Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
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Most people are unaware of the complexities and time needed to administer a deceased estate and could find it a burden.
Stacks Law Firm
In Australia, divorce, property settlements and arrangements for children involve completely different court applications.
HHG Legal Group
The Court's discretion to decide not to go ahead with issuing a Family Violence Restraining Order is much more limited now.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This 1st blog of 3 discusses same-sex marriage laws, and how they are set to affect proceedings within the Family Court.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Cryptocurrency assets must be considered in the duty to provide full and frank disclosure in family law matters.
Withers LLP
The controversial topic of surrogacy has again hit the headlines recently with the story of the Japanese billionaire who has fathered 13 children through Thai surrogate mothers.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
M Mulla Associates
The High Court discussed the provisions of Sections 2 and 26 of the Succession Act and stated that the two provisions have to be read together and not in isolation.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Recently, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in the case of Danamma @ Suman Surpur & Anr. V. Amar & Ors. clarified the position of law related to Hindu Succession Act, 2005 and held that ...
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.
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 ...
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.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Adoption provides a loving home and environment for children who are destitute or orphans. It is extremely important for a growing child to have a safe and loving environment in his/her early development years.
Duncan Cotterill
Executors are generally not obliged to notify family members of the death of the deceased but ought to seek legal advice.
Cavell Leitch
The 'presumption of advancement' means loans to family members are treated as gifts unless there is contrary evidence.
Cavell Leitch
We recommend that everyone has a Will.
Cavell Leitch
A recent survey found that just 25 per cent knew that the funds in KiwiSaver could be split between a separating couple.
Withers LLP
Contrary to popular belief, marital agreements are not as uncommon or far-fetched as they may seem to be. But what are nuptial agreements? Why are they getting increasingly popular?
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Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Solomon & Co.
The Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act, 1960 allows a member to nominate a person or persons to whom his share and interest in the co-operative society will be transferred...
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Stacks Law Firm
Article discusses case in which former spouse made a claim on the estate of her late ex-husband 25 years after separation.
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