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 76 and have a new neighbour arriving soon. I have been
I am 76 and have a new neighbour arriving soon. I have been told they want to build a new fence. The existing fenceline is partly outbuildings and old corrugated iron. Don't know length but it's not s… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Can we erect a gate across a ROW easement without consulting
Hello, Can we erect a gate across a ROW easement without consulting the servient/land owner? The ROW is to access only our property and does not impact the servient land owner as they have their own d… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
I wanted advice in filing for damages for defamation in NZ,
Hi Chris. I wanted advice in filing for damages for defamation in NZ, and getting the articles taken off the internet. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
I asked to have a meeting with my bosses because they
I asked to have a meeting with my bosses because they advertised my job and home without notice back in January and my boss did not follow there farm policy, and because of tht I got hurt pretty bad a… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
I have been issued with two notices of court fines. These
Hi I have been issued with two notices of court fines. These are for failing to register a dog and the other failing to comply with any bylaw authority each contain a bill of $330.00. … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
We have a water easement on our property. It shows on the
Hi - we have a water easement on our property. It shows on the title that our water comes from a spring pumped by solar pump which was paid for by half each ( previous Owner) and the neighbour. the le… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
I am having a contuing saga with the neighbour - we own
I am having a contuing saga with the neighbour - we own lifestyke block with an easement over it for our neighbour, we have requested a million times for him to pleadse close the gate (main gate) to enter our property and he refuses - we shut the gate for security reasons. He won't shut the gate because he has said that he doesn't need to close the gate because he has an eastment over the property so it is his gate and he can leave it open, there is no house on their property - … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Neighbour has 1/2 hectare of land, been there mths. I have
Neighbour has 1/2 hectare of land, been there for 21 mths. I have 1.5 ha. for the last 9 years. I have a stand of 8 over 100 year old gum trees where our boundary fence meets .They don't overhang her … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
My brother is a farmer, he is self employed, with no spouse.
My brother is a farmer, he is self employed, with no spouse. We visited him on Boxing Day, after concerns raised by the neighbours. That day his speech, wasn't fluent, he kept on forgetting words to m… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
I bought a property at the top of a drive. My neighbour
I bought a property at the top of a drive . My neighbour inists on using the driveway to feed his horses or cows . Last weekend he realised I wasn't home & took down tape & closed a gate at bottom of … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
We have a blended family of Mum Dad and 3 kids ages 10,9 and
We have a blended family of Mum Dad and 3 kids ages 10,9 and 3 but in holiday time family swells by 3 more kids a girl of 13 boy of 14 and a retarded lad of 16. The mother takes drugs and the father i… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
My husband Don & I own 39 hectares in a gated subdivision south
My husband Don & I own 39 hectares in a gated subdivision south of Whangarei, NZ. We have a neighbour here who has sheep plus one old cow and when he and his wife bought their small plot several years… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Law related to Rows I am the serveient tenant with a ROW
Law related to Row's I am the serveient tenant with a ROW easement thru my life style block which accesses a 40 acre farm behind me. This is about to be sold and the prospective new owner wishes to wi… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Hi there, we have a huge tree on the neigbours side of the
Hi there, we have a huge tree on the neigbours side of the fence, however it is pushing on ours has ruined the fence and the roots have now broken thru and blocked our drains twice in the last 8 mths … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Hi - I live in Australia but am originally from New Zealand.
Hi - I live in Australia but am originally from New Zealand. I left NZ under very stressful and sad circumstances, loss of job and a morgagee sale, which sold for half of the price owing, plus everthi… read more
LawNZ
LawNZ
Other
31 satisfied customers
What is you suggestion re fighting a dog abatement notice when
What is you suggestion re fighting a dog abatement notice when the complaint has a hearing problem ( high pitched noise affects him) and it is agreed there is no proof that the level of noise is loud … read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Another fence query: First I will describe the situation. A
Another fence query: First I will describe the situation. A large tree obstructing a neighbours power lines on our title was recently removed. A branch from this tree was overhanging another neighbour… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 satisfied customers
Is a electric fence illegal in a residental area. Our neighbours
Is a electric fence illegal in a residental area. Our neighbours can only contain her dogs by electric fencing off her back yard and part of the front. We have young children and are concerned. They g… read more
Chris The Lawyer
Chris The Lawyer
Lawyer
Master's Degree
32,049 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

32,049 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