Dorothy Stewart


Dorothy is a general practitioner but a large part of her work involves property law, farming, estates and trusts.

Dorothy was educated in Christchurch & studied at Canterbury and Auckland universities. Dorothy is a general practitioner who has been with Helmore Stewart since the early 1980s. Brought up in an Omihi farming family, she’s well-regarded not only for her knowledge of Farming and Rural law, but also for her work with Property law, Relationship Property, Family issues, Trusts, Estates and Elder law.

Ph: 03 311 8008
Email: Dorothy@helmores–

Dorothy specialises in the following areas:

  • Life planning
  • General and specialist advice relating to:
  • Planning for retirement – accommodation and income

    –    Enduring Powers of Attorney
    –    Protection of vulnerable family members
    –    Contracting Out of the Property (Relationships) Act 1976
    –    Resthome Subsidies
    –    Funeral Trusts
    –    Wills and all matters relating to your estate after your death
    –    Transfer of property to family members
    –    Protection of assets to maximise quality of life
    –    All other issues relating to retirement and beyond
    –    All estate administration matters
    –    Challenging Wills

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