Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Carroll & O'Dea
In addition to having a Will, many farmers need to incorporate valid testamentary contracts into their estate plans.
HHG Legal Group
It is the best interests of the child that is of paramount importance, not a parent's interpretation of their "rights".
Stacks Law Firm
It may be possible to legally prevent a spouse blowing the family's money before the property settlement comes through.
HHG Legal Group
It is in the best interests of the children of separating parents that the parents reach agreement as to their ongoing care.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Unless a testamentary guardian is appointed under your Will, any person with 'sufficient interest' can apply for guardianship.
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
How to apply for and manages AVOs.
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Chief justice and Bar Association have endorsed legislative proposal that would clarify outdated and confused concepts such as child custody, care and control, but government inertia may hold up its enactment
Khaitan & Co
Severance of the joint and undivided status of an HUF can be brought about by a partition.
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.
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.
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
One of the biggest concerns that people express is that the other parent will not return the children to Australia.
Rajani Associates
The rule as regards the transfer of property for the benefit of unborn person and the rule against perpetuity (collectively, the "Rules")...
Watkins Tapsell
There are several requirements that must be completed by an executor before the distribution of assets to beneficiaries.
Cooper Grace Ward
Superannuation must be properly dealt with, whether implementing a basic Will or a complex estate planning strategy.
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
The treatment of commercial surrogacy arrangements by Australian law has resulted in a stressful situation for families.
Sparke Helmore Lawyers
If you change your will, make sure you also identify the correct nominated beneficiary under your life insurance policy.
Cooper Grace Ward
Advisers must ensure that they have considered the issues relating to the superannuation death benefit if drafting a Will.
Coutts Solicitors & Conveyancers
When going through a separation, and own property together, you will need to decide on separating property between you.
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