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Latest Articles
12/09/2014 |
 The NZ government recently developed a larger support system for resolving care of children disputes, which involves minimal legal/court intervention. If you’ve found yourself in a dispute regarding the care...
12/09/2014 |
What are your liabilities when you assign a commercial lease?If you are part way through a commercial lease and want to arrange for someone else to take over the lease,...
09/09/2014 |
What is a constitution?A constitution is a public document (i.e. it must be filed, uploaded and displayed on the Companies Office website) containing specific rules about how your company is...
14/08/2014 |
In New Zealand a competent person has the right to consent to, or refuse, any medical treatment. But what happens when you are not in a position to communicate your...
13/08/2014 |
With the introduction of the new REAA code, there is an obligation placed on agents to be able to understand titles and any registered interests on the titles of all...

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