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Stacks Law Firm
Many differences exist between the rights of couples in de facto relationships vs marriage starting with the need for proof.
Watkins Tapsell
There are a number of things that you must consider about the legal system for your adult child with a disability.
Torkin Manes LLP
Bill C-78, An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential
Minden Gross LLP
Adding to the anticipated 2018-2019 deficit, Doug Ford's provincial government has provided a $250 tax break to estates which will be probated on or after January 1, 2020
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Family Law is all about changing family dynamics. Families do not stop changing just because a court makes a final order. Parenting arrangements and child support are particularly prone
King & Capital Law Firm
夫妻一方作为保证人在保证合同中签字,其个人在提供担保时无需征得配偶即财产共有人的同意,配偶在该保证合同中未签字并不影响签字一
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Loretta Ho examines the Court's view on the use of confidential documents and information obtained by ‘self-help' means.
CLD Legal
At some point in our lives we have heard our parents, grandparents or closest relatives say "I will always be with you. I will never leave you.
Withers LLP
With 1 in 4 of us around the world being affected by mental health issues and 450million people currently suffering from a mental disorder at some point in their lives, what is much needed is
Hewitsons LLP
The recent case of Cowan v Foreman considers the effectiveness of standstill agreements (agreements between the lawyers to defer the claim until after the legal deadline) in claims under the Inheritance Act 1975.
Hewitsons LLP
The High Court is attempting to disentangle a complex family trust case. In Rogge v Rogge wealthy parents put millions into a trust for their young son who became severely disabled as a result of a Polo accident.
Hewitsons LLP
F was appointed as Deputy for his brother, M, who had become mentally incapable. M, has an estate of over ฃ17 million, and investment income of ฃ123,000 a year.
Hewitsons LLP
HMRC opened investigations into almost one in four of the 22,000 estates on which IHT was due in the 2018-2019 tax year, according to a freedom of information request submitted by wealth advisors Quilter.
The Legal Group
There are different ways in which wills can be drafted in the UAE.
Ford & Harrison LLP
My civil procedure professor once quipped, "Family + Money + Death = Litigation." In the case of HBO's new series Righteous Gemstones
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
To protect assets, your trust must own them and be irrevocable.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
For many business owners, estate planning and succession planning go hand in hand. If you are the owner of a closely held business, you likely have a significant portion of your wealth tied up
Archer & Greiner P.C.
During the course of a marriage, couples accumulate what is known as the "marital estate." During the divorce, that estate must be divided
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Per AARP, an estimated 1.3 million American adults are under guardianship, with approximately 85% being over age 65.
Eide Bailly LLP
Estate planning can be a difficult subject, but it's important to look forward, so you can make sure your family is in the best position for their future.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Herbert Smith Freehills
A recent decision of the High Court clarified that where a beneficiary of a will predeceases the testator and the gift vests in the beneficiary's children under s. 33 of the Wills Act 1837
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hughes v. Liquor Control Board of Ontario, the Court affirmed a motion judge's dismissal of a proposed class action against the LCBO stemming from an agreement between the LCBO and Brewer's
Withers LLP
There remains lots of uncertainty surrounding Brexit. Will the UK leave without a deal? If there is a deal, what will it look like, when will it come and will there then be a further referendum
Expatriate Law
The breakdown of a marriage can have dire consequences.
Clark Wilson LLP
The case of Gully v Gully, 2018 BCSC 1590 provides useful insight on a peril of putting property into joint tenancy. The decision illustrates the importance of considering the financial status...
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
Wrigleys Solicitors
A family constitution can help provide structure alongside future-proofing the business.
Withers LLP
Surrogacy is a ‘life line' for those who are unable to carry a pregnancy and the building block used by increasing numbers of modern families to have children of their own. However, UK surrogacy
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