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With a sense of humour and no-nonsense approach, Angela Solomons manages to de-mystify the legal issues around buying into a retirement village, noisy neighbours, immigration, divorce, buying a house, surviving a zombie apocolypse, and just about any other situation you can think of.
As Education Co-ordinator with Taranaki Community Law, Angela is passionate about justice, and about real people.
She’s also very entertaining!
New show every second week.
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The show is about: Productivity Commission’s Interim report, A Fair Chance for All. Find out what system shifts the Productivity Commission thinks our government should make to reduce/eliminate persistent disadvantages in NZ. It’s a follow-up to my last show about the barriers identified by the Productivity Commission.
Duration: 00:29:01 | Date: 10 November, 2022
The Productivity Commission has produced an interim report titled 'A Fair Chance For All". The Law Lady breaks down the barriers and recommendations.
Duration: 00:30:18 | Date: 27 October, 2022
This show is about voting in local elections. It's a key part of our democracy and the people we elect have a significant impact on our lives.
Duration: 00:27:35 | Date: 15 September, 2022
My show today was about the new Incorporated Societies Act and what this means for groups (both incorporated and otherwise) in NZ. I’m joined by Marcia Millard from the Wheelhouse who can help groups to prepare for these changes and provide training for them.
Duration: 00:28:57 | Date: 1 September, 2022
Talking about the new Incorporated Societies Act 2022, and what this means for Incorporated societies – essentially that all incorporated societies will have to reregister by April 2026 and this will mostly mean substantial changes to their constitutions.
Duration: 00:30:00 | Date: 28 July, 2022
People with disabilities are at significantly greater risk of family violence and mainstream services don't always recognize this, or provide the right support.
Duration: 00:29:45 | Date: 23 June, 2022
Angela discusses the recent employment court decision declaring that three former members of Gloriavale were employees from the age of 6 years.
Duration: 00:29:22 | Date: 26 May, 2022
Talking about the difference between employees and independent contractors. This is all about the facts of your situation, and there are three tests: Control, integration and fundamentals.
Duration: 00:29:55 | Date: 12 May, 2022
I talk about the recent Court decision involving the Police and Defence Force covid mandate, why this mandate is not a reasonable limit on people’s rights, and why this is specific only to this group of people.
Duration: 00:30:18 | Date: 17 March, 2022
Today Angela discusses Tova O'Brien's Restraint of Trade case - what restraint of trade means, how it works, and the specific outcome of this case
Duration: 00:29:59 | Date: 17 February, 2022
When are workers are required to be vaccinated under the traffic light vaccine mandate. Difference between gatherings and events.
Duration: 00:28:18 | Date: 6 January, 2022