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Duncan Cotterill
Executors are generally not obliged to notify family members of the death of the deceased but ought to seek legal advice.
Cavell Leitch
The 'presumption of advancement' means loans to family members are treated as gifts unless there is contrary evidence.
Cavell Leitch
We recommend that everyone has a Will.
Cavell Leitch
A recent survey found that just 25 per cent knew that the funds in KiwiSaver could be split between a separating couple.
Chapman Tripp
Law Commission is asking whether reform is needed to achieve a fairer balance between the rights of creditors vs partners.
Cavell Leitch
The law recognises the importance of wills by imposing very strict requirements on how the documents are to be signed.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Law Commission wants to know what you think about the Property (Relationships) Act and whether reform is needed.
Cavell Leitch
The partner who purchased the ring is able to apply to the court for its return, or compensation for its value.
Cavell Leitch
The Review is interested in how the Act is operating and in the impact it has on the interests of parties and children.
Cavell Leitch
All enduring powers of attorney will now be on new forms; a change which is intended to make the process simpler.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
From 16 March 2017, EPAs in the old forms that are not fully executed will need to be re-done on the new forms.
Cavell Leitch
Relatively easy tasks, when all trustees have capacity, can be complex if one of the trustees becomes incapacitated.
Cavell Leitch
A private mediation is not constrained by the resources of the Court so can explore issues in as much depth as is needed.
Cavell Leitch
From 16 March 2017, enduring powers of attorney (EPAs) must be on a new form to make them easier to make and understand.
Cavell Leitch
Failure to make proper provision in your Will could result in a claim being brought against your estate by that child.
Cavell Leitch
Do-it-yourself Will kits may seem easy, but there are many pitfalls when making a Will which could make yours invalid.
Cavell Leitch
There are various avenues available to you to assist in reaching an agreement or resolution.
Cavell Leitch
The article briefly discusses common pitfalls immigrants face when separating in New Zealand..
Cavell Leitch
For property division agreements to be binding, there must be proper disclosure of all assets in which the parties share.
Duncan Cotterill
The latest Supreme Court case regarding family trusts is in two decisions in respect of one family, in Clayton v Clayton.
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Cavell Leitch
Failure to make proper provision in your Will could result in a claim being brought against your estate by that child.
Duncan Cotterill
Executors are generally not obliged to notify family members of the death of the deceased but ought to seek legal advice.
Cavell Leitch
The 'presumption of advancement' means loans to family members are treated as gifts unless there is contrary evidence.
Cavell Leitch
A recent survey found that just 25 per cent knew that the funds in KiwiSaver could be split between a separating couple.
Cavell Leitch
We recommend that everyone has a Will.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Law Commission wants to know what you think about the Property (Relationships) Act and whether reform is needed.
Cavell Leitch
The law recognises the importance of wills by imposing very strict requirements on how the documents are to be signed.
Cavell Leitch
The partner who purchased the ring is able to apply to the court for its return, or compensation for its value.
Chapman Tripp
Law Commission is asking whether reform is needed to achieve a fairer balance between the rights of creditors vs partners.
Cavell Leitch
Do-it-yourself Will kits may seem easy, but there are many pitfalls when making a Will which could make yours invalid.
Cavell Leitch
From 16 March 2017, enduring powers of attorney (EPAs) must be on a new form to make them easier to make and understand.
Cavell Leitch
Relatively easy tasks, when all trustees have capacity, can be complex if one of the trustees becomes incapacitated.
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