A financial statement outlines the debtor’s finances for the court, which makes a decision about how they can pay.
It can be completed and sent to the court by either the creditor or the debtor. This can be useful if:
When you file the financial statement, you must:
Post it to:
Ministry of Justice
Central Processing Unit
Write the address as written above and send it the same way as any other mail. You can use an NZ Post mail box. If you use a DX mail box your mail will get to us faster (external link)
You can also file it at your local district court.
You must give a copy of the application to the other party by email, post or in person. If you want to pay by credit card, you need to include the Paying Civil Enforcement Fee form.
A registrar will consider the financial information. They can issue a range of orders, including:
The court will tell you the result of the application.
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