Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Kott Gunning
In the absence of a documented succession plan, there is a costly battle for children when a parent's promise is broken.
HHG Legal Group
Before settlement, parties must provide full and frank disclosure of all relevant financial information and documents.
Watkins Tapsell
A Mutual Wills agreement becomes a contract to which the Will beneficiaries (the children) have a right of enforcement.
HHG Legal Group
A de facto relationship is one where two people not married to each other live together in a marriage-like relationship.
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
When going through a separation, and own property together, you will need to decide on separating property between you.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The treatment of commercial surrogacy arrangements by Australian law has resulted in a stressful situation for families.
Withers LLP
Will the UK's own divorce from the European Union - ending a "marriage" going back to 1973 - affect divorces at the personal level for those with cross-border financial interests at stake?
Withers LLP
Chief justice and Bar Association have endorsed legislative proposal that would clarify outdated and confused concepts such as child custody, care and control, but government inertia may hold up its enactment
Singh & Associates
The Delhi High Court, in one of its landmark ruling held that if a male member of Hindu Undivided Family (HUF), by virtue of his being the first born eldest, can be a Karta, so can a female member.
Labuan IBFC Inc
Carolyn Oh, the principal of Carolyn Oh and Co, discusses the importance of control in wealth preservation and how it can be achieved via Labuan Trust and Foundation.
Labuan IBFC Inc
This paper begins with a discussion on estate planning where evidence from the Quran and Hadith are discussed to show that it is a commendable act to leave one's children in better spiritual and material conditions.
Cavell Leitch
For property division agreements to be binding, there must be proper disclosure of all assets in which the parties share.
Duncan Cotterill
The latest Supreme Court case regarding family trusts is in two decisions in respect of one family, in Clayton v Clayton.
Duncan Cotterill
Couples often overlook important legal 'housekeeping' matters that should be attended to prior to the big wedding day.
Withers LLP
Singapore is ageing. Almost 12 per cent of Singapore residents are now aged 65 years and over. According to the 2013 Population White Paper, the number of people in this age group is set to triple by 2030. This will have wide implications for our society and social supports.
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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.
HHG Legal Group
Make sure you are aware of your tax planning opportunities and responsibilities before the end of the financial year.
Swaab Attorneys
Parties must disclose notice of drug and alcohol abuse in the Notice of Risk document filed at the start of proceedings.
Cooper Grace Ward
This paper, superannuation in an estate planning context, gives a useful insight into the breadth of issues in a will.
Watkins Tapsell
There are several requirements that must be completed by an executor before the distribution of assets to beneficiaries.
Rajani Associates
The rule as regards the transfer of property for the benefit of unborn person and the rule against perpetuity (collectively, the "Rules")...
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
One of the biggest concerns that people express is that the other parent will not return the children to Australia.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Although unusual, this case sets out legal principles for how lottery winnings could be treated in property settlements.
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
These tips may give you the best chance of success in your case, allowing you to move on and maybe even save some fees.
Labuan IBFC Inc
This paper begins with a discussion on estate planning where evidence from the Quran and Hadith are discussed to show that it is a commendable act to leave one's children in better spiritual and material conditions.
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