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The FC have rejected my G5 application on the grounds that
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Rule 25(1) of FC Rules 2002 states that"two or more
Rule 25(1) of FC Rules 2002 states that"two or more applications can be made together if the applications relate to proceedings under(a) the same family Law Act; or... Under what Act does my request f… read more
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The court rejected my application as I put in 2 different
The court rejected my application as I put in 2 different types of applications on the one G5 form, one application for the formation of a trust and one for a division of relationship Property under s… read more
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I am putting in my submission for Division of Relationship
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I am in new Zealand, I have a question regarding separation
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Do I need to give details in my application eg, a summary of
Do I need to give details in my application eg, a summary of my input, for an order for division of property , or do I wait until a hearing is set?… read more
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The Relationship Property was in a Family trust of which I
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Is it better for me to apply to the court for precourt
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My husband bought a house one month before we moved in
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If a relationship/marriage lasts less than three years is
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Good afternoon, Im a trustee of a Family Trust. There are
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Good Morning - I wonder if you can advise my son what would
Good Morning - I wonder if you can advise my son what would his next course of action, if there is one, should be. Very briefly : when my son Paul and his late wife purchased the property, GV $304,000… read more
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Hi, In the event of divorce, is a will made prior to the divorce
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Hi Chris, thanks for your reply but it does not really answer
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If I were to marry a man with his house and cars in a trust,
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Dear Sir I am not happy with the decision of Manukau Family
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My mother passed away this year and left the family home and
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Can trust property prior to marriage be designed to deny the
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