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Gifts from parents in the case of separation - Family Law at Morrison Kent

Gifts from Parents in the Case of Separation

April 13, 2018 | Anna Chapman

Parents concerned about rising house prices are increasingly providing money to their children to assist them with their first house deposit to get them on the property ladder. The simplest...Read More

Holiday Contact for Children

March 24, 2018 | Debbie Dunbar

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

What is Relationship Property?

February 9, 2018 | Debbie Dunbar

Following separation one of the main issues is the division of “relationship property”.  In New Zealand, under the Property (Relationships) Act 1976,  the general rule is that once you have...Read More

5 FAQs about Separation/Divorce

January 30, 2017 | 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 of a break-up, there are the...Read More

Separation

January 13, 2017 | Debbie Dunbar

Going through a separation is one of life’s most challenging and difficult experiences. As well as dealing with the emotional side of a break-up, property needs to be formally divided, there may...Read More