by Nicola Booth

Dissolution of Marriage (Divorce)

A dissolution of marriage (more commonly known as divorce) is an order obtained through the Family Court which brings a marriage to an end. In New Zealand, there is only…

by Nicola Booth Family Law

Legal Aid

What is Legal Aid? Legal Aid is a system where the government assists individuals to pay for legal advice in certain cases where the individual cannot afford to fund their…

by Nicola Booth

Guardianship

Who is a guardian?  A guardian of a child is a person who has the duties, powers, rights and responsibilities of a parent in relation to the upbringing of a…

by Nicola Booth

Protection Orders

What is a protection order? A protection order can be granted by a Family Court or District Court under the Domestic Violence Act 1995 to protect a person who is…