Written by our experienced lawyers, our library houses a wealth of information on all kinds of legal topics affecting private individuals, New Zealand businesses, charitable trusts and family trusts.

In our Articles section you’ll find a huge archive of articles on every day legal issues arranged by topic – Property Law, Litigation, Wills and Trusts, Family Law, Business & Commercial Law, Estates, Elder Law and Employment Law. Each of these articles has been written by one of the lawyers here at Smith and Partners and designed to help you understand the kinds of legal issues that affect you. Below you can find a teaser of our most recently published articles.

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Latest Articles
11/10/2018 |
A Tenant not paying their rent on time, or in full, is a breach of the tenancy agreement and the Residential Tenancies Act 1986. Under this legislation Tenants must pay...
18/07/2018 |
The KiwiSaver First Home Withdrawal scheme helps first home buyers purchase residential property in New Zealand. For first home buyers a KiwiSaver withdrawal can be a great kick start...
04/07/2018 |
What is KiwiBuild?KiwiBuild is a government supported programme with the intention to build 100,000 “affordable” homes in New Zealand over the next ten years – 50% off them in Auckland....
11/05/2018 |
Have you been behind with your tax payments and need some direction to tidy up your returns?At Smith and Partners we have had some recent success for our clients reduced...
26/04/2018 |
Why do you need a building report? The property may look perfect to you, you may have a family member or friend who knows a bit about building and they’ve...

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