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My father passed away 12 years ago, he and his wife of 39
My father passed away 12 years ago, he and his wife of 39 years ( he remarried after my mother died) had established a family trust with the intent that on the passing of my stepmother the assets woul… read more
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My mother died about almost 5 years ago, and my father 6
Hi, My mother died about almost 5 years ago, and my father 6 months ago. … read more
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My late father passed away but 2 years he placed enough
My late father passed away but 2 years he placed enough money into a property trust for my benefit as the preferred beneficiary,but in the trust deed it stats that the a pointer who is also a trustee … read more
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Does a discretionary beneficiary of a family trust who is
Does a discretionary beneficiary of a family trust who is also the daughter have any legal rights when they have been removed by the trustees? … read more
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I have a NZ student loan debt that I just have not been able
Hello I have a NZ student loan debt that I just have not been able to pay. I have lived in UK for 10 years and have both NZ and UK passport. My son is getting married in Oct 2017 in NZ and his father … read more
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Relevant to NZ Estate Law and query on behalf of parent: My
Relevant to NZ Estate Law and query on behalf of parent: My grandmother had passed away (leaving a will, identifying x2 executors - children of the deceased). Has since been 10years (determined as the… read more
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I loaned a brother $5000 0n 30th Nov 2012 which was noted
Hello..I loaned a brother $5000 0n 30th Nov 2012 which was noted through a Trust Account as DABB Loan which are my brothers initials...which was then deposited into his Bank Account, both of which I h… read more
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My father has recently passed away. He had set up a family
My father has recently passed away. He had set up a family trust with my brother, his wife and their children as the beneficiaries of his estate. I, along with my three sisters will not receive any in… read more
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A father transfers company shares to son by way of interest
A father transfers company shares to son by way of interest free loan, if forgiven at death can 1/2 loan still be claimed under PRA? The net cost to the estate if it is would be 1.5x the value of the … read more
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My family has an executor that has threatened high court
Hi My family has an executor that has threatened high court action against the family because the beneficiares put a proposition to him with the request for guidance. We wanted to see the legacies alt… read more
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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
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Hi my fathers estate has just been finalized. My younger brother
Hi my fathers estate has just been finalized. My younger brother got the bulk of it about 1 million nz dollars, as apparently he had bought the freehold of our parents property some 10 years ago. This… read more
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If the benificiary of an insolvent estate dies before they
If the benificiary of an insolvent estate dies before they are able to realise the asset bequeathed them, should said asset be declared as part of the newly deceased beneficiaries estate? The recently… read more
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Seeking a lawyer familiar with New Zealand trust law in regard
Seeking a lawyer familiar with New Zealand trust law in regard to the family home in NZ which is in trust, the solicitor acting for the public assignee is attempting to break the trust on behalf of on… read more
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Hi, I have an issue which I am seeking to lay charges and
Hi, I have an issue which I am seeking to lay charges and file for compensation as/if my rights allow. I separated with my ex partner due to a long history of abuse of every kind imaginable. I left de… read more
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I have Power of Attorney for my father who is in a rest home
I have Power of Attorney for my father who is in a rest home with dementia. He has a substantial family trust. I have four other siblings and the Trust has been set up to benefit the children and gran… read more
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When is a Deed of Forgiveness of Debt required to be completed?
When is a Deed of Forgiveness of Debt required to be completed? Is it required to be completed (for example) when the Settlor has lent funds to the Trust to pay for a kitchen renovation, as the Trust … read more
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Our family mirror trusts are registered in New Zealand and
Our family mirror trusts' are registered in New Zealand and own a property, the family home, in Tauranga, NZ, valued today at approx $260,000, first mortgage loan approx $100,000. From pre-2000 there … read more
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