Aroha Fletcher

Lawyer
DDI
09 281 4864
Bio

When it comes to family law, there’s little that Aroha can’t do. After being admitted to the bar in October 2012, Aroha worked at the Ministry of Justice in the Civil and Family Registry of the Auckland District Court. She was also Research Counsel to the Principal Family Court Judge of New Zealand before joining Schnauer and Co in 2018. 

A natural litigator, Aroha is particularly passionate about working in the care and protection of children. Aroha works alongside Nicolette and the rest of the family law team to ensure that the families she works with get the best possible outcomes and are supported emotionally along the way.

Qualifications
  • BA,
  • LLB,
  • LLM (University of Auckland)
Memberships
  • New Zealand Law Society;
  • New Zealand Law Society Family Law Section;
  • Auckland District Law Society;
  • Family Courts Association
  • Enduring powers of attorney

  • Welfare guardian applications (PPPR)

  • Property manager applications (PPPR) 

  • Wills

  • Has appeared in the Family Court, District Court and High Courts of New Zealand

  • Pre-nuptial and relationship agreements

  • Separation agreements

  • Divorce/dissolution of marriage

  • Advising on all aspects of separation, divorce and property settlements

  • Domestic violence

  • Care of children arrangements

  • Child support

  • Adoption

  • Change of sex/gender

  • Surrogacy

  • Family law litigation

  • Aroha is also experienced in civil litigation

  • Claims on estates

  • Contesting wills

  • Family protection and testamentary promises claims 

  • Deceased estates litigation