Our relationship property lawyers in Whangarei specialise in formalising and settling amicable separation agreements as well as creating workable pre-nuptial agreements to contract out of the default equal sharing rules in the Property (Relationships) Act 1976. We have devised a simple process to complete this work so that you can move on with your life as quickly and painlessly as possible. We know you will be concerned about fees and so we have included a breakdown below of how we calculate our fee estimates.
The prices below indicate the average range and base rate you can expect to pay for a standard transaction. These prices are a guide only, to help you budget. Please contact us any time to discuss your requirements and scope out a more accurate fee for the specific circumstances that are uniquely yours.
To secure your place in our workflow, we require our fee to be paid in advance at the time of engagement.
*All price exclude GST and disbursements.
**Terms and conditions apply.
|Independent legal advice on the effects and implications of your contracting out agreement (the price shown is for a straight-forward agreement effectively ring-fencing one person’s property and all required information is provided easily)||$2,400|
|Independent legal advice on the effects and implications of your separation agreement||$1,800|
|Preparing your contracting out or separation agreement||$1,500 to $3,500|
|Negotiating the terms of your agreement||$500 to $1,500|
|Business or Trust involvement (either yours or your spouse’s)||$1,000|
|Research and legal opinion on specific issue||$1,500|
|Attending to settlement of relationship property transfer||$900 to $2,000|
|Refinancing home loan||See Property|
|New will||See Wills|
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