Articles by The Professional Trustee Team
Every parent wants their children to have an equally good if not better life than what they've lived. To achieve that objective, parents tend to work hard to build up assets so they have something to leave their children when they die. This is done with..Read Article
Now there's always at least 3 sides to a story but if the article in the New Zealand Herald is anything to go by, it would appear a family home and its contents were sold without potential beneficiaries being told. The facts as reported are..Read Article
When it comes to giving, they say it's the thought that counts. Unfortunately, not many people apply this truism when it comes to gifting to the family trust. I expect lots of New Zealanders will, in the next little while, rush in where angels fear..Read Article
One night last week, in a city away from my home, I found myself at a bit of a loose end. Not a personality to skulk around, I used the time to see a movie I wanted to enjoy. 'Money Never Sleeps' was my choice. Not..Read Article
Women and moneyI reckon all women are in the protection business. Just look around. They are born protectors. They look out for their friends and family and are constantly trying to protect those they love. They even look out for friends of friends. Experience has..Read Article
I'M TELLING ALL! After plenty of anxious moments and sleepless nights, I've done it. Yes, I have written a book. "Family Trusts 101" has finally been born. Trusts are never easy creatures to understand but I think this book should help all New Zealanders comprehend the..Read Article
As you can imagine, we see lots of different types of trust deeds here at GRA. Despite there being a variety of deeds around, there are some common provisions we like in all our clients' deeds of trust. One of these provisions relates to decision..Read Article
Hi Matthew, Just like to thank you for a Great day on Sunday at at the Property Leaders event....certainly worth the trip up from Wellington. We are always impressed with GRA's ability to help their clients.. a rarity among many businesses. Kindest regards, Brian and Janet Adams - Brian and Janet Adams, May 2018
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