Family Law

Anja Klinkert acts for people who are separating from their relationship partner.

Anja Klinkert assists people to achieve resolution of disputes arising out of relationship separation, which include:

  • parenting disputes;

  • property disputes, including business partnership, shareholder and director disputes;

  • domestic violence;

  • child support;

  • spousal maintenance;

  • adoption; and

  • issues related to involvement by Tamariki Oranga (Ministry for Children).

Anja Klinkert assists people with testamentary / will disputes, i.e. estate planning and testamentary claims.

Anja Klinkert believes in empowering her clients by providing them with her support and sharing her knowledge and skills in order to achieve a positive and realistic outcome. Her approach is to be flexible to her clients’ needs and to do things that make life easier. She has flexible working hours, accepts time payment and provides fixed fee estimates.

Anja Klinkert has over 20 years experience and continues to develop her practice by attending ongoing training and conferences in all of her practice areas. She is a member of the New Zealand Law Society, the Auckland District Law Society, the Family Law Section and the Property Law Section of the New Zealand Law Society, as well as a Mediator Panel Member of AMINZ and Resolution Institute.

Anja Klinkert represents her clients in the Family Court and in the High Court.

Anja Klinkert works as a collaborative professional whereby parties to a dispute agree to try and resolve their dispute by way of a collaborative process utilizing their legal advisors in an out of Court process with face to face meetings, there being no letters or affidavits exchanged between lawyers. She is a member of the Collaborative Lawyers Association, i.e. Collaborative Advocacy New Zealand (CANZ).

Anja Klinkert is an accredited mediator and registered FDR mediation provider. In practice this means that she is appointed by Fairway Resolution Limited and the FDR Centre to act as the mediator in a variety of disputes including family mediation.

Anja Klinkert provides online dispute resolution and certification services utilising Suitebox. The client is assisted to sign documents online and Anja Klinkert is able to witness and certify via Suitebox, which provides an audio-visual recording of the transaction.

Collaborative Practice Explained Download (PDF format)

Collaborative Advocacy New Zealand Fairway Resolution FDR Centre Suitebox