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Wills & Estates

Overview
Our estate planning experts ensure your will does what you want it to

Hesketh Henry has dedicated estate planning lawyers to help you with writing a will.  Their daily work involves the Family Protection Act, the Law Reform (Testamentary Promises) Act, and the Property (Relationships) Act, so you can expect the highest level of knowledge and efficiency when it comes to documenting your final wishes.

If you’ve been searching the internet to find out how to make a will and the cost of making a will, a simple phone call to Hesketh Henry can provide the answers you need.

It’s possible you might also want to set up a family trust, as a form of asset protection for the future. Hesketh Henry can help you with that too. We have a specialist team of estate planning lawyers for trust formation and administration, trust restructuring and trust resettlement.

Need advice on Wills & Estates?
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Insights & Opinion / Wills & Estates

Your will is your way?
Preparing a will means that a person can be reassured that on their death, their assets will be distributed according to their wishes
23.08.2017 Posted in Family Law
The importance of ensuring your will is up-to-date
You should review your will every five years
21.07.2017 Posted in Family Law
A beneficiary’s right to information – what should trustees disclose?
There have been a number of recent cases where beneficiaries have gone to court to seek information about the activities of a trust of which they are a beneficiary.  The cases have helped shed light ...
3.02.2015 Posted in Trust Wills Estates
No more Gift Duty – So what?
The New Zealand government may have been viewed by some as Santa heralding Christmas early when it announced in November 2010 that the 125 year old gift duty will be abolished effective 1 October 2011...
11.11.2011 Posted in Trust Wills Estates
Enduring Powers of Attorney – Update on changes in the law
Everybody knows that it is important to have a will in place. Likewise, appointing someone to act on your behalf if you lose mental capacity is very important. As part of an estate planning “hea...
11.11.2009 Posted in Trust Wills Estates
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