David's clients choose him to be their lawyer because of his very personable approach and his commitment to getting things done efficiently and timely. His willingness to listen to you, understand your concerns and give you a solution which works for you is what makes him different from others.
David is a current member of the New Zealand Law Society and a full member of the Property Law Section of the NZ Law Society. He was formerly an Associate of the Arbitrators, property lawyer Wellington and Mediators Institute of New Zealand.
David can provide you with legal advice in these areas:
Wills and estate matters, and trusts
Unless you have a Will, your assets will be distributed to family members according to New Zealand's law governing intestate estates - and the distribution may not be in accordance with your wishes.
A general Power of Attorney is an authority you give to someone to handle your property affairs while you are mentally capable. It is common, for instance, for this to be arranged if you are intending to travel overseas.
An Enduring Power of Attorney applies even if you cease to be mentally capable. There are two types of Enduring Power of Attorney:
An Enduirng Power of Attorney will usually arise when a person is concerned about how their affairs will be managed if they become mentally incapable.