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Trusts and Estates advice | Morrison Kent Lawyers

What can you do if a trustee loses capacity?

September 3, 2019 | Laura Blumenthal

Trusts are a popular form of asset protection in New Zealand. According to Ministry of Justice data, there are over 300,000 trusts in New Zealand. However, as New Zealand’s ageing population...Read More

Residential Property Law | Article | Morrison Kent

The Golden Rule – Love Thy Neighbour

August 21, 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Owning land is a fundamental part of the quintessential Kiwi dream. We want to be the king of our own castle. There is a common belief that we (within the limits of local authority regulations)...Read More

Purchasing a Unit Title - Morrison Kent Lawyers

Purchasing a Unit Title

July 2, 2019 | Zaneta Aislabie

Purchasing an apartment or a unit (known in New Zealand as a ‘unit title’) is different from buying a freehold property, and additional laws apply in respect of these sorts of properties. One...Read More

Residential Conveyancing

What is Residential Conveyancing?

June 6, 2019 | Jamie Nunns

Buying a house can be the single most significant investment of your life. It is, therefore, essential that you seek quality legal advice to provide you with certainty about your...Read More

How to Secure Your Trust

Securing your Trust

April 2, 2019 | Jamie Nunns

There has recently been an increase in awareness of potential liability for trustees in New Zealand. The courts are making it clear they expect certain minimum standards for the investment and...Read More