Articles (by us)

/Articles (by us)/
30 11, 2021

Visiting Regent Law under the traffic light system

By |0 Comments

As you will be aware, we are all moving to a COVID-19 traffic light system this Friday, 3 December 2021. To ensure we can stay open as business and keep our team and community safe, anyone wishing to enter our office will be required to show their My Vaccine Pass. In addition to this, we [...]

26 10, 2021

Property Settlements During COVID-19 Lockdown

By |0 Comments

You’ve decided to sell your property. It’s been listed for some time now, and you’ve finally found a buyer. All the conditions have been met and the agreement went unconditional last week. What could go wrong? It’s guaranteed to settle on time right? Wrong. With the emergence of COVID-19 and the corresponding restrictions on travel [...]

19 08, 2021

Hunters poaching on private land

By |0 Comments

When hunting, you may find it is difficult to determine the boundary lines between public and private land, particularly as more and more rural land is becoming commercially and privately owned. You may have concerns about what will happen if you accidentally enter private land while hunting, or you may want to know whether you [...]

2 12, 2020

The Family Protection Act

By |0 Comments

Having a “falling out” with a family member is not uncommon, but what are your obligations to your children, if the falling out is one that makes you consider removing them from your Will is justifiable? A recent client instructed us to prepare a new will which made no provision for her son, instead leaving [...]

8 10, 2020

Why you would need a Will now

By |0 Comments

As time goes on and we go up in age, our mental capacity will eventually deteriorate. Although may take a longer time for some, it will happen to many people. It is an unfortunate, yet an unavoidable part of life. This is a big reason why it is important to be proactive, and take action [...]

8 10, 2020

Relationship Property Agreements

By |0 Comments

A separation can be quite a stressful and taxing ordeal in itself. Having to include the Family Court in the mix will likely to make things much more complicated, and not to mention, expensive. Therefore, it is advised that parties should try their best to come to a private agreement amongst themselves. This saves a [...]

24 04, 2020

Essential conditions for purchasing a new home

By |0 Comments

In a perfect world - you can expect that all aspects of the house you will be purchasing would be in tip-top condition by purely relying on what the vendor or agent tells you. Although this is an option on going about your purchase, it is definitely not the best one! It is important to [...]

24 04, 2020

Rent reduction on commercial leases during COVID-19 Alert Level 4 Lockdown

By |0 Comments

With the totally new situation we have been thrown into due to COVID-19, many people are facing uncertainty about their rental obligations as landlord and tenant. Because lockdown has prevented tenants from accessing their business premises, landlords may be seeking cover from their insurer for their tenant’s rental costs, while tenants may be seeking reduced [...]

5 03, 2019

Executor Duties and Liabilities in Distribution of Estate Assets

By |0 Comments

Registered Valuation of Estate Property Prior to Distribution As executor of an estate, you have a duty to act prudently and reasonably in the sale of any estate property. This includes a duty to obtain the best price you can on a sale of estate assets, for the benefit of the beneficiaries. As a result [...]

5 03, 2019

Health and Safety – Let us be the fence, not the ambulance

By |0 Comments

When it goes wrong For a business owner, the risks can seem endless.  When the rubber hits the road and Health and Safety policies are not in place, Worksafe become’s involved and heavy penalties apply to businesses who have not complied with the minimum expectations set out by the Health and Safety at Work Act [...]

Whangarei Lawyer Regent Law Inc. Swan Law Northland