Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Stacks Law Firm
Elder financial abuse is when a person takes advantage of an elder person's financial position for their own benefit.
HopgoodGanim
Separated parents can always ask the Court to vary parenting orders if it is in the best interests of their children.
Cooper Grace Ward
The draft bill proposes to introduce a court-appointed third party to be cross-examiner in family violence proceedings.
HHG Legal Group
The article notes high hopes for ODR, estimating that 20 percent of family law disputes could be resolved by the system.
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.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Indian Succession Act, 1925 defines a succession certificate as a certificate issued by a court to the legal heirs of a deceased to establish the authenticity of the heirs...
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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Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
Swaab Attorneys
Small companies or family business must ensure estate planning can cope with death of a sole director and shareholder.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction deals with one parent taking a child overseas.
Swaab Attorneys
When parties separate, whether married or de facto, the same laws apply in relation to the division of their property.
Kott Gunning
Determining the time each parent is to spend with a child is complicated when one parent is working on a FIFO basis.
HHG Legal Group
The presumption taken by the courts is that every adult person (18+) has legal capacity to make their own decisions.
Kott Gunning
A de-facto relationship is defined by section 13A of the Interpretation Act 1984 (WA) as a "marriage-like" relationship.
HHG Legal Group
The "Smacking Grandparents" case received a lot of attention and the grandparents received overwhelming public support.
Stacks Law Firm
It is important to know that a decree of nullity is relatively rare and does not dissolve a marriage like divorce does.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Succession Act 1981 (Qld) was amended to change the impact of de facto relationships on Wills and estate disputes.
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