New Zealand ranks 25th in the world for divorce rates according to a new study – but this could change after COVID-19. In this NZ Herald article, I discuss why life after lockdown could see a rise in couples separating.
Whilst it is too soon to have any real statistics around this issue, we suspect that with time, a trend may begin to emerge which shows an increase in the rate of separation, following on from the...Read More
Q: My ex-spouse had numerous affairs and spent our joint money on those relationships. Can I receive more than 50% of our property?
It is entirely understandable why you may want to ask for an...Read More
When the Law Commission undertook a major review of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976 in 2019, it consulted widely with members of the legal profession and other interested groups.
But the...Read More
Q: My friend has recently set up a trust. She is in a new relationship and thinks this will protect her assets from her partner if they break up. She has asked me to be an independent trustee....Read More