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What is personal bankruptcy?

What is personal bankruptcy?

What is personal bankruptcy? Personal bankruptcy is a method of clearing your debt if you cannot pay the money you owe. Once you become bankrupt, your assets will be vested in the “Official Assignee”. The Official Assignee will administer your bankruptcy by selling...
The risks of buying “off the plan” properties

The risks of buying “off the plan” properties

The risks of buying “off the plan” properties Buying properties “off the plans” have become increasingly popular over the years. When you buy a property “off the plans,” this means you purchase the property before it is completed. Purchasers usually have to wait at...
How to apply for a Court order to prevent certain actions?

How to apply for a Court order to prevent certain actions?

How to apply for a Court order to prevent certain actions? Do you want to urgently stop someone from doing something that is detrimental to your legal rights? If so, then you need to apply for an interim injunction at a New Zealand Court. An interim injunction is a...
How to lodge a caveat over a property

How to lodge a caveat over a property

How to lodge a caveat over a property When it comes to civil litigation, whether or not a defendant owns land often determines if it is worth incurring the legal cost of suing that defendant. However, even if the defendant owns land, Court proceedings can take a long...