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Trusts and Relationship Property | Morrison Kent

Q&A – Ask a Family Lawyer

2 days ago | Debbie Dunbar

The team at Morrison Kent have partnered with JUNO Investing to answer your legal questions, this month on family law.   CLICK HERE TO ASK A QUESTION Trust or Get a...Read More

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

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