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Trusts Act 2019 – your changing obligations
The impacts of the new Trusts Act 2019 are significant for your obligations and rights as a Settlor, Trustee or even as a Beneficiary. There are a number of...
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Removal and appointment of trustees
This article is the fourth in our series on the new Trusts Act 2019...
Mandatory duties
This article is the third in our series on the new Trusts Act 2019...
Provision to beneficiaries of trust information
This is the second article in our Trust Series. Basic trust information There is...
The Role of an Executor
When you are asked to be an Executor of a Will, you must understand...
Trusts Act 2019 – what do I need to know?
The Trusts Act 2019 (Act) became law on 30 July 2019 and will come...
The Trust Act 2019 – where to from here?
Estimates put the number of trusts operating in New Zealand between 300,000 and 500,000....
Meet our new Lifelaw Partner and Associate
Our Lifelaw team has promoted Chris Anderson to Partner and appointed new Associate Tanya...
Trustee obligations: core documents to be kept by trustees
There is no doubt that many trusts are carefully administered by prudent, well informed...
Lane Neave welcomes two new partners
National law firm, Lane Neave, is proud to welcome two new Partners in recognition...
Lifelaw Newsletter: August
Convert your cross-lease Composite, otherwise known as cross-lease titles, were introduced with the best...
Do you own a rental property?
If the answer is yes, whether commercial or residential, then read on to avoid...
Cross Lease property – what you need to know / you should know about the bright-line test
Lifelaw Simplifying your affairs At Lane Neave we provide simple solutions to complex legal...
Top 5 property tips before signing that agreement / what happens to my digital assets when I pass away?
July Lifelaw Newsletter: Lifelaw When life decisions are everything. At different points in your...
Six reasons you should have a will / New no-nonsense powers of attorney
May Lifelaw Newletter: Lifelaw When life decisions are everything. At different points in your...
Chris Anderson – a finalist in the New Zealand Law Awards
We congratulate Chris Anderson from our Christchurch office who was a finalist in the...