It is difficult moving to a new country and sometimes those stresses can lead to breakdown of a relationship. So can you get a divorce here in NZ if I was married overseas? The simple answer is yes, if at least one of you has been domiciled in New Zealand when applying for the divorce (dissolution […]
It is difficult moving to a new country and sometimes those stresses can lead to breakdown of a relationship. Married overseas? You can get a divorce in NZ.
How do I get divorced in New Zealand? This is unfortunately a question some of us will have to ask this year. In 2013 8,279 married couples were granted divorces in New Zealand so about 9.4 divorces for every 1,000 estimated existing marriages. The only ground for a divorce in NZ is that your marriage has broken down […]
“For better or for worse, for richer of for poorer, in sickness and in health, to love and to cherish, till death do us part.” Many people make these vows, or they opt out of marriage and start living together. In any case, the cold reality is that the marriage/relationship you saw as being everlasting […]
Is your legal status clear and current? Do you have outstanding legal liabilities or outstanding legal risks? Use the Queen City Law Warrant of Fitness to find out if you need to address any legal issues this year. Many people won’t organise their affairs correctly until things go wrong or circumstances change suddenly. Be prepared […]
Tina Hwang “Tenancy Tribunal“ Queen City Law lawyer Tina Hwang looks at the processes involving disputes between landlords and tenants. Download.- March 2015 Melinda Li “The things you need to know about getting a divorce in New Zealand“ Disputes resolution expert Melinda Li answers a few questions surrounding divorce in NZ. Read this article as a print and […]
Why it is important to make a will? It is important for you to make a will whether or not you think you have many possessions or much money. It is important because:- if you die without a will, (this is known as dying intestate) there are certain rules which dictate how the money, property […]