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You will need the lawyer to apply for probate. Probate is the process of "proving" or validating the will in the High Court, and probate is...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 19 Dec 2012
The type of power of attorney you are asking about is called an "enduring power of attorney" (EPA) which will give a nominated person (the...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 23 Oct 2012
No, you won't become personally liable for your parent's debt, as long as the debt was only in your parent's name. If your parent dies without...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 30 Sep 2012
If you have property, it is a good idea to have a will but we don't recommend getting online wills. Although it is possible to make your own will,...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 15 Aug 2012
There is no minimum amount of funds required, but for a small amount of money it might not be worth the cost. For information on how to set up a...
Community Law Wellington & Hutt Valley answered 12 Aug 2012