The law in New Zealand is divided into two broad parts – criminal law and civil law.
A power of attorney is a document that appoints someone to make decisions on your behalf in legal, financial, or personal issues such as health care.
A trust is a legal way to hold and protect your assets, for you and your family, for the future.
A will is a document that states how you want your property dealt with when you die. Once you die, everything you own, and everything you owe, is called your estate.