Relationship property

Regent Law is available to assist with your relationship property matters - including pre-nups and separation agreements in Whangarei, or the greater Northland area. Contact us now for an assessment of your requirements.

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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.

Service Price from
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
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