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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.

Articles
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
28/11/2013 |
It is amazing how many clients write Wills and then lock them away in the bottom drawer without ever thinking about them again. Your Will should be a document that...
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20/11/2013 |
For first home buyers a KiwiSaver withdrawal can be a kick start to saving enough money for your mortgage deposit.  But who can withdraw money from KiwiSaver, and how do...
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07/11/2013 |
You may have spent years building up equity in your family home only to be left with no savings for retirement, leaving you asset rich but cash poor.  A reverse...
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31/10/2013 |
 If your debts are running out of control, the common presumption is that your only option is bankruptcy.  However, what many do not know is that there are other options...
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16/10/2013 |
    In 2013, Mary’s Alzheimer’s reached the stage where she no longer had the capacity to make decisions for herself. Mary had not granted a power of attorney to manage her...
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