Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Stacks/The Law Firm
The fate of a baby boy born with downs syndrome to a Thai surrogate has prompted calls to review the laws in Australia.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Family Law Court recognises the period from birth to four years old is an important developmental stage for any child.
Swaab Attorneys
The Separation Survival Kit will assist people going through the difficulties of a relationship or marriage breakdown.
HopgoodGanim
There have been few reported decisions dealing with this issue, leaving future cases to be determined on their merits.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Court has ultimate discretion and takes into consideration all factors that are in the best interest of the child.
HopgoodGanim
It is more difficult for spouses to access property in a company that is part of their group and is controlled by them.
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.
Davis LLP
The Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction entered into force in 1983.
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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Stacks/The Law Firm
All family trusts contain what is called a 'vesting date' - the date defined in the trust deed when the trust will end.
Swaab Attorneys
When couples separate or one party decides to end the relationship, there are lots of things that need to be sorted out.
HopgoodGanim
The name of a sperm donor was removed from the birth certificate in favour of both parents' names of a same sex couple.
Kott Gunning
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Swaab Attorneys
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Swaab Attorneys
Frequently asked questions include who pays child support, how is it calculated and does it cover private school fees?
Thynne & Macartney
A Parenting Order presumes it is in a child's best interests for separated parents to have equal shared responsibility.
GuernseyFinance
Guernsey is firmly established as a prime financial service centre setting the benchmark for industry regulation and supported by a highly regarded legal system.
Family Law Express
The first and most effective way of disputing costs can be for a client to discuss their itemised bill with their lawyer.
Family Law Express
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