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I just want to apply divorce by myself as i dont have good
I just want to apply divorce by myself as i dont have good relationship with my husband. We are not living together since 2017 but in 2021 we tried to make it for one month but we couldn't make it. I … read more
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My x husband and I are wanting to get divorced we were
Hi my x husband and I are wanting to get divorced we were married in NZ but now he lives in Au and I live in NZ where and how do we lodge our separation? … read more
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If I want to give divorce to husband and he denies to give,
Hi, if I want to give divorce to husband and he denies to give, in that circumstances what happens … read more
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My friend has been married for 4 years and she got separated
Hi my friend has been married for 4 years and she got separated from her husband on 3rd Dec last year. She told her husband she is leaving him. My friend now lives alone. Does she need to send a separ… read more
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Thank you Pearl. I have legal questions around separation.
Thank you Pearl. I have legal questions around separation … read more
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I'm living in NZ, my husband is living in UK last 5 months.
Good morning. I'm living in NZ, my husband is living in UK last 5 months. We have two kids 3 and 1 years old. My husband decided to divorce. He wants to divorce and threatening that he will take the k… read more
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I have a question relating to divorce. No children, no joint
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Ellen I would like advice on what my rights are now that I
Hello Ellen I would like advice on what my rights are now that I am divorced ...at the time I was very depressed I was unable to afford legal advice ...my ex husband got me to sign a document which ga… read more
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I was married in Tasmania in 1988. I left my husband after a
I was married in Tasmania in 1988. I left my husband after a year of violence and returned to New Zealand in 1989. I can not find him or any family I knew then. How do I get a divorce. Don't even know… read more
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I am a NZ permanent resident. My wife and I were married in
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My husband and I separated in July 2015. I have a separation
My husband and I separated in July 2015. I have a separation letter. The issue is, we both are working outside of NZ. I have read the legal requirements to dissolve a marriage and see that one of us m… read more
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I still have South African citizenship, got married in the
I still have South African citizenship, got married in the US in 2009 and have been living in NZ for the past 5 years. I am eligible for my citizenship for NZ later this year, but my question is can I… read more
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I was married in NZ and live in Australia where my partner
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My husband and I are both South African's. I want to divorce
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I am a PR of NZ and married to my husband for 5 years who is
I am a PR of NZ and married to my husband for 5 years who is a NZ citizen. We have total 4 children from first marriage. My husband has 3 children and I have 1 son from first marriage. The house we li… read more
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my husband and I have seperated after 12 years of marriage
my husband and I have seperated after 12 years of marriage and we have 2 children aged 10 (boy) and 4 (girl) years of age. They are all NZ citizens of Indian origin. I am currently still holding onto … read more
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I am a Singaporean "married" to a New Zealander wife in 1994.
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My husband has committed bigamy. We got married in NZ in1995,
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