July 5, 2017
Relationship Property

Hope for the Best, Prepare for the Worst – Understanding Relationship Property 

You’ve probably heard that there are three versions of the truth – her version; his version and somewhere in between. Nobody wants to end up feeling […]
July 7, 2016

Flatmate or De Facto Partner?

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (‘Act’) provides an equal sharing presumption to relationship property for qualifying relationships.   Qualifying relationships are marriages, civil unions or de facto […]
December 7, 2015

Trusts & Relationship Property – What Does Clayton v Clayton Mean For Me?

Clayton v Clayton [2015] NZCA 30 (‘Clayton’) considers whether property owned by a particular trust is relationship property for the purposes of the Property (Relationship) Act […]
June 10, 2014

Relationship Breakdown And The Equal Division Of Assets

The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (‘PRA’) makes the assumption that all relationship property will be divided equally on the breakdown of any relationship (whether you are […]
November 4, 2011

Weddings and Wills

Death and Wills! This is generally not a typical topic of conversation when you are preparing for your wedding. But due consideration should be given to […]