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Contesting an Estate | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Contesting an Estate

December 22, 2021 | David Abricossow

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

Separation | Morrison Kent

Q&A – Who gets to keep the house?

November 17, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

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

Christmas and Holiday Contact for Children | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Christmas and Holiday Contact for Children

November 3, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

Making care and contact arrangements for children over the holidays can be a difficult task for parents who are separated. However, as difficult as it may be, you are better to address it...Read More

Why you should get a prenup | Morrison Kent Lawyers

Why You Should Get A Prenup

October 29, 2021 | Debbie Dunbar

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

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

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 | Maretta Twentyman

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