Durham West Chambers
Level 3, 175 Queen St
Auckland CBD
Auckland

Phone: (09) 869 2097
Fax: (09) 300 5496
21 Broadway
Broadway Chambers
Papakura
Auckland

Phone: (09) 869 2097
Fax: (09) 300 5496

Find Out About Your Partners History Of Abuse

Find Out About Your Partners History Of Abuse

For us as lawyers when we hear firsthand the stories of abuse and seek to obtain protection and often times parenting Orders there has always been a sense of this is not the first time this person has engaged in behavior like this. Sometimes our client will say no “we were warned by an ex but just thought they were ...

Partnership-Based Visas & Domestic Violence

Partnership-Based Visas & Domestic Violence

A dilemma that non-citizens of New Zealand may face when in a relationship with an abusive partner is that they want to leave, but feel unable to leave or seek help. Many immigrants to New Zealand that are in an abusive relationship with a New Zealand Resident or Citizen may fear that if they leave their partner in ...

Moving into a retirement home

Moving into a retirement home

Moving into a retirement home: You or your parents may be looking into moving into a retirement home.  There are documents that must legally be given to you from the operator.  These are governed by s30 of the Retirement Villages Act 2003.  There are also other documents that are available on request.  Your lawyer ...

Struggling with disciplining your child(ren)

Struggling with disciplining your child(ren)

Struggling with discipling your child(ren) "these days"?  It is always a good idea to invest some time and money to get professional advice on how to discipline appropriately. Get smarter on discipline. Your children will thank you for it later. http://www.theparentingplace.com/

Domestic Violence – Are you Broken?

Domestic Violence – Are you Broken?

Domestic Violence: Grab a plate and throw it to the ground.  Did it break? Yes.  Now say sorry to it.  Sorry.  Did it go back to the way it was? No.  Now do you understand?    For those of you that know you will have difficulty dealing with your partner as there may be a history of mental illness (diagnosed ...

Lifting the lid on Domestic Violence

Lifting the lid on Domestic Violence

Domestic Violence can affect people from all walks of life.  Statistics show that woman are more often the victims but the reality is that men are too.  Often people are blinded by love, fear or insecurity to notice the effect on their own life and sometimes their children’s lives. Many people get told they will ...