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Watkins Tapsell
There are a number of things that you must consider about the legal system for your adult child with a disability.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Hearn v McLeod Estate, the sale of a forged Norval Morrisseau painting and the expert evidence surrounding its authenticity was at issue.
Minden Gross LLP
Adding to the anticipated 2018-2019 deficit, Doug Ford's provincial government has provided a $250 tax break to estates which will be probated on or after January 1, 2020
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
When a person dies without a will, the BC Wills, Estates and Succession Act sets out the default scheme of who stands to inherit the deceased person's estate, in what order of priority and to what extent.
King & Capital Law Firm
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AZB & Partners
Though the concept of ancestral property has been in existence since time immemorial, the term has not been defined in any of the legislations governing
CLD Legal
At some point in our lives we have heard our parents, grandparents or closest relatives say "I will always be with you. I will never leave you.
Hewitsons LLP
The recent case of Cowan v Foreman considers the effectiveness of standstill agreements (agreements between the lawyers to defer the claim until after the legal deadline) in claims under the Inheritance Act 1975.
Hewitsons LLP
Two new reports on different aspects of financial vulnerability have recently been released.
Hewitsons LLP
The High Court is attempting to disentangle a complex family trust case. In Rogge v Rogge wealthy parents put millions into a trust for their young son who became severely disabled as a result of a Polo accident.
Hewitsons LLP
F was appointed as Deputy for his brother, M, who had become mentally incapable. M, has an estate of over ฃ17 million, and investment income of ฃ123,000 a year.
Hewitsons LLP
HMRC opened investigations into almost one in four of the 22,000 estates on which IHT was due in the 2018-2019 tax year, according to a freedom of information request submitted by wealth advisors Quilter.
Withers LLP
English law recognises the right to choose who inherits, known as testamentary freedom. But the Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Act 1975 (the '1975 Act') means certain
Dixcart
Recent changes in terms of global tax regulations and increasing international tax transparency are vital to consider when implementing strategies to preserve family wealth
The Legal Group
There are different ways in which wills can be drafted in the UAE.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
To protect assets, your trust must own them and be irrevocable.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
For many business owners, estate planning and succession planning go hand in hand. If you are the owner of a closely held business, you likely have a significant portion of your wealth tied up
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Did you know that it may be advantageous to file a gift tax return when transferring property to, or for the benefit of, a family member even when a gift tax return is not required?
Eide Bailly LLP
Estate planning can be a difficult subject, but it's important to look forward, so you can make sure your family is in the best position for their future.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The September Section 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.2%,
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Herbert Smith Freehills
A recent decision of the High Court clarified that where a beneficiary of a will predeceases the testator and the gift vests in the beneficiary's children under s. 33 of the Wills Act 1837
Clark Wilson LLP
The case of Gully v Gully, 2018 BCSC 1590 provides useful insight on a peril of putting property into joint tenancy. The decision illustrates the importance of considering the financial status...
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
Wrigleys Solicitors
A family constitution can help provide structure alongside future-proofing the business.
GuernseyFinance
As fiduciary professionals, we are operating in a rapidly evolving world of international families and ownership structures; one where international regulation and compliance requirements become increasingly complex just as clients become more global in their outlook.
Wrigleys Solicitors
People who become the subject of Court of Protection proceedings often do so at a time when their life has been impacted by a significant event,
Giambrone & Partners
The question of inheritance can unwittingly cause rifts and dissension within a family leading to legal challenges and in the worst case, a fractured family.
Clark Wilson LLP
In a recent decision, the Supreme Court of British Columbia has clarified the property interests that may arise when a property is held in joint names
Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
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