Law


Ridiculous Rules And Silly Statutes!

For a small nation, New Zealand has more than its fair share of ridiculous rules and silly statutes. The origins of some of these decrees may have been lost in the midst of time, but there’s no doubting these bonkers bylaws will bring a smile to your face. Did you know that up until the 1980s it was illegal to wear slippers in a public place at night? And the same applied to flying a kite or beating a rug in public.
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Basic Guide To Family Trusts

Family trusts are a complex area of the law, but increasingly people are setting them up to protect ownership of their assets and to benefit family members beyond their lifetimes. So what exactly are family trusts and what’s involved? Read on to find out more. What is a family trust? When we set up a family trust we transfer legal ownership of our assets to the trustees.
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Need To Hire A Lawyer? 3 Steps In Making Your Selection

Are you going through a divorce? Do you need to update your will? Have you been fired from your job without good cause? Or perhaps you’re buying a house? There will be times in all our lives when we need the services of a lawyer. Having a good lawyer and sound advice could well make all the difference in what will be a stressful enough situation. So how do you go about finding a good lawyer and what things do you need to check out first?
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Every Business Needs A Good Business Lawyer

Start-up companies, particularly small- to medium-sized businesses, often neglect to think about having a business lawyer on hand when starting out. And if they do think about it at all, it’s often dismissed in an attempt to save money. What happens though if something goes wrong and you need that legal expertise? In situations such as this, small businesses often rush into engaging a lawyer who may not…
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