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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
09/06/2015 |
What do you do if you have a real fear that your child will be taken out of New Zealand without your consent? You and the other parent/guardian of your child have a joint...
27/05/2015 |
The Government has introduced amendments to the Employment Relations Act 2000, which affect you as an employer or as an employee. The changes include: Flexible working arrangements The ability to apply...
22/05/2015 |
The Government has approved a package of changes to NZ employment law, designed to better enforce employment standards against employers. The measures proposed are specifically directed at employers who exploit...
16/03/2015 |
If you’re planning to buy a home, there is a lot to think of. This First time home buyer's checklist will help you keep track of everything there is to...
13/03/2015 |
Mrs. Jones owned a small office block in Massey. West IT Limited, a start up IT company rented the premises. A lease was negotiated for an eight-year term with West...

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