Bill Atkin

Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law

Reader in Law, Victoria University of Wellington, New Zealand

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Wellington, 6140

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Scholarly Papers (75)

1.

Case Note: Surrey v Surrey

(2009) 6 NZFLJ 219, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 22/2015
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 64 (187,999)

Abstract:

Family Law; Protection Order; Domestic Violence; Psychological Abuse; Pattern of Behaviour.

2.

Fifty Years of New Zealand Family Law

(2013) 25 NZULR 645-666
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 11 Dec 2014
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law, University of Canterbury, University of Otago and University of Auckland - Faculty of Law
Downloads 41 (250,381)

Abstract:

Family Law, Judicial Review, Judicial Discretion, Paramountcy Principle, Civil Union, De Facto Relationship, No Fault, Surrogacy

3.

Physical Punishment by Parents: The New Zealand Reform

“Physical Punishment by Parents: The New Zealand Reform” in A Büchler and M Müller-Chen (eds) Private Law national – global – comparative Festschrift für Ingeborg Schwenzer zum 60. Geburtstag (Stämpfli and Intersentia, Bern, 2011), Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 21/2015,
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 19 (367,098)

Abstract:

Family Violence, Spouse Abuse, Child Abuse, Corporal Punishment, Child Discipline, Domestic Violence, Reasonable Force.

4.

The Protection of Personal Property Rights Act 1988 -- Update and Reflections

(2013) 44 VUWLR 439-460., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 40/2015
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 15 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 17 (412,945)

Abstract:

Incapacity, Power of Attorney, Mental Disorder, Family Court, Disabilities Convention, Contact, Institution, Welfare Guardian

5.

Adults with Incapacity: The Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act

Bill Atkin and Anna-Marie Skellern “Adults with Incapacity: The Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act” in J Dawson and K Gledhill (eds) New Zealand’s Mental Health Act in Practice (VUP, 2013)., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 38/2015,
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 05 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin and Anna-Marie Skellern
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Independent
Downloads 16 (346,763)

Abstract:

Mental Capacity, Mental Health, Liberty, Least Restrictive Intervention

6.

Domestic Violence Laws — No Overhaul but Radical Changes

(2009) 6 NZFLJ 126-133, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 20/2015
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 15 (408,221)

Abstract:

Domestic Violence, Protection Order, Police Order, Natural Justice, Bill of Rights

7.

The Legal World of Unmarried Couples: Reflections on 'De Facto' Relationships in Recent New Zealand Legislation

(2008) 39 VUWLR 793-812., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 11/2016
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 08 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 14 (262,156)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Family Law, De Facto Relationship, Civil Union, Marriage, De Facto Criteria, Three-Year Rule.

8.

The Courts and Child Protection - Aspects of the Children, Young Persons, and Their Families Act 1989

(1990) 20 VUWLR 319-342., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 23/2015
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 07 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 02 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 12 (422,874)

Abstract:

Family Group Conference, Child Protection, Abuse, Wardship, Whānau, Judicial Intervention.

9.

Adult Guardianship: Some Brief Comparisons with the Law of Children

(2011) 7 NZFLJ 90, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 39/2015
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 12 (433,166)

Abstract:

Adult Guardianship, Child Guardianship, Best Interests, Wishes, Least Restrictive Intervention

10.

Regulation of Assisted Human Reproduction: The Recent New Zealand Model in Comparison with Other Systems

(2005) 11 Revue Juridique Polynésienne 81-100.,
Number of pages: 20 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 10 (408,221)

Abstract:

Assisted Human Reproduction, Surrogacy, Comparison, Tripartite System

11.

Legal Structures and Re-Formed Families: The New Zealand Example

Bill Atkin “Legal Structures and Re-Formed Families” in J Pryor (ed) The International Handbook of Stepfamilies. Policy and Practice in Legal, Research and Clinical Environments (Wiley, Hoboken 2008).,
Number of pages: 23 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 9 (448,645)

Abstract:

Second Family, Remarriage, Inheritance, Child Support, Parenting Orders, Relationship Property

12.

The Courts, Family Control and Disability - Aspects of New Zealand's Protection of Personal and Property Rights Act 1988

(1988) 18 VUWLR 345., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 36/2015
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 30 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 8 (448,645)

Abstract:

Incapacity, Power of Attorney, Family Court, Contact, Institution, Welfare Guardian, Mental Illness, Least Restriction, Sterilisation, Abortion.

13.

The Challenge of Unmarried Cohabitation -- The New Zealand Response

Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 37, No. 2, 2003, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 12/2016
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 8 (343,554)
Citation 1

Abstract:

Relationship Property, De Facto Relationship, Illegitimacy, Division of Property

14.

Adoption Law: The Courts Outflanking Parliament

(2012) 7 NZFLJ 119-123
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 12 Dec 2014
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 8 (260,089)

Abstract:

Adoption Law, Family Law, Judicial Law-making, Same-sex adoption, De-facto adoption, Surrogate adoption, Sharia Law Adoption, Whāngai.

15.

Harmonising Family Law

(2006) 37 VUWLR 465-486.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 8 (464,068)

Abstract:

Family Law, Disharmony, Relationship, Relationship Property, Children.

16.

New Zealand Family Law in 1994 – More Promise than Achievement

A Bainham (ed) The International Survey of Family Law (1996 edition, Jordan Publishing, Bristol, 1996).
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 7 (469,288)

Abstract:

Domestic Violence, Matrimonial Property, Adoption, Child Support, Departure Order, Assisted Human Reproduction, Child Abduction, International Convention, Law Reform, Child Welfare.

17.

Language and Anglican Canon Law - Dabbling Briefly into Another Legal World

(2011) 42 VUWLR 387-398.
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 08 Dec 2014
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 6 (464,068)

Abstract:

Canon Law, Ecclesiastical Law, Anglican Church, Common Law, Language

18.

The Rights of Married and Unmarried Couples in New Zealand – Radical New Laws on Property and Succession

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol. 15, No. 2, pp. 173-184, 2003
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Apr 2012
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 6 (503,806)

Abstract:

child law, family law, married couples, unmarried couples, property, succession

19.

From Parental Relocation, Rights and Responsibilities to ‘Relationship’ Property

A Bainham (ed) The International Survey of Family Law (2003 edition, Jordan Publishing, Bristol, 2003)., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 18/2017
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 22 May 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5 (433,166)

Abstract:

Relocation, Guardianship, Child Support, Departure Order, Adoption Law, Relationship Property.

20.

Private Lives and Public Perspectives

A Bainham (ed) The International Survey of Family Law (2001 edition, Jordan Publishing, Bristol, 2001).
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 22 May 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5 (484,564)

Abstract:

Self-Determination, State Intervention, Compulsory Treatment, Alternative Medicine, Negligence, Child Abuse, Child Neglect, De Facto Relationship, Same-Sex Relationship, Child Abduction.

21.

Adult Guardianship Reforms - Reflections on the New Zealand Model

(1997) 20 Int'l J L & Psychiatry 77., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 37/2015
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 04 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 28 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5 (464,068)

Abstract:

Personal Rights, Property Rights, Incapacity, Human Rights, Guardianship, Court Order, Mental Health, Power of Attorney.

22.

Schizophrenia and Protection Orders

[1990] NZLJ 204.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5 (479,448)

Abstract:

Mental Illness, Power of Attorney, Protection Order, Property Management, Welfare Guardianship, Conflict of Interest, Family Member.

23.

New Zealand: An Expanding Role for the Family Court

(1987) 26 Journal of Family Law 149
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5 (489,642)

Abstract:

Family Court, De Facto Relationships, Child Law, Adult Guardianship, Domestic Violence, Paternity, Mediation, Counselling

24.

New Zealand Family Law - A Dramatic Year of Change

(1982) 2 Oxford J of Legal Studies 146.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5 (469,288)

Abstract:

Divorce, Maintenance, Matrimonial Property, Custody, Access, Family Court, Law Reform, Contribution, Social Security.

25.

The Domicile Act 1976

(1977) 7 NZULR 286.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5 (464,068)

Abstract:

Domicile, Jurisdiction, Residence, Marriage, Children.

26.

Economic Disparity – How Did We End Up with it? Has it Been Worth it?

(2007) 5 NZFLJ 299, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 20/2017
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 06 Jan 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 5 (374,425)

Abstract:

Family Law, Separation, Division of Property, Economic Disparity, Lump Sum Compensation

27.

Lange 2000

[2000] NZLJ 236., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 127/2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Bill Atkin and Steven Price
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington School of Law
Downloads 4 (443,579)

Abstract:

Defamation, Qualified Privilege, Freedom of Expression, Freedom of the Press, Political Speech, Occasion of Privilege, Misuse of Privilege

28.

A Blow for the Rights of the Child – Mrs Gillick in the House of Lords

(1985) 1 FLB 35.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4 (489,642)

Abstract:

Rights of the Child, Parental Autonomy, Contraception, Abortion, Child Consent, Guardianship, Medical Intervention.

29.

Guardianship Amendments

New Zealand Law Journal, Vol. 10, 1980
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Anthony H. Angelo and Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4 (489,642)

Abstract:

Guardianship, Law Reform, Jurisdiction, Custody, Child Abduction.

30.

Let-Down in Lange

New Zealand Law Journal, 442, 1999, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 128/2016
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4 (464,068)

Abstract:

Defamation, Freedom of Expression, Media Freedom, Right of Reputation, Qualified Privilege

31.

Child Support - Supporting Whom?

(1999) 330 VUWLR 221-236.
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Bill Atkin and Andrew Black
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington, Faculty of Law, Student/Alumni
Downloads 4 (489,642)

Abstract:

Child Support, Maintenance, Parental Responsibility, Financial Responsibility, Best Interests.

32.

A Trio of Child Support Cases

(2008) 6 NZFLJ 107
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 12 Dec 2014 Last Revised: 07 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 4 (499,181)

Abstract:

Family Law; Child Support; Welfare of Child; Law Reform

33.

Green Light for Surrogacy in New Zealand

(1998) Childrenz Issues, Vol. 2, No. 2
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (474,333)

Abstract:

Surrogacy, Adoption, IVF, Paternity, Surrogacy Contracts, Law Reform

34.

Whose Responsibility are Our Children?

A Bainham (ed) The International Survey of Family Law (1999 edition, Jordan Publishing, Bristol, 1999).
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (494,439)

Abstract:

Social Responsibility, Negligence, Child Abuse, Statutory Scheme, Homosexual Marriage, Discrimination, Right to Medical Treatment, Whāngai, Whānau, Child Naming.

35.

New Zealand: Families, Children and Ethnicity

(1992) 31 JFamL 357.
Number of pages: 10 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (484,564)

Abstract:

Māori culture, Whānau, Family Group Conference, Adoption, Child Welfare.

36.

Child Support in New Zealand Runs into Strife

(1994) Hous LR 631
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (499,181)

Abstract:

Child Support, Departure Orders, Family Court, Whānau, Second Family.

37.

More Law Reform: The Report of the Working Group on Matrimonial Property and Family Protection (October 1988)

(1989) 2 Family Law Bulletin 18
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (438,360)

Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Succession, De Facto Relationship, Family Court, Law Reform, Working Group

38.

The New Zealand Liable Parent Scheme

[1986] Family Law 371.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (458,884)

Abstract:

Maintenance, Divorce, Welfare, Welfare State, Domestic Purposes Benefit, Non-Custodial Parent.

39.

Unincorporated Associations - Distribution of Surplus Assets on Dissolution

(1979) 8 NZULR 217.
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (474,333)

Abstract:

Unincorporated Association, Society, Surplus Assets, Winding Up, Equal Share, Contribution, Class.

40.

The New Regime of Family Property

[1977] NZLJ 81.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (479,448)

Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Judicial Discretion, Statutory Framework, Law Reform, Equal Partnership.

41.

Property Division on a Short Second Marriage

[1978] NZLJ 86.
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (503,806)

Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Short Duration Marriage, Matrimonial Home, Trust, Contracting Out, De Facto Relationship.

42.

Departure Orders - A Benefit Match for Lawyers

(1992) 3 FLB 94
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (494,439)

Abstract:

Child Support, Court Order, Departure Order

43.

Where There is a Will — Parliament Should Have Had the Will to Tackle Inheritance Law Properly

(2008) 6 NZFLJ 1-3
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 06 Jan 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (489,642)

Abstract:

Family Law, Inheritance, Revocation Rule, Dissolution, Family Court, Contemplation Rule, De Facto Inheritance.

44.

The Care of Children Bill

[2004] NZLJ 44
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 06 Jan 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 3 (499,181)

Abstract:

Family Law, Guardianship, UNCROC, Child’s Wishes, Child Welfare, Family Group Conference.

45.

Go-Slow on New Legislation

A Bainham (ed) The International Survey of Family Law (2000 edition, Jordan Publishing, Bristol, 2000).
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 28 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (503,806)

Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Relationship Property, De Facto Couple, Succession, Widowed Spouse, Trusts, Assisted Reproduction.

46.

Dealing with Family Violence: Family Law in New Zealand 1995

A Bainham (ed) The International Survey of Family Law (1997 edition, Jordan Publishing, Bristol, 1997).
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 05 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (499,181)

Abstract:

Domestic Violence, Protection Order, Homosexual Relationship, Mental Abuse, Child Abuse, Welfare Fraud, Battered Woman Syndrome, Adoption, Anorexia, Force Feeding.

47.

New Zealand: Let the Family Decide - The New Approach to Family Problems

(1991) 29 JFamL 387-397.
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (489,642)

Abstract:

Child Abuse, Law Reform, Child Protection, Family Group Conference, Paramountcy Principle, Monocultural, Family Welfare, Child Welfare, De Facto Relationship, Shared Property.

48.

New Zealand: The Family Court - Ten Years' Experience

(1992) 31 JFamL 149.
Number of pages: 14 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (503,806)

Abstract:

Family Court, Jurisdiction, Child Support, Matrimonial Property, Transgender Marriage, Marital Rape.

49.

New Zealand: 1992 Controversy Surrounds Policies on Children

(1994) 32 JFamL 377.
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (489,642)

Abstract:

Family Law, Child Support, Departure Order, Child Maintenance, Mandatory Reporting, Child Welfare, Family Group Conference, Mental Health, Compulsory Treatment, Family Court, Life Support, Good Medical Practice, Wardship, Cultural View, Medical Treatment.

50.

New Zealand: Children versus Families - Is There Any Conflict?

(1988) 27 Journal of Family Law 231
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 14 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (503,806)

Abstract:

Paramountcy Principle, Child Welfare, Child Abuse, Law Reform, Monocultural, Whānau, Domestic Violence, Court Order, Adoption

51.

Spousal Maintenance: A New Philosophy?

(1981) 9 NZULR 336.
Number of pages: 19 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (394,548)

Abstract:

Spousal Maintenance, Clean Break, Financial Independence, No-Fault Divorce, Rehabilitative Maintenance, Traditional Maintenance, Life-long Maintenance.

52.

The English Special Procedure for Divorce

[1980] NZLJ 398.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (412,945)

Abstract:

Divorce, No-fault, Separation, Law Reform, Special Procedure.

53.

Liable Parents: The New State Role in Ordering Maintenance

(1981) 5 Otago LR 48-151
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (503,806)

Abstract:

Liable Parent Contribution Scheme, Child Support, Spousal Maintenance, Legislative History, Contribution

54.

Child Maintenance and Access

(1986) 1 FLB 93
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (494,439)

Abstract:

Child Custody, Welfare of the Child, Child Maintenance, Child Access

55.

Custard Pies and the Family Proceedings Bill 1978

New Zealand Law Journal, 66, 1979
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (499,181)

Abstract:

Family Proceedings, Maintenance, Law Reform

56.

Matrimonial Property: Time to Take Stock

New Zealand Law Journal, p. 25, 1985
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (503,806)

Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Farm, Farm Homestead, Equal Share, Division of Property

57.

Family Property Law Reform

(1995) VUWLR 77-85
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (503,806)

Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Law Reform, Judicial Reform, Clean Break

58.

The Survival of Fault in Contemporary Family Law in New Zealand

(1979) 10 VUWLR 93-113.
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 07 Jan 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 2 (499,181)

Abstract:

Divorce, No Fault, Dissolution, Cruelty, Matrimonial Property, Contribution, Children.

59.

Matrimonial and De Facto Property Law Reform – Some Preliminary Reflections

(2001) 3 BFLJ 221., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 13/2016
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (433,166)

Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Relationship Property, de facto relationship, same-sex relationship, equal sharing, unequal sharing, lump-sum payment.

60.

Defamation Law in New Zealand 'Refined' and 'Amplified'

[2001] Common Law World Review 237., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 129/2016
Number of pages: 18 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (386,077)

Abstract:

Tort, Defamation, Qualified Privilege, Freedom of Speech, Lange, Reynolds, Malice, Political Discussion.

61.

Reforming Property Division in New Zealand: From Marriage to Relationships

(2001) 3 EJLR 349., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 19/2017
Number of pages: 17 Posted: 20 May 2015 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (428,000)

Abstract:

Relationship Property, De Facto Relationship, Equal Division, Pre-nuptial Agreement, Law Reform.

62.

De Factos Down-Under and Their Property

Child and Family Law Quarterly, Vol 11, No 1, 1999., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 14/2016
Number of pages: 11 Posted: 27 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (458,884)

Abstract:

Relationship Property, De Facto Relationship, Same-Sex Relationship, Marriage, Inheritance, Law Reform

63.

Has Lange Tipped the Balance Too Far?

[1998] NZLJ 293., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 126/2016
Number of pages: 5 Posted: 27 Apr 2015 Last Revised: 11 Jan 2017
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (464,068)

Abstract:

Defamation, Qualified Privilege, Freedom of Expression, Right to Reputation, Malice

64.

Child Support Update - Problems Persist

(1993) 1 BFLJ 52.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (494,439)

Abstract:

Child Support, Inland Revenue, Departure Order, Suspension Order, Minimum Payment, Confidentiality, Hardship.

65.

De Facto Relationships and the Law

(1989) 2 Family Law Bulletin 30, Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 10/2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 14 Mar 2015 Last Revised: 16 Feb 2016
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (394,548)

Abstract:

De Facto Relationship, Common Intention, Reasonable Expectations, Relationship Property, Constructive Trust, Law Reform

66.

New Zealand: Reflections Five Years after Reform

(1986) 25 JFamL 191.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (512,621)

Abstract:

Law Reform, Adoption, State Assistance, Family Court, Divorce, Mediation, Counselling, Reconciliation.

67.

Sterilisation and Intellectual Handicap

(1987) 1 FLB 120.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (494,439)

Abstract:

Child’s Best Interests, Rights of the Child, Sterilisation, Court Order, Law Reform, Intellectual Disability.

68.

The Matrimonial Property Bill 1975 – Some Further Thoughts

[1976] NZLJ 424.
Number of pages: 6 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Anthony H. Angelo and Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (503,806)

Abstract:

Marriage, Matrimonial Property, Law Reform, De Facto Spouse.

69.

The Effect of Social Security on the Payment of Maintenance - Some English Comparisons

[1980] NZLJ 298.
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 05 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (503,806)

Abstract:

Spousal Maintenance, Law Reform, Divorce, State Responsibility, Welfare System.

70.

A Conceptual and Structural Overview of the Matrimonial Property Act 1976

(1977) 7 NZULR 237.
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Anthony H. Angelo and Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law and Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (448,645)

Abstract:

Marriage, Matrimonial Property, Unitary, Separatist, Communal, Matrimonial Home, Family Chattel, Equal Share

71.

Making Liable Parents Pay More

New Zealand Law Journal, pp. 75-78, 1983
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 28 Feb 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 1 (503,806)

Abstract:

Social Security, Liable Parent, Minimum Payment

72.

Controversial Changes to the Family Justice System in New Zealand: Is the Private Law/Public Law Division Still Useful?

International Journal of Law, Policy and The Family, Vol. 29, p. 183–204, 2015,
Number of pages: 22 Posted: 03 Dec 2016
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (417,898)

Abstract:

Family Law, Private Law, Public Law, New Zealand, Legal System

73.

Property Division: Lessons from New Zealand

In Panagiotis I Kanellopoulos, Elini Nina-Pazarzi and Cornelia Delouka-Inglessi (eds) Essays in Honor of Penelope Agallopoulou (Athens, Ant N Sakkoulas, 2011) pp 129-151., Victoria University of Wellington Legal Research Paper No. 17/2017
Number of pages: 24 Posted: 01 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 08 Mar 2017
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (428,000)

Abstract:

Family law, Legal certainty, Care of Children, New Zealand, Comparative law

74.

More Work for the Family Court

(1988) 1 FLB 186.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 10 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Property Valuation, Overseas Property, Waiving Matrimonial Property, Proceedings, Superannuation.

75.

Matrimonial Property Going Overseas

(1984) 11 NZULR 183.
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 09 Mar 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
Downloads 0 (494,439)

Abstract:

Matrimonial Property, Post-Separation Action, Private International Law, Overseas Property.

Other Papers (3)

Total Downloads: 7    Citations: 0
1.

An Independent Voice for Children

(1993) 1 BJFL 46.
Number of pages: 2 Posted: 01 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Child Abuse, Least Restriction, Social Worker, Child Commissioner.

2.

The Domestic Violence Act

NEW ZEALAND LAW JOURNAL- JANUARY 1998
Number of pages: 4 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Domestic Violence, Protection Order, Personal Relations, Child Abuse, Family Divorce, Family Politics.

3.

Health Law and Practice in the USA

[1998] NZLJ 367.
Number of pages: 3 Posted: 27 Apr 2015
Bill Atkin
Victoria University of Wellington - Faculty of Law
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Abstract:

Health Care, Law and Medicine, Fee-For-Service, Managed Care, Managed Care Organisation, Health Care System