Articles

When Charity Does Not Begin at Home and Testamentary Freedom Triumphs

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

The truism that charity begins at home might have been given a serious knock back going by the recent UK Supreme Court decision concerning an adult daughter's claim against her mother's estate in IIott v Mitson [2017] UKSC 17.  Read more

Will That Do? - Validation of Non-Compliant Wills

Tuesday, March 21, 2017

Before a deceased's last will can have the legal effect of distributing property to his or her heirs accordingly to its terms, it must be admitted to probate, that is accepted by the High Court as being valid. Read more

Recent Posts


Tags

Trustee Duties Limitation Act 1950 KiwiSaver Zero Hour Contracts Lankow v Rose Will Fair Trading Act 1986 Living standards Sale of Goods Marriage Contract Law Abuse Vessel Sale and Purchase WINZ Validity of Wills Will that do Wills Charity Trust Confidentiality Relationship Property Twelve years Domestic violence Broadbent v Ministry of Social Development Gifts Property Re Estate of Campbell Financial services Economic disadvantage Commercial Trust Check Up Section 15 Work and Income Interpretation of documents Tenant Case Study Charities Lease Offending Shareholders' Agreement Health and Safety Reform Bill Domestic Violence Act 1995 Partner of resident Administrators duty Acknowledgment Trusts White v White Commercial Law Tenants Creating Trusts Amundson v Raos Reckless Trading Legislation update Litigation Ilott v Mitson 2017 UKSC 17 Trust busting Landlord Residential Companies Act 1993 Wilson v Donnellan Rest Home Subsidies Terms of Trade Company Law Psychological abuse Limitation defence Elder Law Gifting Changes Erceg v Erceg Principal Section 182 Family Proceedings Act 1980 Duress Eviction Section 15A Skilled migrant points Commercial Property Character requirements Visa application Due Diligence Partnership based work visa Six years Insurance Valid wills Lease Titles Wills Act 2007 Section 11 Ministry Lump sum Seperation Body Corporate Family Protection Act 1955 Constructive trusts ''Best Endeavours'' Limitation period Employment Trusts Bill Tamarapa v Byerley Family Trusts Maritime Lien Compensation Financial Advisers Act 2008 Consumer credit contracts Re Estate of Feron Resident De facto Acknowledgment of Debt Wills Act 2007 Credit Contracts and Consumer Finance Act 2003 (CCCFA) Resident Visa Document Disclosure Expression of interest Protection Order Pattern of offending Ship Registration Ship's Mortgage Interest Undue influence Income Claims against estates Anti-money laundering (AML) Mortgage Immigration Fair share Testamentary Promises Part payment Maritime Law Murrell v Hamilton Intellectual Property Immigration New Zealand Unfair contract terms Frustration Financial Markets Conduct Act 2013 (FMCA) Personal Properties and Securities Act 1999 Ship Physical abuse Ministry of Social Development Break up Blackwell v Hollings Contract and Commercial Law Act 2017 Temper Personal Asset Protection Vessel surveyor Financial products Repayment Interpretation Act 1999 Section 29 Business Vessel survey Wills Act 2007 Section 8 Wills Act 2007 Section 14 SMC Skilled migrant SN v MN [2017] NZCA 289 Charity begins at home Verbal abuse Division of Functions Property (Relationships) Act 1976 Limitation Act 2010 Subsidies Hawkes Bay Trustee Company Limited v Judd Clayton case Mortgagor Albany Office Grey Power Beneficiary Rights Privacy Act 1993 Interpretation Act 1999 Violence Financial services provider (FSP) Protector Executors duty Testamentary freedom Auckland Office Civil union Testamentary writing Loss of income Deceased's wishes Testamentary capacity Directors' Duties Recovery of money Mortgagee Estate Administration Invalid wills

Archive