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COVID-19 Family Court continues to operate - Morrison Kent Lawyers

COVID-19 – Family Court continues to operate

April 16, 2020 | Debbie Dunbar

Understandably, it is a worrying time for many families in New Zealand with added pressures of finances, social challenges and health. The Family Court continues to provide priority services...Read More

COVID-19 Family Violence Assistance - Morrison Kent

COVID-19 – Family Violence Assistance

April 3, 2020 | Debbie Dunbar

The current level 4 lockdown period is a difficult time for families, many of whom will be facing additional financial, social and health-related pressures. The police have reported an unfortunate...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

Separation Issues

July 13, 2017 | Debbie Dunbar

Separation is often an extremely challenging experience, where you have to balance both emotional and legal issues. Each relationship and separation is different, and there is no ‘one size fits...Read More

De-facto relationships

What is a de facto relationship?

July 20, 2016 | Debbie Dunbar

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 ("the Act") defines this as a relationship between any two persons who are both aged 18 years or older, who live together as a couple, and who are not...Read More