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
I asked about holiday pay entitlements a few minutes ago but
I asked about holiday pay entitlements a few minutes ago but got cut off. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
My daughter, a US citizen, has a boy friend who is a New
my daughter, a US citizen, has a boy friend who is a New Zealand citizen. They have been together for 2 1/2 years. She applied for a Parter of a New Zealand Citizen Reisdency Visa. She was told to wai… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
I've been working as an electrician since last January. My
HelloI've been working as an electrician since last January. My boss is treating in a very bad way, and he's also breaking the contract by getting me to work just around 25h per week, but my contract … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
I'm from Brazil. I've been working as an electrician in
Hello My name is*****'m from Brazil. I've been working as an electrician in WANAKA … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
Received my residency on 31st Jan 2019. Working fll time
received my residency on 31st Jan 2019. Working fll time more than 2 years ( Salary more than 100k). … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
I think I have been discriminated against related to stat
I think I have been discriminated against related to stat holiday pay. I am an office manager & do payroll. Almost 18 months ago my new employer advised me to use Average daily pay instead of relevant… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
Are you in new zealand or understand our r/s laws. Put offer
yes put offer on house and they had 5 day craws of cash offer which we got told there ws another offer so we have till 16/01/2019 but our councle does not open till tuesday 15/01/2019 so what i want to know if it should start from there as most lawyers start the same day?? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
I wish to take a divorce from my husband, who is domicile in
Hi, I wish to take a divorce from my husband, who is domicile in New Zealand. At present I am not in New Zealand, however we r staying separately since Aug 2017. Can I still apply for the 1 party divo… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
My wife of 26 yrs has been working in a real estate comany
Hi My wife of 26 yrs has been working in a real estate comany for 4 yrs. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
I'm married in Brazil but I live overseas. Getting a divorce
I'm married in Brazil but I live overseas. Getting a divorce and my husband have all assets held in trusts. Can I still make a claim? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
I want to ask my right as a temporary employee. I started to
I want to ask my right as a temporary employee. I started to work on 28/11/16 as a cover staff for a maternal leave. I was supposed to work until the lady I am covering will be back in January 2018. My manager just told me that my last date will be on December 22 and I won't be get paid for Christmas holiday. I think it is unfair for me working hard for the company for more than 1 year by the date I leave. My question is: can my employer stops employing me just before the beginning of the long holiday to avoid paying me for the holiday? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
Looking to move to NZ with wife and child. I lived in Wanaka
Hi looking to move to NZ with wife and child. I lived in Wanaka for 2 years but returned to Scotland in May this year as we had a child. She is now 1 years old, I was working for an offshore company i… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
We have a classic holidays escape contract, we were naive
We have a classic holidays escape contract, we were naive and thought we were getting something for free but haven't. We want to get out of the contract because it looks like we've committed to 20 yea… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
My boss didn't pay me for good Friday is that illegal?
my boss didn't pay me for good Friday is that illegal? … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
Under the New Zealand Student Loan Amendment Act (2005)
Under the New Zealand Student Loan Amendment Act (2005) Sect.38AE, the Commissioner of the IRD has the ability to exempt borrowers from the requirement to be in NZ for the 183 days required for the in… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
i am helping 2 chilean friends who are working in NZ as
hi i am helping 2 chilean friends who are working in NZ as Glaziers. one has a working visa for 3 years (V) as a glazier with the company specified on his visa. the other (J) has 1 year same condition… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
We have sold an electrical lighting product which we have thought
We have sold an electrical lighting product which we have thought being in full compliance to Energy Safety required standards. The lighting has already been installed. However, it was installed by a … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 satisfied customers
HI, I married in Christchurch in January this year, my husband
HI, I married in Christchurch in January this year, my husband (who is French) is currently working in Brazil. I arrived back in Christchurch a week ago, having to leave Brazil because my visitors vis… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
26,090 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

26,090 satisfied customers

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

serish khan

serish khan

Lawyer

82 satisfied customers

Solicitor/Partner at Khan & Associates

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

24,667 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

PaulmoJD

PaulmoJD

Attorney

48,486 satisfied customers

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

INFOLAWYER

INFOLAWYER

Attorney

27,683 satisfied customers

Licensed attorney helping individuals and businesses

< 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