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My wife and I got married in south Africa then relocated
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Me and my husband decided to split. We still live in the
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I have been deported from nz coz I didn't have an visa. But
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I want to know the process of dividing assets in seperation.
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I am a NZ permanent resident. My wife and I were married in
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Pearl JA: The Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have
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