Mondaq Europe: Family and Matrimonial
Deloitte
This week, Alain Nijs, a partner in Greenille by Laga, highlights the unique features of family dynamics in blended families.
Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
A prenuptial (premarital) agreement is conducted between two persons, who intend either to marry each other or to enter into a civil partnership and regulates the way...
Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
The Regulation has no retrospective effect so it only applies for deaths occurring after 17 August 2015(see Art. 83(1)).
Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
In order for the Cyprus inheritance and succession law to apply, the deceased must be domiciled in Cyprus at the time of his/her death.
Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
The majority of cases relating to family issues such as divorce, parental care and maintenance are resolved by the Family Courts.
Mason Hayes & Curran
New Regulations have been introduced regarding who can make particular FOI applications on behalf of minors, incapacitated and deceased persons, and in what circumstances.
Boccadutri Internationalm Law Firm
It's impossible to draw up balances about the fast-track divorce since such a new reform is too close in time to the Law 162/2014 regarding the assisted negotiation.
Giambrone
Parents should be far more mindful of their children's wellbeing during the course of a divorce.
Carey Olsen
On 12 April 2016 the States of Jersey voted to update the Island's customary law and statutory rules governing the administration of property belonging to children.
Baker & Partners
In July 2015, in their broad reaching proposition on 'Same-sex Marriage, Divorce and Dissolution', the States agreed, in principle, to make significant changes to divorce law in Jersey.
Moroğlu Arseven
In 2002, the Civil Code introduced a limitation on actions regarding the matrimonial home, in order to protect the family life and the non-owner spouse.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
2007 Hague Convention on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance ("2007 Convention", "the Convention") is ratified by the Republic of Turkey.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
Turkish government has introduced a bill numbered 1/697 and dated 30.03.2016 concerning Turkey's accession to the Hague Convention on Jurisdiction, Applicable Law, Recognition, Enforcement and Co-operation in Respect of Parental Responsibility and Measures for the Protection of Children of 1996 ("Hague Convention"), signed by the Prime Minister and all ministers.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
Turkish government has introduced a bill concerning Turkey's accession to the Hague Convention of 23 November 2007 on the International Recovery of Child Support and Other Forms of Family Maintenance.
Blaser Mills
More and more we encounter situations where a grandparent is denied access to their grandchild following the divorce/relationship breakdown of the child's parents, or as a result of a family dispute.
Giambrone
The well documented case of Heather Ilott and her attempt to overturn her Mother's will appears to have come to an end with the Supreme Court ruling that, whilst she may have be granted some money from her Mother's estate, it is a far smaller sum than the Court of Appeal awarded.
Debenhams Ottaway
Some adults are less able to protect themselves and have difficulty making their wishes and feelings known, making them vulnerable to abuse.
MacRoberts
A decision by judges sitting in the Appeal Court in London has attracted a considerable amount of controversy recently after a ruling that a woman should receive an increased amount of maintenance...
Withers LLP
This month two disgruntled ex-husbands have hit the headlines – both fighting in the Court of Appeal to reduce or terminate the monthly maintenance they are paying to their former wives.
Withers LLP
With the approaching era of driverless cars and shopping delivery by drone, some have predicted that the role of lawyers will be greatly changed by technological advancements in artificial intelligence.
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The claimant (Adejumoke Adepoju) was described by the judge as 'argumentative, theatrical and sure she was right' and that she 'asked questions rather than answering them.'
Blaser Mills
Changes to the new inheritance tax nil-rate band in April 2017 could see hundreds of thousands of people limited on their tax liabilities.
Withers LLP
Kunicki v Heyward attracted significant press attention as it travelled through the Courts late last year.
Dentons
In Reverend Canon Pemberton v. Former Acting Bishop of Southwell and Nottingham, Canon Pemberton, a Church of England priest, entered into a same-sex marriage.
Bedell Cristin
A new law has been approved by the States of Jersey which will radically change the way the Island responds to mental health issues.
Ogier
You might think that a formal Grant of Probate issued in the UK would be sufficient to release assets held in Jersey by your client – unfortunately, the process is not quite as simple as that.
Debenhams Ottaway
Probate, the process of dealing with someone's estate (property, possessions, cash, savings) when they pass away, can be applied for without seeing a lawyer, but it's not without risks.
Giambrone
Each year there are 24,000 divorces heard in the courts in England and Wales which involve a foreign national.
Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
A prenuptial (premarital) agreement is conducted between two persons, who intend either to marry each other or to enter into a civil partnership and regulates the way...
Withers LLP
Leading family lawyer Sharon Ser, alongside professional support lawyer Philippa Hewitt, have recently contributed a chapter on Hong Kong family law to a new guide comparing family law around the world.
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