Litigation

Member of the Family Law section of the New Zealand Law Society

We have over 30 years experience in all areas of litigation and dispute resolution. Court proceedings are time consuming and costly however some matters cannot be resolved without them. We can advise you on the merits of any claim at any stage and provide representation in a range of matters:

Employment

  • Disciplinary/Investigative actions
  • Mediation
  • Employment Relations Authority

Civil Litigation

  • Bankruptcy and Liquidation proceedings
  • Enforcement action
  • Property and land disputes
  • Dispute resolution and negotiating settlements

Family Law

  • Relationship Property - pre and post nuptial agreements
  • Custody, care and contact and guardianship disputes
  • Domestic Violence
  • Hague Convention proceedings
  • Adoptions
  • PPPR Act proceedings
  • Paternity
  • Trust litigation
  • Child support and spousal maintenance
  • Family Protection and Testamentary Promises Act claims

We are qualified Legal Aid providers for matters in the Family Court. We are also Family Legal Advice Service providers, which is government-funded legal advice for eligible people. You can click on the link below to see what the service covers and if you are eligible:

https://www.justice.govt.nz/family/care-of-children/when-you-dont-agree/funding-eligibility/

Dispute Resolution

  • Mediation
  • Arbitration
  • Assisting with Disputes and Tenancy Tribunal claims
  • Representation in District and High Courts

Contact John or Alison to see how we may help.