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    I conveyed a farm purchase some years ago for a...

    I conveyed a farm purchase some years ago for a purchaser. The Vendor was an elderly man who paid $20,000 real estate agent fees but wanted to avoid lawyers so tried to do it himself.

    Two months...
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    An Agreement To Lease is a preliminary document...

    An Agreement To Lease is a preliminary document of about 4 pages which contains the essential lease terms: rent, term, use. It is a precursor to a full ADSL and is executed by the new tenant as a...
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    Well NO Perry. Free trade of resources is the...

    Well NO Perry.

    Free trade of resources is the core of free trade. It is the reason why we have Philippine and Indian people doing call centre and other work.
  4. The decision for you to make is a combination of...

    The decision for you to make is a combination of money and environmental sustainability.

    If you are a committed environmentalist that means you are ahead of the curve. In other words you will...
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    Whooa guys, lets take a realistic view of the...

    Whooa guys, lets take a realistic view of the Trans Pacific Partnership.

    There are twelve nations involved. The purpose is to agree on free unrestricted trade between these twelve nations. No...
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    A good question. If the widow and handsome Harry...

    A good question. If the widow and handsome Harry were merely tenants then you would be correct.

    But in the context of this discussion, we can assume that Donthatetheplayer's widow is a beneficiary...
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    Unfortunately the answer is...maybe. Consider...

    Unfortunately the answer is...maybe.

    Consider this. Donthatetheplayer's widow is consoled in her grief by a handsome chap from down the road and they settle down for 20 years together. Handsome...
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    It is already possible to gather overseas...

    It is already possible to gather overseas ownership data in an approximate way. All councils keep up to date records of the mailing addresses for rates notices and official notifications. Apparently...
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    Both of you are correct. Trust law (which...

    Both of you are correct.

    Trust law (which dates from the Crusades of the 12th century) exists to protect assets for the use of beneficiaries. The original term for a trust was "use". See Statute...
  10. So much to answer, so few words to say. :D 1....

    So much to answer, so few words to say. :D

    1. If you were persuaded to form a trust by your accountant, you were sold a canard. I mean no disrespect to accountants because I've worked with them...
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    Wealth. Being able to help and be useful to other...

    Wealth. Being able to help and be useful to other people. Being in a family. Being loved. Respected. Well regarded. Knowing there are people who care about you.

    Everything else is just things.
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    Mmm...although a Memorandum of Wishes can be...

    Mmm...although a Memorandum of Wishes can be interpreted as a clog upon the Deed of Trust, in which case why aren't the terms of the Memorandum included in the Deed?

    A discretionary trust (the...
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    Just to throw a spanner in the works - I agree...

    Just to throw a spanner in the works - I agree with The Flash.

    Notional Income.

    We used to deal with this taxation concept back in the 1970s and 1980s, and to the best of my knowledge it is...
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    Very cool SOG. Any chance of searching land...

    Very cool SOG. Any chance of searching land titles?
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    Happily you have nothing to worry about. I am...

    Happily you have nothing to worry about. I am experienced in this area and cannot remember any case of a lawyer stealing conveyancing money.

    A dishonest lawyer - rare - steals from money held in...
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    Absolutely agree. Nice to see members with a view...

    Absolutely agree. Nice to see members with a view of commercial reality. :D

    Banks are not slot machines. My dear old mum has her meagre life savings in the bank and she trusts them to be careful...
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    Just wondering. Can you issue a Fencing Notice...

    Just wondering. Can you issue a Fencing Notice against the Crown? No.

    Against a local authority? No.

    So how about a State Owned Enterprise? - its Crown land.

    Frankly I'd go ahead because...
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    A blind Trust is where a person transfers assets...

    A blind Trust is where a person transfers assets to professional trustees and lets them get on with managing the trust assets without having any power to direct and control the trustees decisions....
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    Sort of lol. There is a lot in your post to set...

    Sort of lol. There is a lot in your post to set straight.

    Lets go back to basics. In English (NZ) law, trusts do not have a legal personage so far as the Registrar General of Land is concerned....
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    Agreed. Relationship counselling will help but...

    Agreed. Relationship counselling will help but you have to be open and honest.

    Its possible you've grown apart in recent times but feel so committed to the relationship that you are both just...
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    There are 300 years of common law cases regarding...

    There are 300 years of common law cases regarding rights and obligations for the natural support of land and its corollary in nuisance (its a legal term) of interfering with other land. So slipping...
  22. Incidentally the best guess in the international...

    Incidentally the best guess in the international markets is the canal will never be completed. They don't have a captive population of coolies and its a blue-sky bet by some Chinese entrepreneurs.
  23. I'm with Davo on this. We can admire China for...

    I'm with Davo on this. We can admire China for its extraordinary rise from a peasantry economy but the human price is heavy. Starvation under Mao Tse Tung, summary trials, forced abortions etc etc....
  24. You really don't understand the importance of a...

    You really don't understand the importance of a home, do you. The memories, sense of safety, belonging, a whole pantheon of cherished bonds which a home means to an older person.

    One of the most...
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    To be honest Glenn, I don't even know what a...

    To be honest Glenn, I don't even know what a housing accord is? And that's with a background in law and volunteer work with Habitat For Humanity (building houses).
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