Relationship Property in New Zealand, 3rd edition

A unique tool for Judges, lawyers, policy-makers and students alike.

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ISBN/ISSN: 9781927313763
Release Date: April 01, 2018
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NZD$ 130.00
ISBN/ISSN: 9781927313770
Release Date: April 01, 2018
NZD$ 130.00

Product description

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.


Related Titles

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?