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  1. 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...
  13. 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.
  14. 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....
  15. 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).
  17. All very good and well done. My test of your...

    All very good and well done.

    My test of your skills is a reference from the local rental agencies. They are the people who have their feet on the ground and know who they can rely on for house...
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    With all due respect to the earnest and...

    With all due respect to the earnest and well-intentioned posters above, you overlook something fundamental.

    A baby. A new life in the world. The most precious and miraculous arrival that any...
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    $40 per month. If I owned the building I doubt...

    $40 per month. If I owned the building I doubt that would be attractive. Air conditioners (heat pumps) don't last forever so the owner will be saddled with a machine which dies after 5 years.
    ...
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    LOL so that's a win. :D But to be serious for...

    LOL so that's a win. :D

    But to be serious for a moment, what you've said Donna is a common comment. Yet lawyers don't create these problems, indeed the very essence of a family lawyer is to...
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    You all make valid points and are correct on...

    You all make valid points and are correct on specific but not necessarily overarching rules of law.

    Bigbadwolf has set out a family problem. The issues are human and familiar to lawyers in...
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    Glenorchy is a beautiful and remote village at...

    Glenorchy is a beautiful and remote village at the end of the road. Its main function is a gateway to excellent tramping tracks. Apart from that its mainly holiday homes. Cooler than Queenstown and...
  23. Agreed Ivan. It's a simple matter to append a...

    Agreed Ivan. It's a simple matter to append a Lender's execution to the Loan Agreement for the sake of completeness.
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    Personally I like Fern Hill. Very close to the...

    Personally I like Fern Hill. Very close to the CBD, beautiful views, not much downside. True that Ben Lomond shadows it in winter but that is true of Queenstown itself. Gorge Road is particularly...
  25. Thread: Matarua

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    No it is not possible. Every registered...

    No it is not possible. Every registered proprietor on a title must agree to the encumbrance - in this case the mortgage. She has to have signed loan docs and an A&I to become an owner and a...
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