Relationship Property

Nobody starts a relationship thinking it will ever end, but we all know it happens. The law isn’t exactly “fair” for all these situations, and the pressure of these laws can in itself can put your relationship under strain. Help your relationship and make things “fair” with an agreement from the outset that sets out the way you both want it to be and don’t let the laws made by politicians destroy your future financial security.
We can help you with relationship property agreements, and with separation agreements.
Regent law has been helping people with relationship property advice not just in Whangarei and Northland but around the whole of New Zealand for over 10 years.
Contact us now for a FREE assessment of absolutely anything to do with your relationship property legal work.

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The prices below exclude GST and disbursements costs and indicate the raw fee you can expect to pay for a straight forward matter.

Service From
Independent legal advice on the effects and implications of your contracting out or separation agreement $600
Preparing your contracting out or separation agreement $1,000
Advice on classification of “separate” and “relationship” property POA
Advice on criteria for “de facto” relationship POA
Advice on contracting out of the default equal sharing rules POA
Negotiating the terms of your agreement POA
Attending to settlement of relationship property transfer POA
Refinancing home loan $790
New will $295

Contracting out of the equal sharing rules relating to relationship property

The rules around how property will be divided if a relationship breaks down are set out in the Property (Relationships) Act 1976.  The idea is that spouses and partners are expected to share equally in [...]

Separation agreements and division of relationship property

Certain legal requirements must be met for a separation agreement to be binding. One of those requirements is for both parties to receive independent legal advice and have the effects and implications of the agreement [...]

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