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Separation and Property Division | Morrison Kent

Understanding Separation and Property Division

July 14, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

Relationships can end despite the best intentions. A difficult separation can often pull children into legal battles and end up in Court arguing over assets. Understanding the process of...Read More

Dividing Relationship Property | Morrison Kent Lawyers

How to Divide Relationship Property

July 9, 2021 | Olivia Lynch

When a couple separate, one of the common issues they encounter is how to divide up their property. The general rule is that all "relationship property" is split equally between the parties if...Read More

Involvement with Oranga Tamariki | Morrison Kent

Involvement with Oranga Tamariki

July 5, 2021 | Maretta Twentyman

Oranga Tamariki gets involved when a social worker or the Police think a child is in need of care or protection. In this article, we provide details of what a parent or caregiver can do when they...Read More

Trusts and Relationship Property | Morrison Kent

Q&A – Ask a Family Lawyer

March 1, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

The team at Morrison Kent have partnered with JUNO Investing to answer your legal questions, this month on family law.                       Trust or Get a Trust? Q. What...Read More

Care of Children - Morrison Kent Family Law

Recent Changes to the Care of Children Act 2004

July 22, 2020 | Racheal Allison

Reaching agreement about care and contact arrangements for your children can be a difficult task. Following a recent law change, lawyers are now able to help separated parents through the Family...Read More

Initial Consultation - Family Law at Morrison Kent

Family Law Initial Consultations

April 17, 2020 | Maretta Twentyman

People often think that taking legal advice is quite formal or intimidating – but that does not need to be the case.  More often than not, the first step is to gather information on your...Read More

COVID-19 Family Violence Assistance - Morrison Kent

COVID-19 – Family Violence Assistance

April 3, 2020 | Debbie Dunbar

The current level 4 lockdown period is a difficult time for families, many of whom will be facing additional financial, social and health-related pressures. The police have reported an unfortunate...Read More