A summary of a number of interesting cases dealing with Trusts issues.
The new Mediation Act came into force on 1 September 2012.
A discussion on the EU Succession Regulation, which harmonizes the conflict-of-law rules on cross-border successions of 24 members of the European Union.
The European Parliament and the Council of the European Union have passed a regulation which aims at simplifying inheritance settlement and avoiding disputes when the will of a deceased involves the legal systems of more than one Member State.
A loved one dying can be a traumatic and difficult time. But disappointment and even resentment may replace sadness if those close to the deceased have not been provided for in their will.
The Private Client practice area at Matheson Ormsby Prentice has seen a consistent increase over the past number of years in the number of enquiries in relation to challenging Wills.
The English High Court, in the case of Greaves v Stolkin, upheld a disputed professionally drafted Codicil.
Recent decades have witnessed the demise of the traditional and tangible, and the extensive evolution of the "digital age".
Simcocks has an experienced family law team with specialist skills in all aspects of what has become an increasingly complex and challenging area of the law.
Previously in the case of "In the matter of the representation of the Sanne Trust Company Limited", the Royal Court held that steps may be taken to protect the identity of minors and the privacy of the trust arrangements.
This is an English High Court (Family Division) case involving a Jersey proper law trust whereby Mostyn J examined the treatment of a Jersey trust in divorce proceedings.
We are all aware of how the recession has affected global, local and our own personal finances.
Unmarried couples frequently buy property to be their joint home.
Collas Crill family lawyer Alison Brown looks at how Islanders can get divorced.
What happens if your marriage is on the rocks and you receive a windfall? Does your soon to be ex-partner have a claim on this stroke of good fortune? How much of your partner’s pre-acquired wealth are you entitled to on divorce? The article highlights some real life examples.
This case (in which Diane Parker and Sue Medder acted for the trustees) addressed the vexed issue of disclosure of Jersey trust documentation to a non-beneficiary settlor involved in English divorce proceedings.
The Supreme Court of England & Wales recently affirmed in Jones v Kernott  UKSC 53 the principles upon which the Courts in England & Wales may determine the beneficial interests of unmarried couples in their family home.
A Prenuptial Agreement was the subject of the recent English Supreme Court decision in the case of Radmacher v Granatino, generating great media interest. What does it mean for couples contemplating marriage in Jersey?
In the field of corporate law, there are four (coming) Acts that attract attention, namely the introduction of the tenth book of the Dutch Civil Code, the amendment of the Marital Property Act and, to conclude, the coming entry into effect of the Management and Supervision Act and the Flexibilization of BV Act.
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