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Can you cut someone out of a will | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Can you cut someone out of your will?

June 30, 2022 | David Abricossow

You may be surprised to learn that it is very hard to completely write certain family members out of your will under New Zealand law. Testamentary freedom is not what people think it is. Losing...Read More

Guardianship - Family Law | Morrison Kent

What is Guardianship?

June 27, 2022 | Debbie Dunbar

One of the most common areas of confusion for parents involved in a parenting dispute is the idea of guardianship and what it actually means. When a child is born, their parents automatically...Read More

Contesting an Estate | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Contesting an Estate

December 22, 2021 | David Abricossow

Losing and grieving a loved one is never easy. The process of moving on can be complicated further when the estate of your loved one is the cause of conflict. These conflicts can arise between...Read More

Grievance | Morrison Kent

Q&A – Who gets to keep the house?

November 17, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

Are you considering a divorce or separating from your spouse or partner? Separation is a challenging time, often fraught with tension. Along with the emotional turmoil, property division and...Read More

Christmas and Holiday Contact for Children | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Christmas and Holiday Contact for Children

November 3, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

Making care and contact arrangements for children over the holidays can be a difficult task for parents who are separated. However, as difficult as it may be, you are better to address it...Read More

Why you should get a prenup | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Why You Should Get A Prenup

October 29, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

The general rule applying to property division between couples is that once you have been in a qualifying relationship (de facto, marriage or civil union) for three years or more, all relationship...Read More

Q&A – Will My Family Trust Still Protect Me?

August 25, 2021 | Morrison Kent

Will my family trust still protect my property? And more of your legal questions answered by our experts! The team at Morrison Kent Lawyers have partnered with Informed Investor to answer your...Read More