Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
To make a claim, you need to consider if you are an eligible person, and, if so, what are your needs to be provided for?
HHG Legal Group
In WA, superannuation will be treated differently, depending on whether you were married or in a de-facto relationship.
Stacks Law Firm
A recent case threw new light on the issue of whether it's legal for a parent to smack a child to administer discipline.
Swaab Attorneys
Partial settlements are interim distributions to fund your expenses while you wait for your final property settlement.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The mother and the 60 Minutes crew may have been better seeking a recovery order through our International Agreements.
Swaab Attorneys
A clean break between ex-spouses usually means a property settlement, with the combined asset pool being broken apart.
Withers LLP
Although we all hope it will never happen to us it's a sad fact that many marriages end in divorce. Here is some advice on how to handle things.
LexCounsel Law Offices
A HUF is a separate entity that is created by members of a family wherein the members are lineal ascendants or descendants.
Khaitan & Co
The Hon'ble High Court of Delhi, in its landmark verdict pronounced in the matter of Mrs Sujata Sharma v Shri Manu Gupta & Ors, has held that the eldest woman member of a Mitakshara HUF can be its "Karta / Manager".
Skrine & Co
The issue of how to divide property following the breakdown of a marriage is a vexed one which has spawned many a battle amongst estranged couples.
Duncan Cotterill
Couples often overlook important legal 'housekeeping' matters that should be attended to prior to the big wedding day.
Duncan Cotterill
The case involved disputes about relationship property matters and the validity of trusts, after a marriage dissolution.
Cavell Leitch
A court can adjust the division if the income and living standards of one partner are likely to be significantly higher.
Cavell Leitch
We are now living much of our lives online, so what happens to your online accounts and digital devices when you die?
Cavell Leitch
A court has the power to dismiss any attorney who does not act with a fundamental duty to her client's best interests.
Duncan Cotterill
The Court confirmed there is no automatic right to documents for beneficiaries – disclosure is a discretionary decision.
Cavell Leitch
Generally the biological parents are joint guardians, but the Court can appoint another person for the child's welfare.
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Khaitan & Co
Historically, the Hindu Succession Act, 1956 (HSA), did not confer any rights on a daughter to the ancestral property of her father.
Rajani Associates
The rule as regards the transfer of property for the benefit of unborn person and the rule against perpetuity (collectively, the "Rules")...
Duncan Cotterill
The case involved disputes about relationship property matters and the validity of trusts, after a marriage dissolution.
Cooper Grace Ward
This case is a reminder of the importance of procedural fairness and the effect of domestic violence on the workplace.
Watkins Tapsell
There are several requirements that must be completed by an executor before the distribution of assets to beneficiaries.
IndusLaw
Indian Parliament enacted the Hindu Succession (Amendment) Act, 2005 so as to confer equal right to a daughter to a share in Hindu joint family property by deeming a daughter to be a coparcener.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Open adoption, in the spotlight in NSW, allows for ongoing contact between a child, birth parents and adoptive parents.
Watkins Tapsell
If you are doing a Will, or you are the executor of a deceased estate, consider what taxes and duties could be payable.
Phoenix Legal
The Supreme Court of India has held a consistent view regarding the interplay between a nomination and the rights of a claimant under the laws of succession, intestate or otherwise.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A NSW Supreme Court case reignited the debate of whether parents should be able to physically discipline their children.
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