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HHG Legal Group
Pending legislative change, this article includes nine tips to avoid falling victim to the scourge of elder abuse.
Bartier Perry
A nightmare of financial and administrative problems in a deceased estate could be encountered by outdated land titles.
Clayton Utz
If parents and doctors agree, transgender children no longer need court approval before accessing hormone treatment.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A prenuptial agreement is known as a BFA, and any 'no public dating' clause would be impractical and unenforceable.
Focus Legal
The safest course of action is to review and update your Will as soon as possible after the ending of any relationship.
HHG Legal Group
Before any children, subject to proceedings, travel outside Australia, they must have written consent or a Court Order. .
The Ross Firm
If North American trends are accurate this year, once Christmas is finished, couples in conflict will quickly move into the January high season for divorce.
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
Canada's succession planning rules can make it less costly from a taxation standpoint to sell a family business to a third party than to a family member. However, this depends on how the deal is structured.
Field LLP
Parents who intend to transfer their assets into joint names with some or all of their adult children need to carefully consider that decision before implementing the transfers.
Gardiner Roberts LLP
The use of multiple wills in estate planning is not a new concept.
Miller Thomson LLP
Since 1999, First Nation communities in Canada have had the opportunity to assume management and control of their reserve lands and resources from the Government of Canada.
The Ross Firm
It's week five in our series explaining the nuts and bolts of traditional court divorce. After starting the case and serving documents, there's one other preliminary before the case can move forward: attendance at a Mandatory Information Program.
Brodies LLP
It has been hard to escape the divorce metaphors in recent months as our Prime Minister, Theresa May and the European Commission President, Jean-Claude Juncker have embarked ...
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will mainly aims at: Disposition of property; Being made according to the wishes of the testator. Its primary Characteristics are: It takes effect after the death of the testator...
Chapman Tripp
Law Commission is asking whether reform is needed to achieve a fairer balance between the rights of creditors vs partners.
Bar & Karrer
This article addresses the problem of financial abuse of the elderly in Switzerland...
Brodies LLP
January is the month often referred to as the month when more separations occur than any other. Certainly there appears to be a spike in numbers with newly separated individuals consulting divorce lawyers then.
Brodies LLP
You may have seen the ITV Tonight programme – Elderly Theft: Robbing the Relatives last week. The programme focused on a number of examples of relatives effectively stealing from elderly people ...
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Les questions d'héritage en cas de décès est l'appréhension ultime des citoyens de l'Union européenne résidents aux Emirats arabes unis (EAU),...
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, in the case of Ajemian v. Yahoo!, Inc., held that the Stored Communications Act (SCA)...
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