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An elderly friend just died without a will. As I understand,
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My father just passed away in New Zealand. There is a will,
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An estate of an elderley parent contains a 100% sole owned
An estate of an elderley parent contains a 100% sole owned company, 30% shares in another company, and is a trustee of two NZ trusts which generate some income. The family members are beneficiaries of… read more
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I just want to know if a person holds a will with the public
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Title of property that is in a trust, on the property title
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We need a lawyer who specializes in probate. Aukland. The
The deceased and his family are all Chinese. The deceased died intestate surviving by a wife and a son. The deceased own a bank account in NZ with a balance between 15,000-20,000. Upon the NZ law, it is required to get a letter of administration from the high court. marriage license, death certificate … read more
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I have a friend who's father passed away, he left a will,
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Does joint ownership limit the spaces that you can occupy,
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I am a lawyer in NZ and my client is a daughter whose mother
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Relevant to NZ Estate Law and query on behalf of parent: My
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My brother who has lived in Australia for the past 30 plus
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My family has an executor that has threatened high court
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My mother in law has been left money from her brother who lived
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Can I please ask you....My father years ago lodged his and
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I have been appointed executor and trustee of person As will. The
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Can I resign as an executor of my families estate. There are
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How do I find out if I am a beneficiary of a friends will
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