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Cooper Grace Ward
This recent case questions whether gift and loan back strategies are effective for estate planning and asset protection.
A power of attorney appoints one or more individuals to manage your assets and make your legal and financial decisions.
Acting for yourself requires a certain level of understanding of the law and of Court practices and procedures.
Stacks Law Firm
Only Eligible Persons may apply to the court for a family provision order in respect of the estate of a deceased person.
PCL Lawyers
When someone passes away, with or without a will, there is a legal process involved to settle their affairs.
Holman Webb
The Tribunal affirmed the decision to suspend the Medical Practitioner's registration, on the ground of public interest.
The court may consider a variety of factors when determining ownership of a pet. Includes recent example.
Any orders made by the FCF­COA should be fol­lowed unless an agree­ment is reached with the oth­er par­ent to amend the Order.
Hong Kong
Withers LLP
Mr and Mrs Wong have been married for 20 years with one daughter studying in university and one son studying in high school. Mr Wong's parents contributed an initial down payment to buy them a ...
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
Private Client Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Hong Kong, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
This proposition has been accepted and applied in England since 1957. It is the product of a decision of the English Court of Appeal: Sugden v Sugden [1957] P 120.
Withers LLP
According to the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department , in 2019, 35% of marriages in Hong Kong were remarriages. The pandemic also brought a spike in divorce rates as couples' marriage soured.
New Zealand
Cavell Leitch
It is important to consider the different types of ownership when purchasing a property with another party.
Cavell Leitch
Significant increases in farm values has led to farm succession planning becoming a great deal more complex.
Cavell Leitch
Collaborative law is a process where parties work together in a non-adversarial manner to resolve separation disputes.
Cavell Leitch
A collaborative process allows parties to resolve matters by considering the interests most important to each party.
Cavell Leitch
If you want someone to act for you when you can no longer manage, arrange an EPA while you are still capable.
Cavell Leitch
Irrespective of your age, financial position, and marital status, it is important to take the time to make a Will.
Withers LLP
You feel an immediate surge of panic and anxiety when you are around them. You find that you dread going home at a reasonable time, as home no longer feels safe anymore.
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