Useful resources from Hayman Lawyers
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Buying a business
Common “reasons” for not forming a family trust (and why they are incorrect)
Duties of trustees
Executors’ liability periods (when can you distribute money to beneficiaries)
Gifting to family trusts
New Trusts Act 2019
Resettlement of family trusts
Wills and EPOAs
Asset protection and family trusts
We have put together comprehensive notes on trusts and asset protection. We would like feedback on our notes and we ask you to contact us to obtain your free copy. You will be contacted by us at a later date to offer you a free 30-minute meeting to see whether trusts could help your family and yourself. There is no obligation to instruct us.
Anti-Money Laundering and Countering Financing of Terrorism Act 2009 costs
Here are our customer due diligence costs as referred to in our letter of engagement.
Links to other useful resources
Here are some links to government departments and other organisations that may have the information you need.
New Zealand Law Society
Births, Deaths and Marriages (Department of Internal Affairs)
Real Estate Agents’ Authority
Information about residential care from the Ministry of Health
Tenancies: information for landlords and tenants (Tenancy Services)
Weathertightness (MBIE’s Weathertight Services)
Intellectual Property Office: registering patents and trademarks
Setting up and maintaining companies (Companies Office)
Setting up in business (MBIE’s advice for small businesses)