Mondaq Offshore: Family and Matrimonial
Marshall Diel & Myers
Common law marriage is a term that has often been used to define the relationship between two people who are living together but have not legally formalised their relationship by a legal ceremony of marriage.
Marshall Diel & Myers
The starting point is the Marriage Act 1944.
Harneys
The BVI Government has passed new rules governing applications for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration.
ERP Lawyers
The Costa Rican Commerce Code is one of the most evolved regulations in our Civil Law
Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
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DQ Advocates
Crociani v Crociani: A bitter family dispute was finally brought to an end after 5 years following the Royal Court of Jersey's finding in favour of daughter Cristiana who alleged a series of breaches...
DQ Advocates
The long anticipated engagement of HRH Prince Harry and Rachel Meghan Markle was announced by Clarence House via Twitter on Monday morning with the couple being at the centre of a media frenzy ever since.
DQ Advocates
Individuals can agree that they will not in the future revoke or amend their Wills without the other party's consent.
Simcocks
Digital assets are closely intertwined with our everyday life, from supermarket reward cards, photographs, blogs, music accounts, online banking, emails, eBooks, social media accounts…the list goes on.
Simcocks
Regardless of whether you are a Man Utd fan or not, Giggs has undoubtedly generated substantial wealth during his football career. It has been widely reported that he and his wife, Stacey, are divorcing.
Baker & Partners
We last discussed this issue in April 2015 following the case of Cooper-Hohn (2014) where one spouse, persuaded the Court of Appeal in England and Wales that their contribution to the finances of the marriage amounted to a "special contribution" so as to justify the Court making an order giving that spouse 64% of the matrimonial assets on divorce.
Bedell Cristin
It is often suggested that it is easy to write your own Will if your wishes are simple and your financial situation isn't complicated.
Expatriate Law
In the majority of countries around the world, divorce is accessible to married couples so long as certain factual and jurisdictional criteria are met.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Les questions d'héritage en cas de décès est l'appréhension ultime des citoyens de l'Union européenne résidents aux Emirats arabes unis (EAU),...
STA Law Firm
12 November 2017. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has implemented Law Number 15 of 2017 on inheritance...
Hassan Elhais
Many family law cases in the United Arab Emirates follow Federal Law No. 28 of the year 2005 (UAE Personal Affairs Law)...
Hassan Elhais
After the witnesses have made their statements in the Family Court, there is usually one more hearing after that in order to allow both the parties to comment on the statements of the witnesses.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
It's not something anyone likes to think about – especially in a city with so many happy distractions.
Expatriate Law
A new scheme has been announced in Abu Dhabi which will allow non-Muslim expatriates to divorce through their church.
Hassan Elhais
Question: How long is the waiting period for women to remarry?
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There's something for both trust litigators and non-contentious practitioners in this recent judgment from Jersey's Royal Court, issued on 10 November ([2017] JRC 191).
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Marshall Diel & Myers
Common law marriage is a term that has often been used to define the relationship between two people who are living together but have not legally formalised their relationship by a legal ceremony of marriage.
Marshall Diel & Myers
The starting point is the Marriage Act 1944.
KPK Legal Ltd
Under certain circumstances the family matters are resolved by the President of the District Court or the Family Courts of the Religious Groups.
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