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- Make sure you have a Will
- Recent research by the Commission for Financial Capability has shown that only 47% of Kiwi adults have a will and the figures are worse for women, Māori and Pasifika. This survey of 2,000 New Zealanders found that only 44% of women have wills compared with 51% of men. These statistics are concerning when you consider the devastating effects that not having a will can have on your family.
- Do I still need a trust?
- If you have a family trust set up a number of years ago, it’s good practice to review it to ensure it is still ‘fit for purpose’. Leading on from that is the question that is often asked of us, “Should I bring my trust to an end?”
- How do I bring my trust to an end?
- It has been estimated that there are between 300,000-500,000 trusts in this country. Trusts have been established for many different reasons, including estate planning, creditor protection, to ensure access to rest home subsidies, tax benefits or for protection from relationship property claims.
- Commercial eSpeaking Spring 2018
- Malley & Co present the Spring 2018 issue of Commercial eSpeaking
- Commercial eSpeaking Issue 49
- Malley & Co present the winter 2018 issue of Commercial eSpeaking
- Anti-Money Laundering Policy
- We want to let you know of changes to legislation that are going to apply to the way we will be working with you in the future.
- Contracting Out Agreements
- The Property (Relationships) Act 1976 (“the Act’) is the main piece of legislation in New Zealand that deals with the division of property on relationship breakdown.