Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Cooper Grace Ward
If same-sex marriage is legalised, it will not create any additional rights for same-sex couples in a family law sphere.
Stacks Law Firm
Full Court of the Family Court decides whether a husband could claim a share in his ex-wifes lottery win.
Cooper Grace Ward
These agreements were voidable due to an inequality of bargaining power and a lack of fair or reasonable alternatives.
Kott Gunning
The husband's application for divorce was ultimately dismissed, as the parties' 25 year long marriage was ruled invalid.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will differs from contracts and other executed documents in one important aspect.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In the recent case of AMARDEEP SINGH VS. HARVEEN KAUR, CA NO, 11158 OF 2017 it has been held by the Supreme Court that the period of 6 months, as mentioned in Section 13B(2) is not mandatory...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Through its historic ruling delivered by a five-judge bench in the case of Shayara Bano and Ors v. Union of India on August 22nd 2017, the Supreme Court of India (SC) liberated Muslim women from the perpetual fear of...
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...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will is one of the most frequently used tools in the process of succession planning. A Will is made by testators at the appropriate stage(s) of their life, and usually benefits family.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Over the past few years, many Indian business families have established estate planning structures, many of which comprise one or more family trusts.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
People die. That is something beyond our control. But what we can master is our succession planning.
Solomon & Co.
The Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act, 1960 allows a member to nominate a person or persons to whom his share and interest in the co-operative society will be transferred...
Advaya Legal
A will shall be operational only after the death of the testator and under no situation will it be operational when the testator is alive.
Labuan IBFC Inc
Millie Chan, Lawyer and Senior Consultant at Borden Ladner Gervais, speaking on "A Holistic Approach to Global Estate Planning for High-Net-Worth Families" in Kuala Lumpur.
Labuan IBFC Inc
The possible scenarios involving IEP are perhaps endless and will vary from person to person. Islamic Estate Planning Is it possible for a Muslim to make a will or must he or she rely completely on the mechanics of Faraid (the Islamic law of inheritance) upon his or her death? How do you, for example, ensure that your adopted child is cared for long after you are gone? What is the position of a jointly acquired property during the subsistence of a valid marriage when
Labuan IBFC Inc
In the estate planning arena, there has been a flurry of activities in various common law jurisdictions in legislating and promoting the concept of private foundation as an alternative to trust.
Labuan IBFC Inc
These legislative efforts are reminiscent of the development in which common law trust or trust-like arrangements found their way into some civil law countries.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Law Commission wants to know what you think about the Property (Relationships) Act and whether reform is needed.
Cavell Leitch
The partner who purchased the ring is able to apply to the court for its return, or compensation for its value.
Expatriate Law
In the majority of countries around the world, divorce is accessible to married couples so long as certain factual and jurisdictional criteria are met.
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Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Kott Gunning
However, probate could have been issued at considerably less time and expense if a properly drafted will had existed.
McCullough Robertson
The Queensland Government broadened the scope of the existing primary production exemption for transfer duty purposes.
Kott Gunning
Smartphones have made it easier to record life, with photographs, videos and audio recordings captured for evidence.
HHG Legal Group
After the start or end of a marriage, many people re-evaluate who should benefit from the estate following their death.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Stacks Law Firm
Elder financial abuse is when a person takes advantage of an elder person's financial position for their own benefit.
Cooper Grace Ward
The draft bill proposes to introduce a court-appointed third party to be cross-examiner in family violence proceedings.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A poorly drafted Will can cause problems for the executor and beneficiaries, and lead to a significant increase in costs.
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