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Just wondering if the 2 year separation applies in NZ if the
Just wondering if the 2 year separation applies in NZ if the other party left the country and abandoned the marriage leaving all debts behind for the other party to pay? … read more
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My husband and I were married in Samoa in 2009 and then
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I want to know the process of dividing assets in seperation.
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I hope all is well at your end my question is my husband and
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A Thai woman married to a kiwi. We were married in Thailand
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Please can you tell me if a New Zealand Permanent Resident
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If a baby has a New Zealand citizen father, who was a New
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I'm a NZ permanent resident that married a New Zealand
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Hi I was married in samoa three years ago to a Fijian Indian, (I am NZ citzen,) but now li
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A friend of ours applied for his PR as main applicant along
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Can I place a lien on a property in NZ for a debt which is
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My partner wants to get a divorce from his ex-wife, they got
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I am inquiring as to what I need to do to get a divorce. I
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