Published 30th November 2018 by Alice Dombroski, Thomson Wilson
New Zealanders need to find time to sit down and make sure they have a will. We all know this is important but how many of us don’t get around to...
Published 5th October 2018 by Colette Mackenzie, Greg Kelly Law Ltd
If you have a family trust set up a number of years ago, it’s good practice to review it to ensure it is still ‘fit for purpose’.
Published 5th October 2018 by Chris Kelly, Greg Kelly Law Ltd
It has been estimated that there are between 300,000-500,000 trusts in this country. Trusts have been established for many different reasons, including estate planning, creditor protection, to ensure access to...
Published 5th October 2018 by Kimberly Lawrence, Greg Kelly Law Ltd
For wills to be valid they must comply with a number of legal formalities; they must be in writing and there must be two witnesses who must attest to the...
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 Angela Stafford, Wain & Naysmith
Inherited debt? What if your parents die broke?
Published 27th November 2017 by Kate Melville , Gawith Burridge
Can it be fair for everyone?
Published 29th August 2017 by Neil Dent, Gifford Devine
The law around trusts is ever-changing particularly with relationship property and matrimonial issues.
Published 21st July 2017 by Hannah Wood, CS Law
Whether you’re 18 or 80 having an Enduring Power of Attorney (EPA) is as vital as a will