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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
02/11/2011 |
Buying a house is a momentous occasion, and after all those weeks (or months) of searching for the right place it’s important that you don’t spoil all that work by...
12/10/2011 |
If you employ staff in your business, it is advisable to have documented policies and procedures in place.Policies and procedures provide employees with a clear understanding as to what you...
12/10/2011 |
Everyone needs a will.  We cannot plan when we will die, and unfortunately it is often all too sudden. What you can plan for is how your estate wll be...
04/10/2011 |
When you’re just starting out in business, there are a myriad of factors to consider and an important one that you should discuss with your lawyer is how you should...
08/04/2011 |
This update provides a summary of the key changes to the Employment Relations Act 2000 and the Holidays Act 2003 (the majority of which come into force on 1 April...

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