Advice that’s affordable and in plain English.

Frankton Legal offers a range of legal services at a set price or with an up-front fee estimate.*

All prices include GST, LINZ registration fees and our office expenses. Our price does not include any specialist reports, LIM Reports or fees charged by third parties such as body corporates when a unit is sold.

*These prices are for straightforward scenarios of each service. If we anticipate that your requirements may deviate from the norm, we will tell you at the outset and provide you with an estimate before starting. For all fixed fee work, payment is due 50% before we start work and 50% when we finish the work.

Buying a home
Buying a house or unit - price under $1.2m
With a mortgage
$2,200
Without a mortgage
$2,000
Buying rural property - price under $1.2m
With a mortgage
$2,500
Without a mortgage
$2,300
Buying bare land
With a mortgage
$1,800
Without a mortgage
$1,600
Prepurchase check when buying real estate
$500 - $700
Selling
Selling a house, unit or bare land - price under $1.2m
With a mortgage
$1,600
Without a mortgage
$1,400
Sale and Purchase Agreement
Preparing an agreement for sale and purchase for a private sale
$400
Refinancing
One security property only
$900-$1,200
Wills
Writing a will
Simple Will - one person
$325
Simple Wills - for a couple
$450
Power of Attorney
Enduring Power of Attorney (Property or Care and Welfare)
$300
Occupation Rights Agreement
Buying an Occupation Rights Agreement in a retirement village (includes advice and settlement)
$1,250
Relationship agreements
Basic Relationship Property Agreement (a pre-nup)
$850
Keep in mind your partner needs to get advice from another lawyer, so there will be another legal fee as well.
Independent advice on a Relationship Property Agreement (a pre-nup)
$450-$700
Depending on complexity
Independent advice on a Separation Agreement
$500-$800
Depending on complexity
Trusts
Setting up a trust and transferring a house to it
Setting up a family trust and transferring one asset to the trust (like a house)
$2,000
The fee reduces to $1,600 if the asset being transferred doesn't have a Bank mortgage