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Cavell Leitch
Many people often don't know how complicated inheritance laws can be, to deal with these overseas assets after you die.
Cavell Leitch
A testamentary promise is when a person agrees to make provision for another in their will as reward for services or work.
Cavell Leitch
Immoveable assets, such as land or anything affixed to land, is governed by the law of the land where it is situated.
Cavell Leitch
Any advancing or borrowing money inter-family (usually for property) should be formally discussed with a lawyer.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Perhaps some sort of allowance should be made for surrogate birth mothers when recovering from the act of giving birth.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A contractual clause that attempts to prevent one party from exercising rights under the FPA is void and unenforceable.
Duncan Cotterill
Executors are generally not obliged to notify family members of the death of the deceased but ought to seek legal advice.
Cavell Leitch
The 'presumption of advancement' means loans to family members are treated as gifts unless there is contrary evidence.
Cavell Leitch
We recommend that everyone has a Will.
Cavell Leitch
A recent survey found that just 25 per cent knew that the funds in KiwiSaver could be split between a separating couple.
Chapman Tripp
Law Commission is asking whether reform is needed to achieve a fairer balance between the rights of creditors vs partners.
Cavell Leitch
The law recognises the importance of wills by imposing very strict requirements on how the documents are to be signed.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Law Commission wants to know what you think about the Property (Relationships) Act and whether reform is needed.
Cavell Leitch
The partner who purchased the ring is able to apply to the court for its return, or compensation for its value.
Cavell Leitch
The Review is interested in how the Act is operating and in the impact it has on the interests of parties and children.
Cavell Leitch
All enduring powers of attorney will now be on new forms; a change which is intended to make the process simpler.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
From 16 March 2017, EPAs in the old forms that are not fully executed will need to be re-done on the new forms.
Cavell Leitch
Relatively easy tasks, when all trustees have capacity, can be complex if one of the trustees becomes incapacitated.
Cavell Leitch
A private mediation is not constrained by the resources of the Court so can explore issues in as much depth as is needed.
Cavell Leitch
From 16 March 2017, enduring powers of attorney (EPAs) must be on a new form to make them easier to make and understand.
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Cavell Leitch
Failure to make proper provision in your Will could result in a claim being brought against your estate by that child.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A contractual clause that attempts to prevent one party from exercising rights under the FPA is void and unenforceable.
Cavell Leitch
Immoveable assets, such as land or anything affixed to land, is governed by the law of the land where it is situated.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Perhaps some sort of allowance should be made for surrogate birth mothers when recovering from the act of giving birth.
Cavell Leitch
Any advancing or borrowing money inter-family (usually for property) should be formally discussed with a lawyer.
Cavell Leitch
A recent survey found that just 25 per cent knew that the funds in KiwiSaver could be split between a separating couple.
Cavell Leitch
A testamentary promise is when a person agrees to make provision for another in their will as reward for services or work.
Cavell Leitch
Many people often don't know how complicated inheritance laws can be, to deal with these overseas assets after you die.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Law Commission wants to know what you think about the Property (Relationships) Act and whether reform is needed.
Duncan Cotterill
Executors are generally not obliged to notify family members of the death of the deceased but ought to seek legal advice.
Cavell Leitch
The partner who purchased the ring is able to apply to the court for its return, or compensation for its value.
Cavell Leitch
The 'presumption of advancement' means loans to family members are treated as gifts unless there is contrary evidence.
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