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HHG Legal Group
There are "pre-action procedures" to be followed in most cases before you can commence proceedings in the Family Court.
HHG Legal Group
It is also always a good idea to seek good legal advice from people who are experienced in Wills and Estate Planning.
Matthew Jeffery Barrister & Solicitor
As a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you are allowed to sponsor certain family members to reside in Canada indefinitely.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
If an asset passes in joint tenancy, the personal representative of the estate must consider whether it is truly held in joint tenancy or whether it is subject to a resulting trust in favour of the estate
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
A marriage contract can also provide for a deduction of the value of a matrimonial home at the date of the marriage to protect against its value being immediately subject to equalization...
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Trustees manage assets for the benefit of beneficiaries in accordance with specified terms.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Most importantly, the law, not you, will determine distribution of your estate, which in most cases will not reflect your intentions and desires.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Given society's increased mobility and the globalization of our assets, it is becoming more common to own property located in several jurisdictions.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
One of the issues of increasing concern to parents is having that family wealth conversation.
The saga of Dagg v. Cameron Estate has finally arrived at a conclusion that is very reassuring for family law lawyers and clients.
The Ross Firm
While separating spouses may bristle at the idea of providing financial support to each other, child support is an inescapable legal obligation.
Broadhurst LLC
A will is a document in writing that sets out your instructions as to how your estate (property, money, assets) are to be divided. In the Cayman Islands wills are governed by the Wills Law...
Broadhurst LLC
Matrimonial property is broadly defined as "property acquired during marriage".
Carey Olsen
A Will is a legal document in which you set out how you would like your estate to be dealt with after your death.
Carey Olsen
Through our executorship company, Carey Olsen Executors Jersey Limited, we provide a professional estate administration service for family members, individuals, lawyers, or other professionals...
Withers LLP
The extent to which a parent should take financial responsibility for their child is an issue on which most people have a strong opinion.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I want to have an amicable divorce from my husband but I am a European woman and he an Asian Muslim man, so I'm not sure what points I should discuss with him.
Ruchelman PLLC
As explained in an earlier article,1 a common civil law estate planning technique involves an older generation making a gift of bare ownership in an income generating asset to members of a younger generation.
Ruchelman PLLC
Splitting ownership into usufruct and bare ownership is a common estate planning technique in several civil law countries.
Ward & Smith
Individual and corporate citizens from countries around the world have moved to North Carolina and contributed materially to our state's economic, educational, and cultural growth.
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On account of certain distinctive qualities bestowed upon women by nature, the law makers across the globe have been witnessed to implement certain special protections and benefits...
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act) received the assent of the President on 27 March 2017 and is notified with effect from 28 March 2017.
McLennan Ross LLP
Life insurance is a familiar product to many of us and can be an element of estate planning that should not be overlooked. It is typically used to either create or preserve wealth and can be used in a variety of ways in structuring an estate plan
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a 5-4 decision issued this past Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, paving the way for the federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
PFL requires almost all New York employers, regardless of size, to provide eligible employees with 12 weeks of paid leave to engage in "family care," namely, to care for a child following birth...
The Government has announced a review of the family law system with a view toward "long term fundamental reform.".
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
In August 1, 2014, the statutory definition of "dependent child" in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations was amended from "less than 22" to "less than 19", reducing the number of family members eligible to apply to immigrate to Canada.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Given society's increased mobility and the globalization of our assets, it is becoming more common to own property located in several jurisdictions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The May § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4%, down 0.2% from April.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Childs Right Act, 2003 provides for adoption of a child in Nigeria.
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