Family & Relationship Property Law

December 21, 2020

Family dispute resolution – a mediation process

The festive season is just around the corner. Sadly, at this time of year, some families are more concerned about whether or not they will be […]
December 10, 2019

The Adoption Act – due for an overhaul?

The New Zealand Adoption Act 1955 (“the Act”) has been widely viewed as being in need of an overhaul to bring it up to date with […]
October 15, 2019

Contracting out agreements – who needs them and why?

A contracting out agreement (aka pre-nup), is an agreement which enables a couple, whether married or in a de facto relationship, to contract out of the […]
June 26, 2019
Cross Lease

A bright-line rule – still hazy…

Discussion on the proposed capital gains tax feels like an age ago now. However, those fortunate enough to own residential property should be well aware that […]