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
14/12/2015 |
A patent is a right that is granted to prevent others from using your invention. This relates to a new product or a process; it could be the material it...
10/12/2015 |
Buying at auction is quite different from other ways of purchasing residential property. As soon as you have purchased at auction the agreement becomes legally binding and is unconditional. You...
03/12/2015 |
For many family trusts, their only asset is the family home. These Trusts were set up as part of the estate plan that protected the home for future generations of...
19/11/2015 |
Smith and Partners utilise commercial property management software Nomos One to assist us and our clients with the compliance and management of Commercial Property.The essence of Nomos One is that...
18/11/2015 |
If you have been left an inheritance in the will of a deceased person, you are considered to be a beneficiary of the estate. But what happens now? How do...

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