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 have few questions about my son... he has been accepted in
hello I have few questions about my son... he has been accepted in one of the universities in New Zealand and I have a few questions … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
I am in NZ if my partner is cheating on me for almost two
Hi i am in NZ if my partner is cheating on me for almost two years now are they entitle half of my personal asset ?thanks … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
I am a nz resident living in malasyai while my spouse is
hi I am a nz resident living in malasyai while my spouse is living in nz .. we have been living like this for about 20 years and I spend some 1- 1.5 months total each year together . … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
Question on how to get a divorce for non NZ residents. In
Hello,A follow up question on how to get a divorce for non NZ residents. In any of the documents to be filled, besides swearing in the separation, are you obligated to give further reason as to why a … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
Question on how to get a divorce for non NZ residents. If
Hello,A follow up question on how to get a divorce for non NZ residents. If they wish to appear in court and one party does not agree how does that work… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
I am in the process of separating from my partner.I had
I am in the process of separating from my partner.I had sponsored my wife to come to nz on partnership based resident visa. Her resident visa was granted 09/08/2018. It is still with travel conditions… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
I am an Australian citizen my wife an Australian resident.
Hi, I am an Australian citizen my wife an Australian resident. We have been planning to move to NZ for sometime just been a matter of timing of my work. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
Relationship Property Sharing settlement Queries and a Tax
Relationship Property Sharing settlement Queries and a Tax Residency Query: 1. Should immoveable relationship assets (house, land) be valued at date of separation (2.5 years ago) or date of settlement… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
NZ CITIZEN AND MARRIED TO FIJIAN CITIZEN CAN A DIVORCE BE
I AM A NZ CITIZEN AND MARRIED TO FIJIAN CITIZEN CAN A DIVORCE BE GRANTED IN NZ? YAP ONCE A NZ RESIDENT VISA WAS GRANTED THAN HE LEFT ME DUE TO EXTRAMARTIAL AFFAIRS.… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
I'm a NZ permanent resident that married a New Zealand
Hi Chris I'm a NZ permanent resident that married a New Zealand citizen in Fiji in 2010. We did not register our marriage in New Zealand. We both live in New Zealand. We have been separated for 6 mont… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
We want a divorce,but were married in sri lanka. My wife is
We want a divorce,but were married in sri lanka. My wife is a dual citizen and i am a NZ citizen. We were married in sri lanka and the marriage certificate is sri lankan. How do i apply for a seperati… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
A friend of ours applied for his PR as main applicant along
A friend of ours applied for his PR as main applicant along with his young wife (they went home to South Africa for the wedding after living together in NZ for about 7 years). They got the PR based on… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
My wife and I are new Zealanders and we married in
Hi Pam My wife and I are new Zealanders and we married in LV while on holiday which we both agreed was stupid. We both tried and lived together for 3 years before we gave up 6 months ago. There are no… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
I am recently separated. My wife and I got married in Europe
I am recently separated. My wife and I got married in Europe (Netherlands) and the marriage has not been registered in NZ - do the NZ divorce laws apply? My wife retained her maiden name and subsequen… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
i have a girlfriend who is separated from her husband and has
i have a girlfriend who is separated from her husband and has a daughter staying abroad, the law of that country requires two years separation than divorce. Is there anyway i can get both the mother a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
Hi - we have been married since 2002 and separated in March
Hi - we have been married since 2002 and separated in March - we have one 6 year old and one 3 year old. I live in the Middle East with the children where I work (we all lived there till March- except… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
Hi,I was wondering in New Zealand about general laws are
Hi, I was wondering in New Zealand about general laws are around mortgages in the seperation of a marriage ? From my understanding it is 2 years under NZ law before property is divided (when the seper… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 satisfied customers
I am married in accordence with moslem law, which is like a
I am married in accordence with moslem law, which is like a pre nuptial agreement, when I was in Iraq.Susequently we immigrated to NZ and my wife and daughter became citizens of NZ while I have reside… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
31,866 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

31,866 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