New Zealand Law

Have New Zealand Law Questions? Ask a Lawyer Online.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related New Zealand Law Questions
As the wife next of kin of a deceased person where no will
as the wife next of kin of a deceased person where no will exists do i have to apply to a court to claim their last pay and holiday pay owing from the company that they worked for … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My Husband passed away suddenly on Sunday 9 Jan and we did
My Husband passed away suddenly on Sunday 9 Jan and we did not get round to doing our wills. i have the funeral planned but do not know what i need to do with regards ***** ***** else i was told i hav… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My niece Mikki living in Aus, NZ citizen, died at Easter,
My niece Mikki living in Aus, NZ citizen, died at Easter, married but separated, husband in prison, 3 children now living back in nz. Married 2004, will made 2002. I understand the will is not valid i… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My partner left no will for his estate and i have been asked
my partner left no will for his estate and i have been asked by his sister as im his partner to become IN CHARGE how do i go about this please … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My husband recently passed away (3rd of June) He didn't have
My husband recently passed away (3rd of June) He didn't have a will but I'm concerned as his daughter from his previous relationship 20 years ago is claiming she is next of kin. Can you please advise me what I need to do. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
MY wife passed away on Feb 22 2020. I am the executor of her
MY wife passed away on Feb 22 2020. I am the executor of her will and her husband by marriage. I have provided a copy of her death certificate, and a copy of the front page of her will naming me as ex… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My son has passed away, he has no partner and no will. How
My son has passed away, he has no partner and no will. How do I apply for Power of Attorney to make sure his bills are paid and funeral costs … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Elderly father recently passed away and under the terms of
Elderly father recently passed away and under the terms of his will named his daughter and the family accountant as his executors. The will is simple. There are legacies to the children of the decease… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
I need my wifes name removed from my bank accounts the
I need my wifes name removed from my bank accounts the mortgage and the title to the deed of land … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Nz property lawyer. Nothing. NZ Property distribution after
NZ Property distribution after death when there is no will… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My father just died recently he is a singer and is still
Hi my father just died recently he is a singer and is still selling cds around world. I don't think there is a will. Do his children therefore own his copyright fro his music? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My partner of 25 yrs passed away with no will made he has a
My partner of 25 yrs passed away with no will made he has a biological daughter age 30 years old who has been raised by her mother and has maintained a great relationship with both of us. and I have t… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
My wifes father dies on 5 March 2016 and left a will.
My wifes father dies on 5 March 2016 and left a will. Apparently (heard from their mom) he gave some instruction about distributing something (possibly his share of interest from a family trust which … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
If a person in New Zealand dies and they have a joint bank
if a person in New Zealand dies and they have a joint bank account (joint tenancy) ie Mother and Son, is the monies in the account classed as part of the deceased's estate? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
A friend"s father has died leaving everything to her and
A friend"s father has died leaving everything to her and naming her as the executor of his estate . He owned no property or shares and there is only a few hundred dollars in his bank . His assets are … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
When you have a family estate where a parent has passed away
When you have a family estate where a parent has passed away without leaving a will. The other parent is still alive, 4 siblings are still alive out of seven,one of the siblings was married but has pa… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Hi Chris, I am a legal secretary helping out a friend here
Hi Chris, I am a legal secretary helping out a friend here in Australia whose husband died in 2011. All their Australian property, bank accounts etc. were in joint names so there was no need for a Pro… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers
Mr X, my father in law, a UK resident unfortunately died whilst
Mr X, my father in law, a UK resident unfortunately died whilst in NZ (on a NZ visitors permit). He had come to visit his two daughters in NZ, one my wife. but became too ill to return to the UK. We, … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,876 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Chris The Lawyer

Chris The Lawyer

Lawyer

31,876 satisfied customers

42 years qualified as a lawyer; LLB, MMgt and FAMINZ.

LawNZ

LawNZ

Other

31 satisfied customers

Trusted advisor to businesses and individuals on company, consumer, employment, IP, and trusts issues, among others.

Ely

Ely

Counselor at Law

24,699 satisfied customers

Private practice with focus on family, criminal, PI, consumer protection, and business consultation.

JPEsq

JPEsq

Attorney

2,132 satisfied customers

Experience as general attorney, in house counsel, SSDI, Family Law attorney, and law professor

LawEducator

LawEducator

Attorney

52,174 satisfied customers

JA Mentor -Attorney Labor/employment, corporate, sports law, admiralty/maritime and civil rights law

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

33,811 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

Ellen

Ellen

Lawyer

8,261 satisfied customers

Providing information, not representation

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x