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.
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
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
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
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