Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Bartier Perry
Trustees should be aware of benefits of DNA testing to resolve inheritance disputes or estate administration problems.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
In making orders pertaining to parenting, a Judge will order that it must be within the best interests of the children.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Very few people seem to have actually considered how they would like their remains to be disposed of after their death.
Swaab
This article asks and answers family law questions about divorce and separation in Australia and in New South Wales.
HHG Legal Group
You should take these tips into account early on before making any impulse decisions that could affect your legal rights.
Carroll & O'Dea
Issues of blended families, parents with children from a previous relationship or marriage, are common in estate matters.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
The Supreme Court of India, in the case of Mohammed Salim vs Shamsudeen[1], has finalised the views of a number of High Courts by ruling that a child born out of the marriage of a Muslim man and Hindu woman is legitimate.
Labuan IBFC Inc
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?
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M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
Carroll & O'Dea
An overseas marriage cannot be registered in Australia but a foreign certificate is evidence that a marriage occurred.
Carroll & O'Dea
Issues of blended families, parents with children from a previous relationship or marriage, are common in estate matters.
Bartier Perry
This article highlights preliminary issues to be considered before developing a succession plan for your family trust.
Swaab
Courts would be willing to decline to make prop­er­ty set­tle­ment orders where it is not just and equi­table to do so.
Carroll & O'Dea
This case study concerned the physical and chemical restraint of a vulnerable man with Alzheimer's Disease and Dementia.
Cooper Grace Ward
To minimise future disputes, schools should ensure their enrolment forms allow separated parents to convey their wishes.
Swaab
This arti­cle explains how CGT is usu­al­ly treat­ed by the Court in fam­i­ly law prop­er­ty set­tle­ment proceedings.
Cooper Grace Ward
Deciding whether to stay together or separate is a difficult experience, but there are many support services available.
Carroll & O'Dea
Executors should be mindful of the potential implications of CGT and land tax where the estate includes the family home.
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