Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Stacks Law Firm
The Forfeiture Act 1995 gives the NSW Supreme Court discretion to apply the forfeiture rule, where justice requires it.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
There are five significant steps which Courts may follow when determining the division of the matrimonial asset pool.
HHG Legal Group
The duty of disclosure requires all parties in a family law dispute to provide each other full and frank disclosure.
HHG Legal Group
There are "pre-action procedures" to be followed in most cases before you can commence proceedings in the Family Court.
HHG Legal Group
It is also always a good idea to seek good legal advice from people who are experienced in Wills and Estate Planning.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This case highlighted the potential for more cultural issues to arise after recent amendments to the NSW adoption laws.
Withers LLP
There is no distinction between Hong Kong residents and expats in their treatment by the law courts in Hong Kong.
Khaitan & Co
The Supreme Court of India in its recent decision held that a benchmark of 25% of the net salary of a husband was held to be a "just and proper" amount as alimony to his former wife.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This article provides an analysis of the roles, duties and responsibilities of a karta in a HUF in light of a landmark verdict delivered by the Delhi High Court which established that the eldest female member of the family can be a karta in a HUF.
Cavell Leitch
The Review is interested in how the Act is operating and in the impact it has on the interests of parties and children.
Cavell Leitch
All enduring powers of attorney will now be on new forms; a change which is intended to make the process simpler.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
From 16 March 2017, EPAs in the old forms that are not fully executed will need to be re-done on the new forms.
Cavell Leitch
Relatively easy tasks, when all trustees have capacity, can be complex if one of the trustees becomes incapacitated.
Cavell Leitch
A private mediation is not constrained by the resources of the Court so can explore issues in as much depth as is needed.
Cavell Leitch
From 16 March 2017, enduring powers of attorney (EPAs) must be on a new form to make them easier to make and understand.
Cavell Leitch
Failure to make proper provision in your Will could result in a claim being brought against your estate by that child.
Cavell Leitch
Do-it-yourself Will kits may seem easy, but there are many pitfalls when making a Will which could make yours invalid.
Shook Lin & Bok
Family offices trying to solve their clients' complex succession planning issues are increasingly facing a conundrum, says Tan Woon Hum of Shook Lin & Bok LLP: hire external advisers or...
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The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act) received the assent of the President on 27 March 2017 and is notified with effect from 28 March 2017.
HopgoodGanim
The Government has announced a review of the family law system with a view toward "long term fundamental reform.".
Khaitan & Co
The Supreme Court of India in its recent decision held that a benchmark of 25% of the net salary of a husband was held to be a "just and proper" amount as alimony to his former wife.
Stacks Law Firm
Being separated or divorced is a difficult process in itself, but it becomes more difficult when children are involved.
Nishith Desai Associates
The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961 ("Maternity Act") has been recently amended vide the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 ("Maternity Amendment Act").
HHG Legal Group
The value of a family lawyer, from entering into a relationship to a breakdown of the relationship, is immeasurable.
HopgoodGanim
The article discusses points to be considered and potentially advised about when complying with a family law subpoena.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Budget announced that there are two significant plans to address the current issues plaguing the family law system.
Swaab Attorneys
The NSW rules of intestacy distribute the estate strictly in accordance with specific rules in the Succession Act 2006.
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