her will in unequal shares to my brother and myself. The will states that I will receive all her jewellery, my brother all the moni… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
Before his death, our father and stepmother made wills leaving
Before his death, our father and stepmother made wills leaving their estates equally to his 4 children and her two nieces. They had separate estates and a joint family trust which contained 2 properti… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 satisfied customers
My mother has been fighting with her step daughter over her
My mother has been fighting with her step daughter over her late husbands (my stepfather) estate for the last 18 months. My step father was the director (and 100% shareholder) of a limited liability c… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
24,031 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

24,031 satisfied customers

38 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.

serish khan

serish khan

Lawyer

81 satisfied customers

Solicitor/Partner at Khan & Associates

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

24,659 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

23,614 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

PaulmoJD

PaulmoJD

Attorney

44,904 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

< 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