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1 Nov 2020
Ben Coleman

You may be aware that there is a new Trusts Act coming into force on 30 January 2021 that will govern the law relating to the administration of family trusts. This legislation is the first major trust law reform in New Zealand in 70 years…

1 Oct 2020
Ben Coleman

Carol Robertson, a Senior Solicitor here at Dean & Associates has a legal tip to pass on: Buying or selling a property? Our conveyance fee includes our initial meeting with you through to the completion of settlement…

1 Sep 2020
Ben Coleman

The firm has a long standing history with Oamaru Cricket Club going back to at least the 1930s. Carl Zimmerman, one of the club's greatest all-rounders, was a partner of the firm when its predecessor was known as Lee, Grave & Zimmerman.…

19 May 2020
Ben Coleman

We appreciate that, together with the entire nation, a lot of our clients will be navigating many personal and professional challenges due to the current economic environment.

1 May 2020
Kimberley Brown

...we can now assist you to make a valid Will without any need for you to leave your 'bubble'.

28 Apr 2020
Ben Coleman

Now that the COVID-19 Alert Level has been reduced to 3, we are today able to return to the office in accordance with government restrictions…

25 Mar 2020
Ben Coleman

In accordance with the New Zealand government’s directions our offices will be closed to the public from 4.30pm Tuesday 24th March 2020 with staff working from home as of midday Wednesday 25th March 2020 until…

18 Mar 2020
Ben Coleman

We wanted to take a moment to reassure you that, as always, the care and safety of our clients and community is at the heart of what we do. That’s why we have put measures in place to ensure we are doing…

21 Feb 2020
Ben Coleman

What the new anti-money laundering laws mean for the way we will work together

30 Jan 2020
Ben Coleman

Looking closely at the advantages and disadvantages of forming a family trust