This Family Court webpage provides a range of information relevant to adult relationships, including information on separation, dissolution, relationship property and the court processes that apply in those areas. You can access pamphlets online, as well as Family Court forms such as Dissolution of Marriage Application packs.
Family Court fee waiver forms are available here: www.justice.govt.nz/assets/Documents/Forms/application-for-waiver-individ.pdf
Your local Community Law Centre can provide free initial legal advice and information.
Dividing up relationship property
What happens to your children when you part?
What happens when your relationship breaks up?
You can access pamphlets online or order hard copies from the New Zealand Law Society.
Phone: (04) 473 7909
Phone: 0800 559 009
Relationships often have a significant impact on personal finances. For information on how your changing relationship status might affect what benefits you are entitled to, contact Work and Income.