January 27, 2020

Stay in the loop as a trustee! Major changes coming 2021.

For the first time in 70 years there are major changes coming to the laws that govern the establishment and operation of trusts. The Trusts Act […]
October 31, 2019

Thinking About Becoming a Trustee?

From time to time you may be asked to be a trustee of a trust for someone – be it a friend, colleague or relative. While […]
May 24, 2019

Appointing Attorneys to Act on Your Behalf

It’s been a hot topic recently with a number of people asking us how General and Enduring Powers of Attorney work. A general power of attorney […]
March 29, 2018
Can you make an electronic will?

Can You Make an Electronic Will?

Can you execute an electronic will?  Possibly, but currently the options are extremely limited. While the Wills Act 2007 does contemplate the possibility of executing a […]
March 8, 2018
What's the state of your digital estate?

What’s the State of Your Digital Estate?

You started with a little Bitcoin, then maybe you bought some Ether. Over time your portfolio got more complex as you traded and purchased a variety […]
July 26, 2017
Wills vs Trusts

Ask a Lawyer: Does a Will Outright a Trust?

Ask a Lawyer: Does a Will Outright a Trust? From the Wealth Protection Team A reader wrote to us and asked: ‘Does a will outright a trust?’ By […]
June 22, 2017
Family Trust

Thought about your Family Trust recently?

When was the last time you gave any thought to your Family Trust? Here’s what you might not know about how to look after it successfully… […]
April 21, 2017

Selling a Property? Taxation is Coming!

Are you going to have to pay up to 33% resident land withholding tax on your next property sale? There are now laws in place to […]
March 14, 2017

Can You Trust Your Trust? What you need to know to protect your home.

Can You Trust Your Trust? The following hypothetical scenario is very common: Jess has decided to purchase a residential property. Jess is currently single, but is […]