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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

Contracting Out Agreements - Morrison Kent Family Law

When to Consider a Contracting Out Agreement

May 27, 2019 | Maretta Twentyman

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

90 Day Trials

90-Day Trial Periods

April 30, 2019 | Caroline Rieger

Employing good quality staff is essential to maintaining a good business, and without good staff, businesses cannot develop and grow. The 90-day trial period can be a necessary tool in bringing...Read More

Adopting a Child in New Zealand

Adopting a Child in New Zealand

April 4, 2019 | Debbie Dunbar

Couples and singles throughout New Zealand look toward adoption as a viable option for becoming a parent. There is a myriad of reasons why adoption is a favourable option for parenthood. If you...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