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Family Law

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Family Law

When a family needs our assistance, it can be a distressing and overwhelming time. We understand that navigating the Family Court can be confusing.  You can rest assured that Tamaki Legal is a client focused firm and whether we are advocating for you in Court or negotiating a settlement, your interests come first.  It is our intention to guide you through this process with care and consideration.


We can offer you expert guidance in the following family matters:

  • Care and contact arrangements with children.

  • Guardianship decisions for children

  • Paternity

  • Adoption

  • Oranga Tamariki proceedings (as either a caregiver and/or parent)

  • Family Violence matters (either applying for or responding to protection order and/or property applications)

  • Relationship property proceedings

  • Independent advice in relation to separation agreements

  • Independent advice in relation to contracting out (“pre-nup”) agreements.

  • Marriage Dissolutions (“divorces”)

  • Applying for or taking part in Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act applications (welfare guardians and property managers)

  • Drafting a Will

  • Probate and Letters of Administration applications.


We are a leading provider of Legal Aid services in Manukau.  Contact us to find out if you may be eligible for financial assistance.

To find out more about how we can assist you, contact us at or call 027 247 2965 to speak with one of our family law team directly.

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