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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.

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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
14/11/2014 |
 When a person dies without a Will, administering the estate is more complicated than if the person had left one. Dying without a Will is called “dying intestate”. When you have...
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14/11/2014 |
The more information you can provide at this stage, the better.  Executors may wish to discuss these matters with other family members, or conduct all the research on their own....
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14/11/2014 |
Only the executors need to attend the meeting but they may invite other family members if they feel it is appropriate. Arrange for payment of the funeral bills It is a good...
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14/11/2014 |
A company served with a statutory demand does not have the luxury of time.   Steps can be taken to deal with the statutory demand, but action is needed as soon...
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31/10/2014 |
  In November, Auckland Council undertook a revaluation of all properties located within the Auckland region . Council was scheduled to post your notice of valuation between the 10th and the...
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