Kāhui Legal has extensive experience in assisting with all Family Law matters

We are available to assist whānau to navigate all areas of family law including separation, relationship property, care and contact of children, protection orders and oranga tamariki matters.

When whānau face problems, we’re here to help. We make sure our clients and their tamariki are taken care of during tough times. We know that each whānau is unique, so we adapt our approach to fit their needs. 

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Our areas of expertise include:

  • Care of children including day to day care,  (“custody”) contact and guardianship issues
  • Protection Orders (obtaining or defending) and related family violence matters.
  • Oranga Tamariki matters
  • Lawyer for child
  • Lawyer for subject person
  • Relationship property division on end of marriage or de facto relationship
    – Negotiating and advising on Relationship Property Agreements
    – Court proceedings
  • Spousal maintenance
  • Contracting Out Agreements (“pre-nuptial agreements”) and asset protection
  • Hague convention matters
  • Child support
  • Applications under the Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988 such as:
    – Appointment of Property Manager and Welfare Guardian to manage affairs of an incapacitated person where no EPOA is in place
    – Review of use of EPOA powers where concerns arise
  • Dissolution of marriage (“divorce”)
  • Paternity issues
  • Adoption
  • Surrogacy and reproduction laws