Relationship Property in New Zealand provides a unique tool for Judges, lawyers, policy-makers and students alike. It examines the policy reasons for changing the relationship property laws, the associated case law, and discusses whether parliament’s policy intentions are being carried out.
• Examines law comparatively against policy objectives.
• Accessible for practitioners and students alike.
• Written by one of New Zealand’s leading experts in relationship property and family law.
Atkin, Henaghan & Caldwell et al, Family Law in New Zealand, 18th edition, 2017
Boulle, Goldblatt & Green, Mediation: Skills & Strategies, 2015
Atkin & Caldwell et al, Relationship Dissolution, 2nd edition, 2012
Fisher on Matrimonial & Relationship Property Law (online resource)
Table of contents
Chapter 1: A chequered policy history
Chapter 2: De facto relationships
Chapter 3: Classification of property
Chapter 4: Rules for dividing property
Chapter 5: Economic disparity
Chapter 6: Widowed parties
Chapter 7: Maintenance and child support
Chapter 8: Contracting out of the act
Chapter 9: Trusts and companies
Chapter 10: Creditors and debtors
Chapter 11: Jurisdiction, procedure and orders
Chapter 12: Conclusion: Are the reforms working?