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    Are You In a De Facto Relationship? 09 Dec 2011
    The inclusion of de facto relationships within New Zealand's Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (“the Act”) effectively means de facto couples receive similar treatment, concerning disputes about property, to those who Read more...
    Is Your ‘Joint’ Home Really a Joint Family Home? 09 Dec 2011
    Do you and your married spouse own and live in your home? Are either of you self-employed or involved in some occupation that involves personal exposure to financial risks(e.g. personal Read more...
    Feeling Harassed? 09 Dec 2011
    You may be aware that the Domestic Violence Act 1995 provides a means to give protection to any person who has shared a domestic relationship with another person, and who Read more...
    Economic Disparity – What Does This Mean for You? 09 Dec 2011
    Section 15 of New Zealand's Property Relationships Act 1976 was introduced to address issues of inequality between partners following a breakdown of their relationship. The section empowers the Court, following a Read more...