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Bennett & Philp Lawyers
A properly drafted and updated BFA could ensure certainty of the distribution of assets if a relationship breaks down.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
To get a divorce in Australia if you married overseas could be challenging, as there are legal variables to consider.
Carroll & O'Dea
Article dispels some myths around family law. Includes link to another article about costs in family law.
Stacks Law Firm
If it is a legal will and was dated after other wills, a secret will may be challenged, but it is the one that applies.
Stacks Law Firm
The Family Law Act includes a framework to establish parental responsibility in matters such as vaccination of a child.
Stacks Law Firm
Under section 57 of the Succession Act, only certain persons are eligible to make a family provision claim.
Hall Payne Lawyers
Contravention of parenting orders is a matter for the court to deal with, not for individual parents to action.
Rostron Carlyle Rojas
The resolution of this case ultimately hinged on when she possessed the requisite knowledge of her father's disability.
Bangladesh
Vertex Chambers
The term "religion" refers to one's views of their relationship with God, to the obligation these views impose and the obedience to one's will.
Brazil
Koury Lopes Advogados
O Código Civil completou 20 anos em 2022 e o debate sobre a categorização dos animais no Direito brasileiro ainda é um desafio. Nele, o status dos animais passou de "coisa" para "bem"...
British Virgin Islands
Maurice Turnor Gardner
The Eastern Caribbean Court of Appeal recently handed down an important judgment in the case of Al-Thani v Al Thani, permitting the enforcement of foreign oral wills in the BVI.
Canada
Lawson Lundell LLP
A friend called the other day distressed at the conduct of her elder and only sibling.
Miller Thomson LLP
Pursuant to the Supreme Court Civil Rules, B.C. Reg. 168/2009, costs during litigation in British Columbia are typically awarded to the successful party at trial.
Clark Wilson LLP
Many families choose a discretionary trust when planning their estates for the operative term: discretion. However, along with this discretion comes a high degree of uncertainty.
Clark Wilson LLP
On July 18, 2022, new legislation and rules came into force governing appeals before the Court of Appeal for British Columbia. In the recent decision of Yang v. Shi, 2022 BCCA 317 (Chambers)...
Torkin Manes LLP
Judicial intolerance for spouses who provide incomplete financial disclosure in divorce cases appears to be on the rise, amid an increasing backlog of cases that is putting significant demand...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
It is difficult to pick up a magazine or newspaper these days without reading an article or two which touches on the topic of wealth and income inequality and...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
When a couple divorces, it is common for extended family to provide support for their loved ones. Some families get involved and assist with finances while others provide emotional support for the separated spouse.
McLennan Ross LLP
In Elkassem Estate (Re),[1] at issue was a will executed in 2017 by an individual who passed away in 2020. This will, similar to a will previously executed in 2007, divided the deceased's...
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
Under Cyprus law, a will is a written document in which a person, the testator, decides and specifies how their estate will be managed and distributed after death.
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