Published 2nd July 2018 by Claudia Leathart, Duncan King Law
What does it mean to have ‘mental capacity’ when it comes to signing a will or an important legal document? This has recently become a hot topic, with new case...
Published 2nd July 2018 by Gillian Stuart, Aspiring Law
Questions you shouldn’t ask job applicants
An employment minefield. In the lead-up to the 2017 election, broadcaster Mark Richardson caused an uproar when he asked the then Leader of the Opposition, Jacinda Ardern, if she had plans to have children. The commonly-held view was that this question was outrageous. While a broadcaster has the liberty to ask a range of questions, an employer or potential employer cannot ask this.
Published 2nd July 2018 by Angela Stafford, Wain & Naysmith
Inherited debt? What if your parents die broke?