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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.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
As a general rule of thumb, we suggested that if your estate planning documents are more than three to five years old, it's time to review and up-date them.
ERP Lawyers
The Costa Rican Commerce Code is one of the most evolved regulations in our Civil Law
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...
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.
Cavell Leitch
The partner who purchased the ring is able to apply to the court for its return, or compensation for its value.
Fred-Young & Evans
Section 18 of the African Charter on Human and People's Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, CAP A9, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 provides for protection of family life.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
Marriage which changes the "personal" status, it also the "financial" status of the spouses as well.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
Türk Medeni Kanunu çerçevesinde mal rejimi; eşlerin sahip oldukları malları nasıl yöneteceklerini, bunlar üzerinde ne şekilde yararlanılıp...
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
The Law Commission has recently published a consultation paper on Wills.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
We are accustomed, by making a Will, to having a relatively broad ability to control the disposition of our property following a death. But what about control of what happens to ourself, to our body and genetic tissue?
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are familiar as the power that an individual can give to a trusted family member, or friend or professional, to deal with their affairs if they develop problems with mental capacity,
Expatriate Law
If you have been divorced outside of England and Wales in an expat hub such as Singapore, China, Dubai or the US, you may also have obtained a court order from that country...
Brodies LLP
I was interested to read the most recent statistics from our family law colleagues in the USA ( Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals) which reinforced the results from an earlier International Academy...
Withers LLP
Miss Deeley had lived with her partner Peter Harding for over 40 years at Mr Harding's property, 87 Beckenham Lane. They never married.
Withers LLP
Miss Deeley had lived with her partner Peter Harding for over 40 years at Mr Harding's property, 87 Beckenham Lane. They never married.
Withers LLP
In Vucicevic v Aleksic, giving a succinct forty-nine paragraph judgment, HHJ Matthews addresses a handwritten will with a range of problems of interpretation...
Holland & Knight
Suppose you have a trust that provides for distributions to your descendants. Suppose further that your son dies having given his wife permission to use his frozen sperm.
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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.
HHG Legal Group
The article notes high hopes for ODR, estimating that 20 percent of family law disputes could be resolved by the system.
Kott Gunning
Determining the time each parent is to spend with a child is complicated when one parent is working on a FIFO basis.
Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Focus Legal
A blended family is a family in which one or both partners have a child or children from a previous relationship.
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
Legislation exists to ensure that a testator provides for those they had an obligation to support during their lifetime.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This controversial High Court decision has significant implications for the views of the child in family law proceedings.
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