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I believe that this is a Family Law issue. My mother has
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My question is one of family law. In a situation where a
My question is one of family law. In a situation where a mother is from AU and has had a child in NZ and the father is a NZ resident and there are extenuating circumstances like a protection order in … read more
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I'm asking for peace of mind at the moment and because I' to
I'm asking for peace of mind at the moment and because I'dike to understand the law around immigrating to NZ … read more
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I am a nz citizen I am double vaxed am I able to visit my
I am a nz citizen I am double vaxed am I able to visit my brother who is dying of a brain tumor in nz … read more
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Pearl. I would like to know about calling our brother to New
Hi, Pearl. I would like to know about calling our brother to New Zealand. … read more
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Are you a bot Pearl? Great - I currently own shares in a NZ
Great - I currently own shares in a NZ business and am looking to sell some of my portion and gift the rest. Is this something you advise, and is this something I can do while not in the country? Thanks … read more
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I have a son who I gave up for adoption in South Africa in
Hi Pearl! I have a son who I gave up for adoption in South Africa in 1984. He made contact with us in early 2018 and after a fair bit of correspondence obtained an open working visa for 1 year through… read more
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Happy new year. I was just wondering: a person has been made
Pearl I was just wondering: a person has been made bankrupt in australia which they are challenging part of the cost with fInancial obudsman or dept that oversees ATO. Can the trustee force sale of a house where the person may have their name listed on the title deed? … read more
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I'm in Perth WA, there are 2 other siblings with me. Our
Hi Pearl I'm in Perth WA, there are 2 other siblings with me. Our family home in NZ has been sold by our other siblings without our knowledge to one of the nieces, there are 10 of us altogether and al… read more
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If a British Citizen is pregnant in NZ and the father is an
If a British Citizen is pregnant in NZ and the father is an NZ citizen and doesn't want the mother-to-be to leave can he stop her at any stage of the pregnancy? What are the rights of both parties if … read more
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I'm in wellington, New Zealand. This relates to my parents'
This relates to my parents' wills. Just before my father died in 2012 he asked me to organise his lawyer to visit him in hospital because he wanted to change his will. At that stage I was nominated as the POA and my brother as the executor (if both my parents had died) He wanted me to be the executor as well. He talked to a neighbour about this too. There is a record on his bank statement for 18 Jan 2012 showing a payment to the lawyer with a note of the 'lawyer's name and Will' next to it. However, after his death the lawyer had a copy of the previous doc for 2007; not updated. The lawyer was critically sick at the time and also died so the law firm was taken over. I have been assuming the position of POA for our MUm as she had dementia. SHe's just passed away and I've been notified that my brother is the executor.… read more
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In Australia there have been cases of people selling houses
HI In Australia there have been cases of people selling houses while the home owner is away. We have a very dishonest tenant who hasn't paid us rent for months even though WINZ pay him rent. He is my … read more
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Hello I have a question regarding the Property Relationships
Hello I have a question regarding the Property Relationships Act and the Family Home. My father died two years ago and his de facto partner has disputed the Will. Our current lawyer says the de facto … 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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Husband has just died, will have freehold house, how much will
Husband has just died, will have freehold house, how much will it cost to set up a family trust, as my husbands part should not be liable for gift duty… read more
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My father is going to turn 65 in September. He has dementia
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My brother and I purchased a property four years ago under
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My mother died in NZ Dec 2010, I was her EPOA, but my brother
My mother died in NZ Dec 2010, I was her EPOA, but my brother had that changed on the day I spoke to Mum on Oct 5th, to tell her when I was flying back. From what I have been told and deduced for myse… read more
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