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
31/10/2014 |
There are no immediate pressing legal issues to take care of when someone passes away.  Family members should take time to grieve before worrying about legal issues for the estate. Before...
10/10/2014 |
Your marriage, civil union or de facto relationship has ended. It may be tempting to ignore property and legal issues and “muddle-through” or simply walk away, but that could leave...
03/10/2014 |
 Figuring out what you are, or your employee is, entitled to by law when working on a public holiday has its challenges. But, it is worth getting it right! Any employee...
03/10/2014 |
Every year, greater emphasis is being placed on the desire to excel in sport, not only at a national level, but also at provincial, club and even school level. A...
26/09/2014 |
Buying an apartment, unit or townhouse isn’t the same as buying a residential property. Since you’re buying into a shared space, it’s worth spending the extra time to consider if...

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