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Friends. Our son is insolvent. We know this because we know
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Chris. Due to bad advice from my accountant I am left with a
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I had a company that went into liquidation owing the IRD $100K. KPMG were appointed Liq
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Hi Chris, My partner is from New Zealand and has a $40,000
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Im a NZ citizen living in the UK. A UK collections agency
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Hi, Im looking for legal advice regarding accumulated student
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hello - we moved to new zealand a few years ago from the US.
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