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Carroll & O'Dea
If you are partner, child or supporting friend of a person who died on a Victorian worksite, you may receive compensation.
Kells
It is vital to seek expert legal advice at the first opportunity when separating or considering separating from your partner.
Cooper Grace Ward
Two recent NSW cases reinforce the importance of documenting agreements between family members to avoid future disputes.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Article discusses the overall concept of mediation, when it is suitable and how it can be beneficial.
Watkins Tapsell
Providing money to your children to purchase property may seem simple, but it could lead to some difficult legal issues.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On September 1, 2019, changes came into effect in the Family Law Rules (See: O. Reg. 250/19, s. 1) relating to special parties and child parties and expert opinion evidence.
Torkin Manes LLP
In most cases, separated spouses resolve the issues arising from their separation by way of a written agreement between them. While it is hoped that the agreement will remain tucked away ...
Cox & Palmer
With advances in medical technology, the use of assisted human reproduction has increased significantly in the past 40 years, since the first child born from in vitro fertilization (IVF) was born
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The utility of marriage contracts is often measured in a vacuum. And rarely do lawyers and their clients consider the benefits that they can provide in protecting the sanctity of family trusts.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The headline decision this week is Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General). Everyone will recall that the Better Local Government Act, 2018,...
Withers LLP
Pride Parades in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ+) community are celebrated worldwide, as well as in many parts of Asia. However, LGBTQ+ rights are not recognised ...
Gall
The parent of a child born out of wedlock may make a claim for child maintenance pursuant to s.10 of the Guardianship of Minors Ordinance (Cap. 13) ("GMO").
Charles Russell Speechlys
Building a family as an LGBTI+ parent takes planning. Whether your family grows through IVF, a co-parenting arrangement or surrogacy, the addition of a new family member is life changing.
Erdem & Erdem Law
In accordance with the two decisions of the 3rd Civil Chamber of the Court of Cassation, the validity of "engagement" depends on the engagement to be made in a certain form.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
This is the question at the heart of the long running saga of D (A Child) which has finally reached its conclusion today with the highest court in the land ruling that the answer is ‘no'
Arnold & Porter
Each plaintiff seeks compensatory damages from the government for its intentional infliction of emotional distress and negligence.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
I recently had lunch with a non-lawyer friend who, like me, has been married over 30 years (34 years for me; 31 for him).
Cozen O'Connor
On July 22, 2019, the IRS issued an article clarifying the treatment of payments pursuant to a modified agreement.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
Property distribution at divorce is not an easy task. It is difficult for both the Courts and the divorcing parties.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A prenup allows you to contract out of the Property (Relationships) Act and set your own rules for division of property.
Herbert Smith Freehills
A recent decision of the High Court clarified that where a beneficiary of a will predeceases the testator and the gift vests in the beneficiary's children under s. 33 of the Wills Act 1837
Hewitsons LLP
I own my home and my partner is soon to move in with me. A friend suggested a cohabitation agreement. Do you think that's really necessary? What are the benefits?
GuernseyFinance
As fiduciary professionals, we are operating in a rapidly evolving world of international families and ownership structures; one where international regulation and compliance requirements become increasingly complex just as clients become more global in their outlook.
Withers LLP
If you are going to do it, take the time to do it right. That's the message coming from the courts about executing pre-nuptial agreements, particularly those that have a cross-jurisdictional element.
Wrigleys Solicitors
A family constitution can help provide structure alongside future-proofing the business.
Withers LLP
There remains lots of uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Will the UK leave without a deal? If there is a deal, what will it look like, when will it come and will there then be a further referendum
Withers LLP
The online divorce service was rolled out by HMCTS on 1 May 2018 following a successful pilot in 2017. Similar to the HMRC online tax portal, the service allows members of the public to apply
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