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Cooper Grace Ward
If a child's welfare is adversely affected, a parent's right to freedom of mobility defers to the child's best interests.
HHG Legal Group
What is negative equity? Important considerations, how it can affect family law & deceased estate legal proceedings.
Carroll & O'Dea
We could see an increase in applications for divorce in Australia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Cooper Grace Ward
Accessing joint funds without the other party's consent is a certain way to cause more strain on a strained relationship.
Kells
What has the COVID-19 pandemic done for the litigants in the midst of property settlement negotiations?
Swaab
This is a list of things to think about before you leave the family home, which may make the separation less stressful.
Kells
Given the drop in share and property values, it may be preferable to delay the resolution of your property settlement.
Cooper Grace Ward
It is best to ensure that family property assets are preserved, rather than to try to recover them after they have gone.
British Virgin Islands
O'Neal Webster
In high-value divorce litigation, certain matrimonial assets held in offshore vehicles and structures are commonly unaccounted for.
Canada
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
Commonly separation occurs when a former couple moves to separate living arrangements.
McKercher LLP
The Divorce Act of 1985 is getting its first substantial update since coming into force.
Siskinds LLP
In May 2018 Bill C-78 Act to Amend the Divorce Act as well as the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and make consequential amendments to another Act was introduced to Parliament.
Torkin Manes LLP
A global recession, soaring unemployment rates and an uncertain timeline for recovery are among the economic consequences of the COVID-19 pandemic. In the family law world, the ramifications are obvious.
Siskinds LLP
It's been a long month of social distancing. I mean – wow – this is the most time I have spent with my spouse since … ever! I can appreciate why many couples who were already struggling with...
Torkin Manes LLP
The COVID-19 pandemic has forced couples and families into close quarters, disrupting routines and, in the case of some separated spouses, custody arrangements.
Crowe MacKay LLP
Divorce and separation can be a very difficult time for all parties involved, especially in the beginning.
France
Expatriate Law
Se séparer de son conjoint quand on vit à l'étranger peut être une proposition intimidante. Pour les expatriés français vivant a londrès, devoir naviguer un système juridique différent dans une...
Ghana
Legalstone Solicitors LLP
The Matrimonial Causes Act, 1971 (Act 367) governs the current law on divorce in Ghana. The law provides that, a petition for divorce may be presented to the court by either party to a marriage.
Hong Kong
Gall
Hong Kong has one of the highest percentage of expatriate populations in the world.
Gall
Not everyone can get divorced in Hong Kong. Section 3 of the Matrimonial Causes Ordinance (Cap 179) sets out when the Hong Kong Court has jurisdiction over divorce proceedings
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