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Buy and Sell During Lockdown | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Buying and Selling Property During Lockdown

August 28, 2021 | Jamie Nunns

As we observed following last years lockdown, interest in the property market hasn’t cooled despite the evolving COVID-19 pandemic. And while lockdown made transactions more challenging to...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

Shared Childcare Arrangements | Morrison Kent

Shared Childcare Arrangements During Lockdown

August 19, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

We have been in lockdown before, so we know the rules and expectations of us as a member of our team of 5 million. This lockdown will feel familiar for many, particularly for people in areas who...Read More

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

Fixed-Term and Periodic Tenancy | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Fixed Term and Periodic Tenancy

July 13, 2021 | Jamie Nunns

Landlords and tenants need to understand and comply with various legal obligations set out in the Residential Tenancies Act 1986 and the recent changes introduced by the Residential Tenancies...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 | Louise Bell

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

New Healthy Homes Regulations | Morrison Kent Lawyers

New Healthy Homes Regulations

June 1, 2021 | Jamie Nunns

The New Healthy Homes Standards introduce minimum standards for rental properties. The standards include improvements to heating, insulation, and ventilation and addressing moisture, drainage and...Read More