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$500.00 (excl GST) Members
$610.00 (excl GST) Non members

About the Event

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COVID update - We will endeavour to host this event In Person, however, if this is not possible, your registration will automatically be transferred to the Live Stream for this event.


Synopsis

This conference will cover how to run a Relationship Property case from go to whoa.

With a focus on the different stages you’ll have to navigate the presenters will guide you through the various issues you will have to consider.

View the full 'Family Law Conference' brochure here.


Topics:

Qualifying vs Non-qualifying Relationship

  • What relationships are covered by the act
  • The importance of establishing the duration of the relationship
  • Entitlement pre-3 years vs post-3 years of relationship
  • What information should be gathered from your client

Sarah Bush, Partner, Inder Lynch Lawyers


    How Much is Your Client Entitled to?

    • Maths calculations
    • Value of pool
    • Sample tables – 50/50 division
    • Exceptions
    • Issues with implementing division including a general discussion about conveyancing, Australian Superannuation and retention vs sale of home

    Alissa Bell, Partner, McVeagh Fleming


    Trusts

    • Interplay with Relationship Property
    • Considerations with division
    • Additional documentation required – both for disclosure and to achieve settlement

    Inger Blackford, Barrister, Trinity Chambers


    Pathways to Resolution

    • Starting discussion – negotiation/ collaborative/ alternative dispute resolution/ arbitration/ court proceedings
    • Pros/cons of each
    • Examples of when each approach works
    • Alerts/triggers for identifying what will/ won’t work
    • Mixing of processes throughout a file (e.g. might use mediation half-way through letter writing negotiations)
    • Interplay with COCA

    Sarah Bush, Partner, Inder Lynch Lawyers


    Disclosure

    • Importance
    • What is it? What do you need? Why do you need it?
    • Timing for disclosure documents
    • Different types of disclosure – what dates of documentation is relevant
    • Linking to effects and implications
    • How to get it

    Brian Carter, Barrister, Bastion Chambers


    Valuations

    • Real estate
    • Company
    • KiwiSaver, Superannuation and Pensions
    • Role of the accountant
    • Date of valuation
    • Post-separation factors – expenditure, occupational rent, etc

    Alissa Bell, Partner, McVeagh Fleming


      Drafting the Agreement

      • Indemnities
      • Independent advice and not doing it properly
      • What needs to be included

      Brian Carter, Barrister, Bastion Chambers


      What Happens if it all Breaks Down?

      • Urgent interlocutory orders
      • Court's expectation with substantive proceedings
      • High expectations and full disclosure

      Inger Blackford, Barrister, Trinity Chambers


      Being Sensible, Pragmatic and Frank with Your Client

      • How much will it cost you to argue over the marital bed?
      • Costs orders
      • Risks at Court
      • Court never guaranteed
      • Delays

      Sarah Bush, Partner, Inder Lynch Lawyers


      Who should attend?

      Family law practitioners and those who are considering becoming involved in this area of law.



      Cancellation Policy: Registrations can be cancelled up to 5 working days before the date of the CPD activity, upon which a refund will be made less an administration fee. No refunds will be made after that time. However, you may nominate someone else to take your place. For any cancellations or substitutions, please reply to this email.


      When and Where

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