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Cavell Leitch
A recent High Court case shows the difficulties of deciding what indicates whether a de facto relationship exists.
Cavell Leitch
Under New Zealand law, a person's Will will be automatically revoked upon marriage (or if entering into a civil union).
Cavell Leitch
Determining which party is entitled to retain the engagement ring will depend on the specific facts of each case.
Webb Farry
Can you separate from your partner during lockdown?
Cavell Leitch
The COVID-19 lockdown has affected children, shared parenting arrangements and increased the rate of domestic violence.
Cavell Leitch
A further temporary change was made to Enduring powers of attorney, so they could be witnessed via audio visual link.
Cavell Leitch
Family Court guidelines have provided for applications to be filed without having to physically see your solicitor.
Cavell Leitch
The expectation is that at Level 3, parenting agreements and orders should return to as close to normal as possible.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Spending too much time together in this pandemic? Questions & answers for those seeking separation.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Recent settlement agreements could be reviewed if the value of the property has been significantly affected by COVID-19.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
If you feel unsafe or face physical, emotional or psychological abuse in the lockdown period, ring the police on 111.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article discusses the effect of COVID-19 on shared care arrangements.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Article discusses Wills, Powers of Attorney, E-signing, lease renewals, trust matters, gifting & forgiveness of debt.
Cavell Leitch
This article aims to advise our clients on what they should do to ensure a fair division of assets, if they separate.
Cavell Leitch
After a three-year review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976, the Law Commission has made 140 recommendations.
Cavell Leitch
The general rule is that a person's will is automatically revoked upon marriage, so you should need to update your will.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Explanation of enduring powers of attorney & how & when they can be useful.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The reality is, the time to plan your estate and make a Will is now, because when you do need it, it will be too late.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A prenup allows you to contract out of the Property (Relationships) Act and set your own rules for division of property.
Duncan Cotterill
Relationship property law could be replaced, now that the Law Commission report has recommended significant changes.
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