Family & Relationship Property

We recently wrote a piece about how income from employment during a relationship is relationship property, and that this is an aspect of the policy that the fruits of a shared life should be shared equally. Well another aspect of NZ’s relationship property law is that it does not police […] Read More›

A feature of NZ’s relationship property law is the policy that the fruits of a shared life should be shared equally. One of the consequences of this is that each partner’s income from work during the relationship is relationship property.  If you both work in paid employment, both incomes are […] Read More›

It’s getting harder and harder to get on the property ladder in New Zealand, and particularly in Auckland. Many parents who are in a position to do so help their adult children in to home ownership by providing part of the purchase price. Many of those parents will be happy […] Read More›

An important reminder to all heading into the Christmas New Year holiday period. In the event you receive a notice of lapse of a notice of claim, under the Property (Relationships) Act, or notice of lapse of a caveat, the time frames associated with dealing with these matters before such […] Read More›

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