If you are married, or in a civil union or de facto relationship, New Zealand’s Property (Relationships) Act 1976 will have an impact on what happens to your property in the event of separation or death.
Shading from trees can be a common source of tension between neighbours. Have you ever purchased a property and later discovered that your neighbour’s trees will eventually block your view or prevent your property from having the benefit of sunlight? Parry Field Lawyers provide legal advice on a range of property matters including disputes with neighbours.
Farm succession differs from non-farm based estate planning in that the farm is the major asset. As such it needs to provide retirement income for the retiring generation, as well as employment and income for the younger generation. Parry Field Lawyers provide legal advice on a range of farming matters including farm succession planning.
Do I need legal advice before signing an agreement to buy real estate?
You may have noticed that on the back page of the standard form Agreement for Sale and Purchase of Real Estate there are recommendations to seek professional advice before signing (as well as directions to those recommendations directly above where you are to sign).
Retirement villages are becoming an increasingly popular choice for older New Zealanders who wish to take advantage of the security and flexibility of the lifestyle on offer. Parry Field Lawyers offer legal advice on a range of property matters including purchase of a retirement village unit.