COVID-19 Alert Level 2. Our office has re-opened
WE ARE READY TO HELP YOU All of the staff at BMC Lawyers are working remotely with full access to our systems and files. We are ready to assist you with your legal needs. In addition to our business as usual, we recognise that as the Covid-19 pandemic unfolds it brings with it uncertainty and new challenges […]
We are now working remotely. From close of business tomorrow, Tuesday the 24th March all BMC Lawyers staff will be working remotely with full access to our systems and files. We are confident that this will not comprimise the level of service that we provide to you. Our team is ready and willing to assist […]
As the COVID-19 situation continues to develop we, the staff and Principals at BMC Lawyers would like to keep you updated on how we are ensuring all of our staff, visitors and clients remain safe and healthy during this challenging time. Because the health and wellbeing of our staff and clients is the number one […]
Retirement villages have a few different ways of leasing property to their tenants, and these are all bound by some government restrictions. Over half of the retirement villages in the country, however, use Occupation Right Agreements. This makes them important to understand for anyone who may be planning on entering a retirement village any time in the future. […]
From the 1960s through to as late as the 1980s, cross-leases were the most popular form of subdividing land, as it used to be a very cheap process. However, in 1991 the government introduced the Resource Management Act, and this changed things significantly. […]
Buying a house is exciting, but it’s easy for the fine details of residential conveyancing law to slip through the cracks. If you’re interested in a number of properties, you may find yourself wondering, “Can I make multiple offers at once when shopping around for property?” Many assume you can, and we understand why. After all, keeping options open takes a lot of guesswork out of the process.
But the truth is, making multiple property offers can get real tricky real fast. Read on to find out more about how you can keep your options open without accidentally committing to two binding contracts at once!
Anyone with a good estate planning lawyer knows they need a will, but something isn’t often discussed is the need to keep a will updated periodically. Think about it. Do you have a will? If yes, when was the last time you looked at it, or even thought about it? It’s very common for people to put time and effort into creating a will, but then keep it locked away, where it stays untouched until it needs to be used.
Unfortunately, by that time, your situation may have changed dramatically. Read on to find out more about when you should be regularly updating your will.