Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Swaab
The least expensive way to resolve family law matters is to discuss them with your ex-partner and try to reach agreement.
Cooper Grace Ward
Where separated parties can agree about property settlement or parenting matters, there is no need to go to court.
Swaab
Where a family provision claim is made on a small or moderate estate, it can be difficult to justify costs of litigation.
Stacks Law Firm
The court needed to determine if there were factors warranting an order for provision to be made in favour of the nephew.
Stacks Law Firm
The High Court ruled on how the law applies to a sperm donor who wants to be considered the legal father of the child.
Carroll & O'Dea
Your asset pool is determined as at the date of any property settlement or Court Order, not at the date of separation.
L&L Partners
Joint or undivided family is the normal feature of the Hindu society.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Supreme Court of India, in the case of Mohammed Salim vs Shamsudeen[1], has finalised the views of a number of High Courts by ruling that a child born out of the marriage of a Muslim man and Hindu woman is legitimate.
Duncan Cotterill
Having enduring powers of attorney and a well-drafted will in place is important for every adult, whatever their age.
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M Mulla Associates
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Cooper Grace Ward
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M Mulla Associates
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Swaab
There is no automatic right for the surviving parent to have care of children after the death of the residential parent.
L&L Partners
Joint or undivided family is the normal feature of the Hindu society.
Cooper Grace Ward
A capable, sensible valuation expert is often an essential element in helping parties agree to a property settlement.
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