Family & Relationship Property Law

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
Bright line

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 […]
December 5, 2018
Relationship property

Relationship property

The division of relationship property is regulated by the Property (Relationship) Act 1976 (“PRA”), the intention of which is to recognise fair division of the relationship […]