Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Kaden Boriss
Having a valid will is the only way to ensure that your estate goes to family or friends of your choice, after you die.
Watkins Tapsell
A Binding Financial Agreement (or 'pre-nup') sets out how to divide assets and liabilities at the end of a relationship.
Focus Legal
These are some frequently asked questions regarding Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianships.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
It is certainly a requirement under law to value your livestock as a part of determining your net income as a business.
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.
LexCounsel Law Offices
A HUF is a separate entity that is created by members of a family wherein the members are lineal ascendants or descendants.
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.
Duncan Cotterill
The case involved disputes about relationship property matters and the validity of trusts, after a marriage dissolution.
Cavell Leitch
A court can adjust the division if the income and living standards of one partner are likely to be significantly higher.
Cavell Leitch
We are now living much of our lives online, so what happens to your online accounts and digital devices when you die?
Cavell Leitch
A court has the power to dismiss any attorney who does not act with a fundamental duty to her client's best interests.
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.
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.
Duncan Cotterill
The latest Supreme Court case regarding family trusts is in two decisions in respect of one family, in Clayton v Clayton.
Focus Legal
These are some frequently asked questions regarding Wills, Powers of Attorney and Enduring Guardianships.
Duncan Cotterill
The case involved disputes about relationship property matters and the validity of trusts, after a marriage dissolution.
Phoenix Legal
The Supreme Court of India has held a consistent view regarding the interplay between a nomination and the rights of a claimant under the laws of succession, intestate or otherwise.
GuernseyFinance
Andrew Walters and Michael Betley of Trust Corporation International on the evolution of Guernsey's private wealth industry and its structures.
IndusLaw
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.
HHG Legal Group
In WA, superannuation will be treated differently, depending on whether you were married or in a de-facto relationship.
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