Trusts

Independent trustees - not just here for the 'rubber stamp'

The role of the independent trustee is an important one.  Often...

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What to consider with shared ownership of land

When a property is owned by two or more people, there are two methods...

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Change for Trusts on the Horizon

The Trusts Bill has now received Royal Assent.  The Act will...

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Preparation Preparation Preparation

Most people recognise that they need to see their lawyer to plan for...

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Overseas Persons Restricted From Buying Residential Land in NZ

One Year On: Overseas Persons Restricted From Buying Residential Land...

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Residential Care Subsidies and Trusts: The Devil is in the Detail

Trusts can be set up to protect assets from various claims....

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Trusts Act 2019. The Final Countdown

The long awaited Trusts Act 2019 comes into force on 30 January...

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Trustees' legal advice and privilege

When trustees obtain legal advice on the administration of the trust,...

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Are trusts still relevant?

Lately it seems that trusts go in and out of fashion depending on the...

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Government to take the new ball in relation to trusts

In 1956, after 26 years of trying, New Zealand won its first...

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Getting the house in order

DON’T FORGET THE NUTS & BOLTS OF ESTATE PLANNING September...

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