Category: Resources & Publications

Office Administration Staff Wanted

Office Administration Staff Wanted. It is full-time position with immediate start. Salary is negotiable. The place of work will be in Newmarket, Auckland. Please email CV and application letter to info@focuslaw.co.nz.

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Trusts Act 2019 – What You Need to Know

Trusts have historically been a very popular tool for family asset management and planning in New Zealand, with the Government estimating there are currently between 300,000 and 500,000 Trusts here. However, major changes are coming:  The

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FAQs
Guidance

Coronavirus Q&A for Businesses and Employees

For Businesses/Employers Are employees entitled to take sick leave on the basis of a risk of contracting Covid-19? Generally speaking, an employee is not entitled to take paid sick leave unless they or their spouse, partner

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Article

Don’t Trust Your Trust

Setting up family trusts is now a common practice. It has many advantages, one of which is asset protection. Assets transferred to a trust are not relationship property as it is no longer owned by you,

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Article

Intro to Separation Agreements

Question: Can partners make their own private agreement on how to divide their property without going to Court? When a relationship longer than 3 years ends, the court will divide relationship property equally according to Property

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Family Law

Family Law & Trusts Seminar

In 2017, our Principals Eva Ho and Simon Song the following Family Law Seminar. They had a spirited exchange during the Q & A session with the 70+ person audience.

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