Ministry of Justice provides COVID-19 property settlement guidance

15 April 2020

On 7 April 2020, the Ministry of Justice published online information on Property settlement guidance for lawyers during COVID-19.

This brings together information from a range of sources including the New Zealand Law Society | Te Kāhui Ture o Aotearoa and Land Information New Zealand.

Property settlement guidance for lawyers during COVID-19

The key focus of the guidance for lawyers is that every situation is different and lawyers should provide a range of options to assist their clients to find a mutually acceptable agreement. The ministry has also provided information for non-lawyers, Guidance for residential property settlements.

The New Zealand Law Society has also released guidance for lawyers about property settlements.

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