As the defendant son brought the claims, he was ordered to pay the costs of the contested probate legal proceedings.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
Whether a monetary advance from parents to a child is a loan or a gift often can only be decided on a case-by-case basis.
Stacks Law Firm
Due to the pandemic, the NSW government has introduced a way for lawyers to witness critical documents over video link.
Recent family law case looked into the difference between the cancellation of a call, and a call that has gone unanswered.
Cooper Grace Ward
Recent case provides guidance for parents who have children that fly interstate for changeover during this pandemic.
Queensland wills, enduring powers of attorney and advance health directives can now be witnessed via video conference.
The Courts have recognised that recent COVID-19 restrictions may also affect a party's ability to successfully co-parent.
Carroll & O'Dea
We could see an increase in applications for divorce in Australia as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Withers' Hong Kong Family team has been running a potentially ground breaking case in the High Court on the question of third party funding using the expertise of Withers' dispute resolution teams...
With a Will, the testator can bequeath his entire estate as per his wishes and absolute discretion...
As part of the settlement agreement for a divorce, a lump sum of ₹25 lakh is to be given to the wife ( ₹12.5 lakh has already been given at the time of the first motion in July 2019).
Any transaction which is executed through a fraud has to be treated as a nullity by every court, whether superior or inferior
Vaish Associates Advocates
The Black's Law Dictionary defines an advance medical directive as, "a legal document explaining one's wishes about medical treatment if one becomes incompetent or unable to communicate".
A further temporary change was made to Enduring powers of attorney, so they could be witnessed via audio visual link.
Family Court guidelines have provided for applications to be filed without having to physically see your solicitor.
The expectation is that at Level 3, parenting agreements and orders should return to as close to normal as possible.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
Spending too much time together in this pandemic? Questions & answers for those seeking separation.
Warranties and indemnities are forms of contractual protection provided by a seller in a sale and purchase agreement. In agreeing to make the acquisition and in agreeing to the purchase price...