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
Mine is not an employment question. I am a Superannuitant
Hello, mine is not an employment question. I am a Superannuitant who has been stuck in Morocco since June 21, 2021. I have just been notified by MSD that my SUperannuation payments are to be suspended… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My wife has separated from me. She has acquired a rental
Hi, My wife has separated from me. She has acquired a rental property. She wants to 50/50 share our Children,between our house and the rental. On the WINZ file she wants to put that she is the primary… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
3 beneficiaries on tenancy...1 person leaves...ask landlord
Ok 3 beneficiaries on tenancy...1 person leaves...ask landlord for verification of change in rent for other two to take to winz to change accordingly...5+ months later I receive text about arrears of … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My daughter has assisted her flatmate with a finance loan of
My daughter has assisted her flatmate with a finance loan of $12k which is documented between them both. The understanding was it was to be repaid by now and no payments have been made … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My father has dementia and is now in residential care. He
My father has dementia and is now in residential care. He has been in a de facto relationship for about 20years. He owns a share of his house (that he lived in before moving into care) but his bank ac… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I am a volunteer with the Peoples Advocacy Society in
I am a volunteer with the Peoples Advocacy Society in Hawke's Bay. Our main function is helping people in their dealings with the Ministry of Social Development. I am currently representing a client a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I have a debt collector who has been hassling me for an
Hello I have a debt collector who has been hassling me for an electricity bill that's 4 years old which I wasn't in the house for all of the time they are billing me and they don't have any contract o… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I have an unknown debt with the ministry of social
I have an unknown debt with the ministry of social development. Am i able to travel to nz and will the nz immigration allow me to come back to australia. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I received money thru a marriage settlement, and put it in a
I received money thru a marriage settlement, and put it in a term deposit for my 2 daughters. I am on a benefit and so is 1 of my daughters after finishing study. It is under there names and not mine.… read more
serish khan
serish khan
Barrister & Solicitor
Bachelor
82 satisfied customers
I had an order from the Tenancy Tribunal from an ex tenant
I had an order from the Tenancy Tribunal from an ex tenant regarding unpaid rent and damage /rubbish left on the premises. The tenants Grandfather had written down he would be a guarantor for unpaid r… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I have an apartment that is governed by a body corp and I
I have an apartment that is governed by a body corp and I have a health issue and want to put a heatpump in to warm up the apartment as it is very cold they have said I can't do that but is not includ… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I am a landlord in North Auckland. On Feb 25 my past tenants
I am a landlord in North Auckland. On Feb 25 my past tenants took me to a hearing before the Tenancy Tribunal. I was found guilty by the Adjudicator and ordered to pay a fine $930. The fine marked for… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I have a tenant, with a signed agreement from me to move into
I have a tenant, with a signed agreement from me to move into the rental at the begining of October after the past tenant moved out, She went AWOL for 3 weeks, then made contact week of 20th October a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I wish to contest the theft of my Canadian pension (Canada
I wish to contest the theft of my Canadian pension (Canada Pension Plan - similar to Kiwisaver.) by the NZ government. I am happy for them to take my Old age Pension but not CPP which was a plan contr… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I have had a ruling from the disputes tribunal ordering me
I have had a ruling from the disputes tribunal ordering me to pay $15000 damages to the applicant. I have recently been put off work for medical reasons and am on a WINZ benefit of $200 per week. I do… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Hi, my husband has two 7 year old kids with his ex (they have
Hi, my husband has two 7 year old kids with his ex (they have never been married). They have an agreement that he pays childsupport every week directly into her bank account. She has been on DPB for a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I am 70 years old and my Family Trust owns 30% of the home
I am 70 years old and my Family Trust owns 30% of the home I am in - I pay rent on the other 70% which is owned obviously by the landlady. I have been receiving rental accommodation assistance @ $65 p… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
hello,my mother with testamony capacity went into a rest home
hello,my mother with testamony capacity went into a rest home a year ago,and as her agent with WINZ and EPO guardianship welfare,i put her application with the subsidy unit, because the family home (n… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 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

31,876 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