Several events that occur during many of our lives should be considered reminders for us to review our estate planning documents. Three such events are marriage, births and the transfer of...
British Virgin Islands
The Probates (Resealing) Act, 2021 (the Act) has been in force in the British Virgin Islands (the BVI) since 9 July 2021, repealing The Probates (Resealing) Act (Cap. 60), 1937 (the 1937 Act).
Offshore courts have considerable experience in giving directions to trustees faced with a joinder order issued by a foreign family court seeking to exercise its variation jurisdiction...
The Cayman Islands comprise three islands: Grand Cayman, Cayman Brac and Little Cayman...
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
What happens if the administrator of an estate spends not only a particular amount of money but in fact spends all the money belonging to the estate, prior to the completion of the administration procedure and ...
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
Division of Assets in Cyprus is governed by the Regulating Property Relations of Spouses Law of 1991 (Law No 232/1991).
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
Αποκλειστική Χρήση Οικογενειακής Στέγης.
An article by Group Partner Angela Calnan has been published in eprivateclient:'Changing times, changing needs: The growing demand among Middle Eastern families for succession planning structures in the Channel Islands'.
Around one in four divorces now involve a dispute over an animal and things can get messy, as the high-profile wrangle between Jennifer Aniston and her former husband Justin Theroux over their four dogs has shown.
Around one in four divorces now involve a dispute over an animal and things can get messy, as the high-profile wrangle between Jennifer Aniston and her former husband Justin Theroux over their four
When someone dies, executors or administrators are tasked with the distribution of the estate in accordance with the deceased's will or, if the deceased died without leaving a will, following the rules relating to an intestate succession.
For many families their pets are an integral part of family life and when the relationship between the adults breaks down there can be really difficult decisions to make about who keeps the pets.
Fenech Farrugia Fiott Legal
Specific provisions relating to personal separation and divorce contained in the Civil Code (Chapter 16 of the laws of Malta) (the "Code") were recently amended by means of Act XXV of 2021 (the "Act").
AXIS Fiduciary Ltd
Preserving wealth across generations is a daunting challenge that is further exacerbated by factors like family disputes, creditors, taxation, bad investments, and prodigals.
United Arab Emirates
The UAE Personal Status Law defines ‘inheritance' as ‘the imperative devolution of the property and financial rights upon the death of their owner to those deserving' (Article 313).
Abduction in legal terms refers to ‘taking a person away by means of persuasion, fraud, or force'. It can also be an act of unlawful interference with a family relationship, such as the taking of...
Infidelity is one of the grounds for divorce and in fact it remains one of the major grounds for filing for divorce. That said, however, much depends on how infidelity can be proven before the courts.
Divorce is not an easy process to go through as a family. However, sometimes divorce becomes a necessity for the couple, as they may have reached the crossroads in their marriage and it might...
Divorce process in the UAE allows for meditation steps before proceeding with litigation. The UAE Court system, in fact, requires meditation as an essential and mandatory procedure that the parties...
The right answer to this question is to ensure that you have a registered will at hand so that your wishes are protected as per the UAE inheritance law.