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Published three times a year. Fineprint is NZ LAW's flagship publication with wide-ranging articles.

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Covering in-depth business law issues, this newsletter is distributed three times a year to member firms' commercial clients.

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Trust eSpeaking

Published two times a year. Covers stories of interest to trustees and professionals advising on asset protection and trusts.

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Property Speaking

Published three times a year. Keeping property investors and owners abreast of current property issues.

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Rural eSpeaking

Covers stories of interest to farmers and those working in the rural sector, in matters relating to New Zealand's heartland.

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Articles

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

Published 9th December 2016 by Sarah Heald, Dorrington Poole

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 regulates the arrangements of couples (married, de facto and same sex) and property owned by them.