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HHG Legal Group
There are penalties for disobeying such orders and the Court is able to make a wide range of interim and final Orders.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Gilmartin case is a useful indication of Court considerations when deciding whether or not to include a future asset.
McCullough Robertson
People drafting Family Court orders dealing with assets with potentially large CGT implications should read this case.
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
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
One of the issues of increasing concern to parents is having that family wealth conversation.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
While this winter in Toronto has been blessedly mild, colder weather makes many of us wonder why we live in a cold climate, or at least envy those who have vacation homes in warmer climates.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
It is becoming more and more the "norm" in many areas of day-to-day life that in lieu of an original paper copy of a document being given to us during some form of transaction or interaction, the document is instead created and sent to us digitally.
Cavell Leitch
The Review is interested in how the Act is operating and in the impact it has on the interests of parties and children.
Cavell Leitch
All enduring powers of attorney will now be on new forms; a change which is intended to make the process simpler.
Bishop and Sewell LLP
One might think that the freedom of a person to dispose of his or her assets by Will is, or ought to be, sacrosanct.
Bishop and Sewell LLP
While a request for a divorce may come as a shock, most people come to the realisation that if their spouse considers that the marriage is over then, perhaps after attending marriage counselling, there is no point fighting the inevitable.
Blaser Mills
After a long-running divorce row, the boss of Laura Ashley has been ordered to pay his ex-wife £64m.
Blaser Mills
While it remains a popular misconception that cohabitees have the same rights as married couples/civil partners, the reality is that they are largely unprotected by the current law.
Blaser Mills
The ex-wife of the founder of a popular clothing chain has successfully claimed against her husband's assets some 10 years after pronouncement of Decree Absolute.
Hassan Elhais
In accordance with Article 149, 'the custodian may not take the child for travel outside the state without the written consent of the guardian. If the guardian does not approve, the matter shall be referred to the judge.'
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.
Burns & Levinson LLP
The ownership (homing) of a pet can be a hot-button issue in high conflict divorce cases.
Miles & Stockbridge
A common scenario in international child abduction cases is for one parent to take a "vacation" with the children and then never return.
Archer & Greiner P.C.
Planning for your death — an inevitable event for all of us — can be one of the simplest ways to control the disposition of your assets after you pass.
Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.C.
Don't let uncertainty over estate tax repeal become one more reason to delay focusing on framing the legacy you want to leave for your family and your business.
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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.
Link Legal India Law Services
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...
Samvad Partners
This is an update on the Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016, which has recently received assent from the Rajya Sabha on August 11, 2016.
Minden Gross LLP
On October 3, 2016, the Department of Finance introduced significant changes to the principal residence exemption ("PRE") rules in order to "improve tax fairness by closing loopholes...
Coleman Greig Lawyers
It is an offence to arrange a marriage for the purposes of obtaining an Australian visa and the marriage would be void.
Minden Gross LLP
High net worth families often use family trusts for estate and succession planning. But because they are deemed to have sold all of their assets on each 21st anniversary, family trusts in effect have a tax life span of only 21 years.
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...
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This article provides an analysis of the roles, duties and responsibilities of a karta in a HUF in light of a landmark verdict delivered by the Delhi High Court which established that the eldest female member of the family can be a karta in a HUF.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
In the Yaktine case, the NSW Supreme Court considered the duties of solicitors when dealing with powers of attorney.
Cooper Grace Ward
Anyone with super funds should review their estate plan now to ensure that it is not adversely impacted by the new rules.
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