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25/04/2013 | Posted by Lesley Thomson
*What has changed?
*If you are a commercial landlord you need to be aware that
the most common form of deed of lease used in Auckland
(being the Auckland District Law Society Deed...Read more >>
24/04/2013 | Posted by Ruth Gregory
One of the most difficult disputes in Family Law can be when
parents cannot agree where a child is to live or move to.
The stakes are extremely high, particularly when the
proposed...Read more >>
23/04/2013 | Posted by Maria Hamber
Maria Hamber, Family Trust Lawyer The law on trusts is
always changing so it is a good idea to review your trust
affairs regularly and ensure that you are getting the most
out...Read more >>
17/04/2013 | Posted by Ilsaad Razak
Ilsaad Razak, Litigation Lawyer The details contained in a
LIM (Land Information Memorandum) report often have a
significant impact on whether or not you purchase a
property. A LIM contains information about protected...Read more >>
09/04/2013 | Posted by Mimi Lewell
A person’s Will is an extremely important document and it
must be well looked after. Even a copy of a person’s
last Will can only be released to authorised persons. In
New Zealand,...Read more >>