Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Cooper Grace Ward
There are a variety of steps advisers can take to ensure benefits are paid as intended, despite conflicts that may occur.
HopgoodGanim
A recent case considered if a separated husband was entitled to share in his estranged wife's post separation windfall.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Parental responsibility includes all duties, powers, responsibilities and authority which parents have to their children.
HopgoodGanim
Be aware of restrictions on filing family law applications, if there is an expectation of a hearing prior to Christmas.
Kott Gunning
If you can apply for provision (or increased provision) from a deceased person's estate, "delay at your own peril".
Withers LLP
The Withers family law team in Hong Kong continues to be at the forefront of developing family law in Hong Kong.
Withers LLP
Withers are delighted to have taken the lead in a ground-breaking case in Hong Kong concerning prenuptial and separation agreements.
Oldham, Li & Nie
The deceased's estate can be administered by the Executor named in the Will of the deceased or an Administrator appointed by the Court.
Oldham, Li & Nie
An executor is a person appointed by Will to carry out the administration of the estate.
Oldham, Li & Nie
Although people in Hong Kong enjoy testamentary freedom, there are situations where a Will can be contested.
Duncan Cotterill
Making a Will is the only way to ensure that your assets, property and possessions, pass to the people that you choose.
Duncan Cotterill
An estate plan must be reviewed and revised at intervals to meet the changing circumstances of the relevant parties.
Cavell Leitch
These large networks of social media can allow inappropriate communications to go "viral", or spread very quickly.
Cavell Leitch
The intention of this article is to educate our clients on what they should do to ensure a fair division of assets.
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Swaab Attorneys
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Swaab Attorneys
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Watkins Tapsell
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Rockwell Olivier
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Watkins Tapsell
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Family Law Express
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Thynne & Macartney
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