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 am an USA citizen my partner is a NZ Citizen. He has
Hi, yes. I am an USA citizen my partner is a NZ Citizen. He has precious convitions. How do we go about helping him go to the US for a a month … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I want to ask a question about entering NZ with previous
I want to ask a question about entering NZ with previous overstay record … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
How do we go about if our residence visa is denied due to
Hi, how do we go about if our residence visa is denied due to character requirements? My husband had a traffic offence in 2018 in South Africa shortly before we came to NZ. It completely slipped our m… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
For the last 10 years I have been referencing previous cases
Hi Chris For the last 10 years I have been referencing previous cases to INZ to help them to make consistent decisions with my later clients. There has never been a problem until now, when suddenly I … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
What is the law concerning your human right where your
Hi what is the law concerning your human right where your history is been used against you … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
My daughter is wanting to move back to nz with her 2 uk born
Hi, my daughter is wanting to move back to nz with her 2 uk born children. She is divorced from her British husband who was also convicted of Assault Occasional actual bodily harm. (On my daughter) Tr… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I know you're going to think why am I asking you a question
Hi Chris, I know you're going to think why am I asking you a question that I am probably the best person to answer it. Anyway, I'm looking for a trustworthy second opinion. So, a dependent child (curr… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Please can you tell me if (in law) a sub-clause should be
Hi Chris, Please can you tell me if (in law) a sub-clause should be interpreted as it relates to the title clause rather than in isolation? e.g. F2.30 Determining if the couple is living together in a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
A wife of a New Zealand citizen is applying to come to NZ on
Hi Chris, A wife of a New Zealand citizen is applying to come to NZ on a temporary visa. The application has been lodged and the husband is the sponsor (he first gained residence in 2016 as a dependen… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
It is normal policy that INZ will never issue another
Hi Chris, It is normal policy that INZ will never issue another temporary visa to someone who has breached the terms of their previous visa (e.g. over-stayer). However, one of my clients (residing in … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Our INZ case officer has requested a character waiver
Hi Chris, our INZ case officer has requested a character waiver for his visitor visa extension because my partner did not disclose that he was separated in his earlier visa application. My partner is … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I am trying to promote rugby on the West Coast (South Island
I am trying to promote rugby on the West Coast (South Island NZ).Last year we were fortunate enough to secure the service's of a age group(U21) Canadian international rugby player. The applicant came … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I was convicted of 2ea DIC and one of owning a fire arm with
I was convicted of 2ea DIC and one of owning a fire arm with out a permit 40yr back will this still be reflected on my criminal record?… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Hi Chris, Want to know about inz.we are in nz for past 5 years
Hi Chris, Want to know about inz.we are in nz for past 5 years and last 2 years we became overstayers unintentionally as our visa in process got declined and previous visa got expired.my husband is be… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
I have sponsored my previous partner for a resident visa here
I have sponsored my previous partner for a resident visa here in NZ last. The visa was granted last December 2013. Now, I am married to another person who has a student visa here in NZ. Can I still sp… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Should the delegated New Zealand Immigration Officer or the
Should the delegated New Zealand Immigration Officer or the Minister of Immigration New Zealand to follow New Zealand's international obligations, specifically, the Convention on the Rights of the Chi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
my husband lied on his visitor visa partnership application
my husband lied on his visitor visa partnership application form. He didn't disclose a previous marriage visa to the u.k. and instead said it was a work visa. he also said this in his phone interview.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 satisfied customers
Good day! I would like to visit my married SA daughter in Auckland
Good day! I would like to visit my married SA daughter in Auckland for as long as possible this year. She is my only child and I am divorced. They have had their residence for 2 years and I believe th… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,682 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

31,682 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