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Cooper Grace Ward
Deciding whether to stay together or separate is a difficult experience, but there are many support services available.
Kott Gunning
These are important changes relevant to legal practitioners who practice in the area of contested deceased estates.
Doris Bonora is the lead of Dentons' Trust, Estates and Wealth Preservation group in Canada, and while she has been in practice for over 30 years, she remains on the cutting edge...
Dale & Lessmann LLP
It is said that in this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes. Modern estate planning aims to assist individuals to navigate both of these unpleasant certainties.
Torkin Manes LLP
Over the years, monied spouses who do not have the protection of a marriage contract have tried numerous strategies to evade the long arm of family law legislation, with varying degrees of success.
Clark Wilson LLP
Upon the breakdown of a spousal relationship, dividing property between the two spouses is often a contentious issue.
Withers LLP
Adoption in Hong Kong is governed by Adoption Ordinance. The process begins with the consent of the birth parent(s) to put the child up for adoption.
KPMG Luxembourg
Anyone in a family business knows that succession is a huge issue
Cavell Leitch
Many people often don't know how complicated inheritance laws can be, to deal with these overseas assets after you die.
Cavell Leitch
A testamentary promise is when a person agrees to make provision for another in their will as reward for services or work.
Cavell Leitch
Immoveable assets, such as land or anything affixed to land, is governed by the law of the land where it is situated.
Cavell Leitch
Any advancing or borrowing money inter-family (usually for property) should be formally discussed with a lawyer.
Paz Horowitz
Mediante la Resolución No. 071-2018, del PLENO DEL CONSEJO DE LA JUDICATURA, publicada en el Registro Oficial No. 270 de 26 de junio de 2018, se promulgó el Reglamento de Actuaciones ...
Expatriate Law
When considering divorce, people tend to think that you either sort things out yourself around the kitchen table or involve solicitors and go to court.
Withers LLP
In conversation – family lawyer and accredited mediator Suzanne Kingston and family consultant and accredited mediator Suzy Power discuss the impact of separation on children and what you should say and when.
Brodies LLP
With the best summer weather we've seen in Scotland and the rest of the UK for years, you may be wishing you'd booked a staycation!
The London divorce courts are noted for fairness and the generosity of the English courts makes the UK ...
Expatriate Law
Parental responsibility (PR) is defined by law as
Withers LLP
In conversation – family lawyer and accredited mediator Suzanne Kingston and family consultant and accredited mediator Suzy Power discuss how valuable mediation can be in resolving family disputes.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
While many times a divorce or legal separation is a mutual decision, there are times when it is not. When that is the case, it is hard to even consider making a call to see a lawyer...
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Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Solomon & Co.
The Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act, 1960 allows a member to nominate a person or persons to whom his share and interest in the co-operative society will be transferred...
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
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