We offer practical caring advice to help you understand all that is required for on the separation process and how to do it in the least harmful, fastest way possible.
Adrianne is a qualified divorce coach and also a qualified NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programmes) to help you work through any emotional issues and act as your guide through the whole separation process from preparing you for the legal process and the emotional process of separation.
Adrianne is a fully qualified mediator with AMINZ (Arbitrators and Mediators Institute of New Zealand) and can mediate for couples and their lawyers.
If you are unable to agree as to the division of your relationship property then your matter can be filed in Court for a decision. However, it is our philosophy that wherever possible we give you both the tools and the guidance for you to be able to settle your matters between you. We offer advice to couples and walk them through the settlement process to achieving a fair settlement.
There are two ways you can settle property matters in New Zealand either by reaching an agreement (postnuptial agreement) or by going to Court and obtaining a Court Order.
One of the biggest concerns many clients have is their immediate financial support. Questions such as how can I afford to leave the relationship?
There may be times when you have to file in court especially where there is or there has been domestic violence.
One of the most important aspects to sort out upon separation is the care of your children. The court refers to this as day-to-day care and contact.
Relocation applications are when one parent wishes to take the children and relocate to another part of Auckland, New Zealand or overseas.
Adrianne can mediate between the two parties, she works with couples over several mediation sessions to help them around the issues of the law and what they need to provide
Adrianne and Annie are both trained collaborative lawyers. Collaborative law is a process where you both agree at the outset that you will work collaboratively with both lawyers to reach an outcome.
We can assist with surrogacy and adoption.
We are a boutique law firm and we offer a depth of knowledge and a relationship based service that comes from being a boutique firm.