Issue 492 | 14 December 2020
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The webinar looks at the recurring issues of fairness and reward that are commonly encountered during inheritance disputes and provides legal advisors, arbitrators and mediators with tools to advise and manage these when drafting or advising clients on wills, estates and succession. 
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Applying for a court order to administer a deceased estate when a person dies without a will is often complicated. This webinar appraises the requirements for an application of intestacy; the selection of appropriate evidence in support of the application and the recognition of factors that affect entitlement.
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Abbott and Thompson District Courts Practice (Criminal)

Service 94 is now available online.

This service provides legislative updates to the: Arms Act 1983; Criminal Procedure Act 2011; Films, Videos and Publications Classification Act 1993; Harassment Act 1997; Oranga Tamariki Act 1989; Search and Surveillance Act 2012; and Summary Proceedings Act 1957. Commentary has been updated to the Oranga Tamariki Act 1989. A consolidated Index current to service 92 has been included in this service.

Garrow and Turkington’s Criminal Law

Service 172 is now available online.

This service provides legislative updates to the Crimes Act 1961, Criminal Disclosure Act 2002, Criminal Procedure Act 2011, Criminal Investigations (Bodily Samples) Act 1995, Crown Proceeds (Recovery) Act 2009, Crown Prosecutions Regulations 2013, Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, and Search and Surveillance Act 2012.

RRP*incl.GST: $65.00
ISBN: 9781988546377
Publication date: October 2020
The Honourable Justice Downs (editor)  

RRP*incl. GST: $99.99 $89.99 (pre-order price)
ISBN: 9781988546384
Publication date: December 2020
Fisher on Relationship Property

Service 95 is now available online.

This service provides updated case commentary in Chapter 1 (Nature of relationship property), Chapter 2 (De facto relationships), Chapter 6 (Variation of agreements and trusts on dissolution), Chapter 9 (Protecting the non-owner spouse or partner), Chapter 10 (Meaning of property), Chapter 12 (Division of relationship property), Chapter 13 (Economic disparity), Chapter 15 (Debts), Chapter 18 (Jurisdiction, orders and implementation).

Practical Guidance: Family

Latest legal updates
Court of Appeal freed intellectually disabled sex offender after compulsory care order expired

High Court orders Newsroom website to remove Oranga Tamariki uplift video

Couples should have contracting out agreements when buying property
Maria Hook & Jack Wass

RRP*incl GST: $200.00
ISBN: 9780947514112 (book)
Publication date: July 2020
Butterworths® Conveyancing Bulletin

Volume 19 issue 8 is now available online. This issue includes comment on key cases in the areas of easements, caveats, landlord and tenant, and mortgages.
Derek Nolan (editor)

RRP*incl GST: $220.00
ISBN: 9781988546247
Publication date: July 2020
Wills and Succession

Service 74 is now available online.

This service includes legislative amendments and updated case commentary in Chapter 2 (Nature of a will), Chapter 3 (Testamentary capacity), Chapter 4 (Formal requirements), Chapter 6 (Construction of wills), Chapter 7 (Gifts by will), Chapter 10 (Probate and letters of administration), Chapter 11 (Personal representatives), Chapter 13 (Duties of administrators in respect of proceedings) and Chapter 15 (Estate planning).

Practical Guidance: Succession

Latest legal update
Genealogy Investigations traces lost beneficiaries of wills and estates
Sarah Parsons                                                 

RRP*incl GST: $160.00 $144.00 (pre-order price)
ISBN: 9781988546254
Publication date: December 2020
Law of Trusts

Service 58 is now available online.

The Trusts Act 2019 comes into force on 30 January 2021. Authors of Law of Trusts (Jason Anson-Holland, Ross Holmes, Kate Davenport QC and Ken Lord) have written annotated commentary under the sections of the Trusts Act 2019. 
Sarah Parsons                                                 

RRP*incl GST: $160.00 $144.00 (pre-order price)
ISBN: 9781988546278
Publication date: December 2020
Ursula Cheer                                          

RRP*incl GST: $185.00 $166.50 (pre-order price)
ISBN: 9781988546117 (book)                            
ISBN: 9781988546124 (ebook)
Publication date: December 2020
Paul Roth & Blair Stewart

RRP*incl GST: $200.00 $180.00 (pre-order price)
ISBN: 9781988546469                          
Publication date: December 2020
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