News & Events
Keep up to date with what's happening in New Zealand Law, and what's new at WRMK
First Home Buyers: Structuring Parental Support
June 07, 2017
The most appropriate form of parental assistance will depend on the particular set of circumstances.
Gifting: about more than what we give at Christmas time
June 01, 2017
If you think gifting is all about beautifully wrapped Christmas presents then think again. This blog post explores acrimonious court cases about gifting.
My Backyard Subdivision - Part 6: Insurance
April 28, 2017
It is so important to get insurance right when you're building, this week I discuss the different types of insurance and a real life insurance claim that happened during my subdivision
Contesting a Will: The ins and outs of your Will and who can lay claim to your assets
April 20, 2017
Your Will can be contested and it happens more often than people realise. Despite the law around contesting Wills existing in New Zealand for over a century, many people are surprised to discover their will can be challenged.
Employment Standards - April 2017 Update
April 06, 2017
On 1 April 2016 amendments to the Employment Relations Act came into force. There were a raft of changes, but the most publicity was given to the prohibition of “zero hour” contracts. From that date, any new employment agreements had to comply with the new requirements.
Statutory Demand Notices - A Useful Tool with Benefits and Risks
February 14, 2017
Statutory demand notices are commonly used as a helpful tool to create leverage to collect undisputed debts. Despite the unassuming look of these documents, statutory demands can have significant legal and financial implications for both the issuing party and the company on the receiving end.
My Backyard Subdivision - Part 5: Banking
December 14, 2016
For many backyard developers, engagement with their bank will be required at some point. It is always best to do this early to understand what requirements the Bank will impose on you either before you start developing or during the development process.
My Backyard Subdivision - Part 4: Building
November 23, 2016
You should be at the stage now where you can starting the building process. This blog outlines all the essential members of your building team and things that need to be considered for compliance.
My Backyard Subdivision - Part 3: Titles and Boundaries
November 02, 2016
In the last article in this series we looked at buying the property that you want to develop. When buying you do not want to fall into one of the property development traps - in this case paying too much for the property because you have not done all your homework
11 Things You Should Know Before You Become a Family Trustee
October 13, 2016
So you have been asked to be a trustee of a family trust. Sensibly before you agree to do this, you want to know exactly what the job entails.
Do it online
Did you know you can now pay your bill online?
New Law on Domestic Violence Leave: What Employers Need to Know.
The Government’s Domestic Violence – Victim’s Protection Bill has passed its last vote in parliament. It will come into force on 1 April 2019. The bill gives new entitlements to victims of domestic violence and puts strict obligations on their employers to ensure those entitlements are met.
October 04, 2018
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