Protecting Children's Interests in Relationship Property Proceedings
The aim of this paper is to alert readers to the range of property interests that children may have in assets owned by the parties to a relationship and how they might be better protected. The author discusses the extent to which children’s interest are taken into account in relationship property proceedings under New Zealand law, and considers whether there is scope to give better effect to this duty. The author concludes that legislative reform may be needed to adequately address and protect children’s interests in relationship property proceedings.
Publisher: The Otago Law Review Trust Board
Keywords: Property Law; Relationship Property; Children's Interests; New Zealand
Research Type: Journal Article