Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Stacks Law Firm
This case highlights the importance of preparing a formal will in order to prevent lengthy and expensive litigation.
Swaab
The case highlights the need to be precise in drafting these agreements, particularly in respect to division of property.
Di Rosa Lawyers
Probate practice was the first to transition to CourtSA, the digital platform of the SA Courts Administration Authority.
Swaab
What hap­pens if family law property pro­ceed­ings have com­menced and then a par­ty to the pro­ceed­ings dies?
Cooper Grace Ward
It is difficult to include an inheritance in a property settlement, and each matter will turn on its unique facts.
R&P China Lawyers
Inheritance in China is regulated by the PRC Inheritance Law (1985), and a judicial interpretation, also issued in 1985.
Gall
In light of the increasing number of unmarried parents in Hong Kong, there has been increasing discussion about the financial provision available to children born out of wedlock.
Withers LLP
The need for a solution to the problem of reciprocal recognition and enforcement of matrimonial judgments between Hong Kong and Mainland China has long been recognised.
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
Expatriate Law
Under Law Number 1 of 1974 on Marriage ("1974 Marriage Law"), a marriage conducted in Indonesia becomes valid if it is done in accordance with each of [recognized] religion and belief in Indonesia.
Expatriate Law
Including 5 years of premarital cohabitation moving seamlessly into marriage, Adam and Kim had been married for 20 years. There are two children of the marriage aged 19 and 15.
SKRINE
The contract of marriage which binds two people together is a joyous occasion warranting the celebration of the community.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
This Issues Paper provides recommendations intended to ensure a just division of property at the end of relationships.
Cavell Leitch
Recent case highlights the obligation to recognise children and outlines the effects of estrangement on any entitlement.
Expatriate Law
Mary and John are both British and were married for 25 years enjoying a high standard of living as expats in Singapore. One day John announced that he was miserable in the relationship...
Withers LLP
When expat wives pack their suitcases and move with their husbands to Singapore, the thought of losing it all through a divorce would have never crossed their minds.
Withers LLP
Going through a divorce is never an easy process for anybody, but imagine having to go through it all alone – far away from your family and friends back at home.
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Singh & Associates
In a recent decision of Amardeep Singh vs. Harveen Kaur, the apex court had a chance to interpret the law regarding mandatory ‘cooling off' period ...
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
Singh & Associates
Muslim Personal Law says that a talaq can either be given by the husband or by the wife. It can also be a mutual divorce.
Cooper Grace Ward
This case reinforces the need for an integrated approach for superannuation entitlements as a part of all estate plans.
Singh & Associates
Instant Talaq or "Triple Talaq" or "Talaq-e-Biddat" is an Islamic practice that allows men to divorce their wives immediately by uttering the word "talaq" (divorce) three times.
HHG Legal Group
Recently, there has been an increase in separating couples arguing through the Family Court for custody of their pets.
HHG Legal Group
These changes are proposed, but it is far better to have a valid will in place to deal with your estate after you die.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
When parties separate, both the Family Law Act and associated court rules require strict adherence to time limitations.
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
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