Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Cooper Grace Ward
Recent amendments to the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 are retrospective and affect all Binding Child Support Agreements.
Swaab Attorneys
This article considers some recent family law cases where alcohol was raised as an issue in parenting proceedings.
Kott Gunning
The case demonstrates the type of evidence required to contest a will and the high threshold needed in order to succeed.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision addresses the issue of whether post-mortem sperm retrieval should be permitted for reproductive purposes.
Madgwicks
The Court held that the reference to "my nieces and nephews" in his will is a reference to his wife's nieces and nephews.
Kott Gunning
Article warns that your social media posts can be used as evidence in family law proceedings.
Withers LLP
Adoption in Hong Kong is governed by Adoption Ordinance. The process begins with the consent of the birth parent(s) to put the child up for adoption.
Withers LLP
The controversial topic of surrogacy has again hit the headlines recently with the story of the Japanese billionaire who has fathered 13 children through Thai surrogate mothers.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
M Mulla Associates
The High Court discussed the provisions of Sections 2 and 26 of the Succession Act and stated that the two provisions have to be read together and not in isolation.
Cavell Leitch
Many people often don't know how complicated inheritance laws can be, to deal with these overseas assets after you die.
Cavell Leitch
A testamentary promise is when a person agrees to make provision for another in their will as reward for services or work.
Cavell Leitch
Immoveable assets, such as land or anything affixed to land, is governed by the law of the land where it is situated.
Cavell Leitch
Any advancing or borrowing money inter-family (usually for property) should be formally discussed with a lawyer.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Perhaps some sort of allowance should be made for surrogate birth mothers when recovering from the act of giving birth.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A contractual clause that attempts to prevent one party from exercising rights under the FPA is void and unenforceable.
Withers LLP
Contrary to popular belief, marital agreements are not as uncommon or far-fetched as they may seem to be. But what are nuptial agreements? Why are they getting increasingly popular?
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Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Vivek Nasa & Associates
Transfer of cases relating to Matrimonial Disputes from a court situated in a particular state to a court situated in another state, can only be done by the way of Transfer Petition...
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
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