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LAWS433 Advanced Family Property

Advanced studies in the holding and devolution of family property under current law with special reference to asset protection and estate planning.

This paper deals with the law governing relationship property, asset protection, estate planning and other means of arranging family property to suit the needs of individuals. The classes are run as seminars with class presentations by students.

Paper title Advanced Family Property
Paper code LAWS433
Subject Law
EFTS 0.1
Points 15 points
Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD) $710.30
International Tuition Fees Tuition Fees for international students are elsewhere on this website.

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LAWS 203, LAWS 462
Pre or Corequisite
Any 200-level LAWS paper not already passed
Limited to
LLB, LLB(Hons)
Not all optional papers will be available in any given year.
Teaching staff
Professor Margaret Briggs

Course readings via eReserve.

Graduate Attributes Emphasised
Global perspective, Interdisciplinary perspective, Lifelong learning, Scholarship, Communication, Critical thinking, Cultural understanding, Ethics, Environmental literacy, Information literacy, Research, Self-motivation, Teamwork.
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Learning Outcomes

Students who successfully complete this paper will be better informed in practice to support their clients in matters relating to relationship property, asset protection, estate planning and other means of arranging family property.

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Semester 2

Teaching method
This paper is taught On Campus
Learning management system


Stream Days Times Weeks
A1 Monday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41
Wednesday 11:00-11:50 28-34, 36-41