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The things you need to know about getting a divorce in New Zealand

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 […]

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Legal Warrant of Fitness – Are you roadworthy?

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 […]

Child Relocation Outside NZ

The father and mother of a child are usually joint guardians of the child under Section 17 of the Care of Children Act 2004 (‘the Act’). Parents who have separated have a duty under Section 16 of the Act to consult with the other parent of the child about important guardianship matters. One of these […]