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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

Care of Children - Morrison Kent Family Law

Recent Changes to the Care of Children Act 2004

July 22, 2020 | Racheal Allison

Reaching agreement about care and contact arrangements for your children can be a difficult task. Following a recent law change, lawyers are now able to help separated parents through the Family...Read More

Initial Consultation - Family Law at Morrison Kent

Family Law Initial Consultations

April 17, 2020 | Maretta Twentyman

People often think that taking legal advice is quite formal or intimidating – but that does not need to be the case.  More often than not, the first step is to gather information on your...Read More

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

Family Law Experts - Morrison Kent Lawyers

Family Legal Aid

March 20, 2020 | Racheal Allison

At Morrison Kent, we aim to provide top-quality legal services to all clients. To make the process for those needing legal aid as simple and painless as possible, here is a short guide as to what...Read More

Non-Publication in Family Court - Morrison Kent

Non-Publication in Family Court Proceedings

March 19, 2020 | David Abricossow

The Family Court often deals with very sensitive and deeply personal matters; frequently involving children and other vulnerable participants. As a result, specific reporting restrictions apply to...Read More