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To keep up to date with and read about our latest news and events visit here regularly. Our posts will cover events and news that relate directly to our practice, while also updating you on important legal issues and updates.

January 21, 2020

The role of the executor

Often when you are asked to be the executor of a will, you accept the role without truly knowing its […]
January 3, 2020

Types of Trusts and their benefits

There are many types of trusts that can be tailored to achieve a specific purpose. The general purpose of a […]
December 23, 2019

Purchasing a property at auction – what you need to know

When purchasing a property, there are generally two ways in which you can achieve this. The first, the traditional offer […]
December 21, 2019

Christmas and Holiday Opening Hours

Our Kaiapoi and Styx Mill offices will close at 12:00pm on Monday 23 December 2019 and re-open at 8.30am on […]
December 13, 2019

Caveats Explained

The word caveat is Latin and translates to “let him or her beware”.  A caveat can be lodged against someone’s […]
December 3, 2019

Importance of insurance when buying a home

Insurance is absolutely crucial, and when borrowing from lenders to complete a house purchase, it is compulsory. Lenders will not […]
November 22, 2019

Sole Trader and Limited Liability Company – Liability Compared

A sole trader is a common ownership structure that can be used to operate a small business. The main operator […]
November 5, 2019

What to know when building a house with a building company

Building a house can be a stressful, expensive and intimidating prospect for both new and experienced customers. As such, ensuring […]
October 26, 2019

When can you access your KiwiSaver?

KiwiSaver was initially created to help people save for their retirement, so the obvious answer for accessing your KiwiSaver funds […]