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Abortion, Sterilisation and Contraception
Access - All About Supervised Access
Accessory After The Fact
Acknowledgment of Debt Form
Acts Of Parliament
Adoption Act 1955
Adult Adoption Information Act 1985
Advertising - False and Misleading
Age and the Law - Aged 1 - 25
Aiding and Abetting - Parties to Offences
Alcohol & Drug Addiction Act 1966
Alternative Dispute Resolution
Animal Cruelty
Anti-Spam Laws
Anton Piller Orders - A Civil Court Search Warrant
Arms Act 1983
Bankruptcy and Insolvency
Bankruptcy/Insolvency - Creditors Compromise
BB Guns - Know the Law
Benefit - Applying for a Benefit.
Benefit Fraud
Bigamy - Feigned Marriage
Bill Of Rights
Births, Deaths and Marriages
Body Corporates - Unit Titles
Bond to Keep the Peace
Boy Racers - Serious Penalties
Breaches of Parenting Orders - Punishment
Brief of Evidence - A Case in Court
Broadcasting Complaints
Building Act 2004
Building Consents - Applications
Building Disputes Tribunal
Care and Protection
Care of Children Act 2004
Careless Driving
Carriage of Goods Act 1979
Cause of Action
Censorship / Pornography
Changing Your Name
Charitable Trusts
Charities Act 2005
Child Support
Children Young Persons And Their Families Act 1989
Childrens Wishes - A Custody Case
Citizens Arrest
Citizenship - How to Apply
Civil Law and Claims
Civil Unions
Claim of Right - (Formerly called "Colour of Right")
Class Actions
Clean Slate - Convictions Wiped
Colour Of Right - (Now called "Claim of Right")
Commercial Leases
Commercial Property Investment
Common Law
Community Law Centres
Community Magistrates
Community Work
Companies - A Statutory Demand
Companies - Can a Director appear in Court for a Company?
Companies - Insider Trading
Companies - Personal Liability of Directors Other Than Recklessness
Companies - Qualifying Companies and Loss Attributing Qualifying Companies
Companies - Winding Up a Company
Company Formation , Registration and Operation
Company Law - Directors
Company Law - Phoenix Companies - What Can I Do?
Consideration - An essential part of a contract
Constitutional Law
Construction Contracts Act 2002
Constructive Dismissal - Employment Law
Consumer Guarantees Act 1993
Consumer Law
Contraception (Abortion and Sterilisation)
Contracts - Do they have to be Fair?
Contracts - Do They Have To Be In Writing?
Contracts - Minors Contracts Act 1969
Contracts - Restraint of Trade Clauses
Contracts - Romalpa Clauses
Contracts - The Frustrated Contracts Act 1944
Contracts - The Illegal Contracts Act 1970
Contracts and Contract Law
Contracts Enforcement Act 1956 (Replaced)
Contractual Mistakes Act 1977
Contractual Remedies Act 1979
Contributory Negligence - A Defence?
Coroners Court and Procedure
Costs Awards in the Family Court
Counsel For The Child - Family Court
Court Costs - Win Or Lose
Court Documents - Some Tips
Court Filing Fees
Court Locations and Addresses
Court Of Appeal
Court Procedure - A Civil Case
Courts - Structure And Set Up
Credit (Re-possession) Act 1997
Credit Contracts & Consumer Finance Act 2003
Crime Prevention
Crimes - Time Limits???
Crimes Act 1961
Criminal Disclosure Act 2008 - Discovery
Criminal Law
Criminal Legal Aid
Criminal Procedure (Mentally Impaired Persons) Act 2003
Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009
Criminal Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009
Criminal Records - The Wanganui Computer
Criminal Records (Clean Slate) Act 2004
Dangerous Driving - speed and manner
De Facto Relationships
Death - Civil Procedures
Debt Collection
Debt Collection - Can I seize Assets before I get Judgment?
Defence against attack
Defending a Charge Yourself
Demerit Points
Discharge Without Conviction
Disciplining Your Children
Disinterment - Exhumation
Disorderly behaviour
Disputes Tribunal
Disqualification, Removal of
Dissolution of Marriage
District Court Rules 2009
District Courts
Doctors - Complaints against the Medical Profession
Dog Control - New Laws
Domestic Violence
Door to Door Sales Act 1967
Drink Driving
Drink Driving - Police Rights of Entry On To Private Property
Drink Driving a Bike
Driving and Drugs - Offences and Proof
Drug Offences
Drugs and Driving
Drunk Driving
Economic Disparity - Section 15 - Relationship Property Arguments
Education Law and Practices
Electronic Transactions Act 2002
Emergency Medical Treatment - When Parents Will Not Consent
Employment contracts - Can an employee be fired for sickness?
Employment Contracts - Make up Your Own
Employment Dispute Cases - Costs Awarded - Take Care
Employment Law
Employment Law - Abusing the Boss
Employment Law - Can an employer sue an employee?
Employment Law - Employing Disabled People
Employment Law - Fixed Term Contracts
Employment Law - Redundancy
Employment Law - Rest & Meal Breaks
Enduring Power of Attorney
Environment Court
Estimates and Quotes - Contract Law
Euthanasia - Mercy Killing?
Exhibit Notes - Letters attached to Affidavits
Exhumation - Disinterment
Fair Trading Act 1986
False Imprisonment
Family Court Decisions
Family Court Forms
Family Court Practice and Procedure Notes Issued By the Principal Family Court Judge
Family Court Rules 2002
Family Courts
Family Group Conference
Family Law - Related Acts of Parliament
Family Protection Act 1955 - Will Disputes
Fees - Court Filing Fees.
Filing Fees in Court
Flatting - Your Rights and Responsibilities
Foreshore and Seabed Act 2004
Forgiveness of Debt - Forms
Franchises in Business
Fraud and Dishonesty
Fringe Benefit Tax
Frustrated Contracts Act 1944
Gambling Law
Gangs - the Relevant Law
Gift Duty
Grandparents - Access to Grandchildren
Guardianship - A Separate Topic
Guilty Plea - Do I get a Discount?
Habeas Corpus
Hague Convention
Harassment Act 1997
Hate Speech
Hate Speech - Our Laws
Health and Safety in Employment Act 1992
High Court
High Court Rules - New
Hire Purchase (Replaced)
Holidays Act 2003
Home "Buy Back" Schemes
Home Detention
Home Invasion - Penalties
Hostile Witnesses
Human Rights
Illegal Contracts Act 1970
Illegally Parked Cars - Has Your Car been Towed?
Importing Drugs
Impounding Act 1955
Incorporated Societies
Information Sheet
Inheritance Trusts
Insanity as a Defence
Insider Trading
Insolvency ( Bankruptcy )
Insurance Law
Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act 2003
Intellectual Property
Intentional Damage
Internet Pornography
Intestacy - No Will
Joint Family Homes
Joint Venture Agreements
Judge Alone or Jury? Your Choice
Judges - Complaints about Judges
Judicial Review
Justices of the Peace
Kidnapping and Abduction - Including your own kids!
Land and Conveyancing
Landlocked Land - Relief?
Law Commission
Lawyers – Complaints Against
Lawyers and Conveyancers Act 2006
Lay-By Sales Act 1971
Leaky Homes - Your Rights
Leases - Commercial
Leases - Residential
Leaving New Zealand With A Child
Legal Aid
Liable Parents Contribution
Liens - Someone Keeping Your Property for an Unpaid Bill
Limitation Act 1950
Limited Licences
Living Will
Lump Sums - ACC
Maintenance - Applying for a Benefit
Maintenance - Children
Maintenance of Partner
Malicious Prosecution - Abuse of the Legal Process
Maori Land Court
Mareva Injunctions - A Civil Restraining Order
Massage Parlours and the Law
Matrimonial Property
Mediating a civil dispute
Mediation - Family Court
Medical Law - Your Rights
Mental Health
Mental Health (Compulsory Assessment and Treatment) Act 1992
Minimum Wage
Minors Contracts Act 1969
Misuse of Drugs Act 1975
Money Laundering
Motor Vehicle Dealers - The New Law
Name Suppression
Natural Justice
Neighbours - All sorts of problems?
New Zealand Bill of Rights Act 1990
News Media in Family Court
Next of Kin
No Assets Procedure - Insolvency
Noise Control
Notice of Proceeding
Occupation & Furniture Orders
Occupational Health and Safety
Official Information Act 1982
Older Drivers - Driving Licences for those over 75
Overseas Investment - Rules and Regulations
Parental Leave
Parking (Unlawful Parking and Damages)
Parties to Offences - Aiding and Abetting
Partnership Law and Procedure
Passports - Applications
Personal Property Securities Act 1999.
Plea In Mitigation
Police Complaints Authority
Police Diversion
Police Informants - Snouts, Grasses and Snitches
Police Interviews
Power of Attorney
Practice Note on Police Questioning - Chief Justice July 16 2007
Practice Notes - Court Procedure
Pre-Nuptial Agreements
Privacy Act 1993
Private Investigators & Security Guards
Privy Council
Proof - Standard And Burden
Property ( Relationships ) Act 1976
Property Law Act 2007
Prostitution - Know the Law
Protected Disclosures Act 2000 - Whistleblowers
Protecting the Assets - Restraining Orders - Relationship Property
Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988
Protection Orders
Public Records Act 2005
Punitive Damages
Pyramid Selling
Queens Chain
Quotes & Estimates - Contract Law
Racial Prejudice - What Can You Do?
Real Estate Agents Act 2008
Reciprocal Enforcement of Judgments Act 1934 - Overseas Judgments or Judgments you have in NZ which you Want to Enforce Overseas
Reckless driving
Refusing To Give Blood - Drink Driving
Relationship Property
Relationship Property Agreements - Must Lawyers Be Involved?
Re-location Cases - Custody Disputes
Removal of Disqualification
Repossession agents and your rights
Representing Yourself In The Family Court
Residential Care Subsidies
Residential Tenancies
Resource Management Act 1991
Restorative Justice - What Is It?
Restraint of Trade Clauses - Contracts
Retirement Villages - You and the Law
Right To Remain Silent
Roadside Confiscation (Impoundment)
Roadside Disqualification
Robbery - Including Aggravated Robbery
Romalpa Clauses - Contracts
Royal Prerogative of Mercy
Rylands v. Fletcher - A civil claim
Sale of Liquor Act 1989
search and Surveillance - New Laws
Seatbelts & Child Restraints - Know the Law
Secondhand Dealers and the Law
Seizing and Securing the Assets of a Defendant - Pre and Post Judgment
Self defence
Selling Property - "Subject To the Sale of . . . "
Serious Fraud Office
Service of Documents
Settlement Conferences - Civil & Family Courts
Sexual Harassment
Sexual Violation
Shop Trading Hours
Skateboards, Scooters, In-line Skates etc and the Law
Smacking Children - The Law
Small Claims Court
Smoking and the Law
Someone hassling you? What can you do?
Spousal Maintenance
Starting Your Own Business
Statement of Claim
Statement of Defence
Statements of Claim - Some examples
Status Hearings
Sterilisation (Abortion and Contraception)
Student Loans
Suicide - A Crime? Or Mercy Killing?
Suing People
Summary Judgment
Summary Offences Act 1981
Supervised access
Suppression of Name.
Supreme Court of New Zealand
Suspended Sentences
Tax Law
Tenders - Contract Law
Testamentary Guardianship Clause in a Will
Testamentary Promises
Trade Marks
Traffic Fines and Offences
Treason (and a spot of hanging)
Treaty of Waitangi Act 1975
Tree Roots - Who Pays For Any Damage?
Trees & Hedges - Blocking your view? A nuisance?
Trespass Act 1980 and Trespass Notices
Tribunals ( Judicial ) of New Zealand
Trusts - A Charitable Trust
Trusts - Inheritance Trusts
Unit Titles - Body Corporates
Unlawful Assembly
Unsolicited Goods and Services Act 1975
Violence in the Home
Waitangi Tribunal
Wanganui Computer - Your Criminal Records
Weathertight Homes - Problems?
Weekend Arrest?
Weekend Separation? Bust-up?
Weights and Measures
Whistleblowers - The Protected Disclosures Act 2000
Wills - What is a Living Will?
Wills - applying for permission to administer estate - obtaining probate
Wills - Challenging a Will
Wills - Dying without a Will
Wills - Make One Yourself
Wills - Testamentary Guardianship Clause
Wills Act 2007
Winding Up A Company That Cannot Pay Its Debts
Wiretaps - Bugging Your phone and other covert surveillance
Without Prejudice
Women and the Law
Work Licences
Youth Court