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HHG Legal Group
Trial separations could allow couples to take a step back to reflect, contemplate, and to come to a mutual resolution.
Stacks Law Firm
You must consider your digital life when drawing up your will and leaving instructions on who gets what from the estate.
Stacks Law Firm
The court needed to determine whether a de facto relationship did exist when the financial agreement was executed.
Stacks Law Firm
Prenuptial agreements appear to be on shaky legal ground after a recent landmark decision by the High Court of Australia.
Clark Wilson LLP
Under B.C.'s Wills Estate and Succession Act, SBC 2009, c 13 ("WESA"), a spouse has an interest in a deceased's estate if the deceased dies without a will.
Torkin Manes LLP
The world of family law peers behind closed doors and reveals the most intimate of details. Most often, courts decide issues of custody and access, spousal support and property.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The case concerned a dispute between the adult children of the late Elizabeth Cowper-Smith.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In both our August 2015 and March 2016 blog posts, we discussed the importance of frequently reviewing your estate planning documents, as personal and financial circumstances can constantly change.
Babin Bessner Spry LLP
The Ontario Superior Court has made an important statement about limitation periods in relation to litigation guardians.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
A carefully drafted separation agreement, Family Court Order, or parenting plan will anticipate most things that will come up in a child's life.
Froriep
By judgment of 28 June 2017, the Swiss Federal Supreme Court re-examined the rights and obligations of an heir who was completely excluded from succession in a disposition of property upon death.
Withers LLP
If I were getting divorced I would want a neutral but experienced outsider to tell me the fair solution so I could just agree and move on with life.
Withers LLP
The most senior judges in England have decided that an elderly man who gave his friend access to his bank account to ‘pay utilities' actually intended his friend to have the $190,000 remaining in the account on his death.
Withers LLP
In the recent case of James v James, a disgruntled farmer's son, left out of his father's will, brought a proprietary estoppel claim and attacked the validity of the will yet failed to gain anything from either challenge.
Stewarts
In his 18th View from the President's Chambers, Sir James Munby outlines his vision to revolutionise the system for financial remedy proceedings, beginning with a new Financial Remedies Court pilot launching early this year.
Withers LLP
This is a quote from one of the young children who took part in a short film, called 'Split: Divorce Through Kids' Eyes'.
Keystone Law
In healthy relationships, Valentine's Day can disappoint if one partner forgets a gift whilst the other has gone to great efforts. But what happens when you have a narcissistic partner?
Proskauer Rose LLP
On December 22, 2017, the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act") was signed into law. The Act implements a variety of significant tax reforms. Pertinent to estate, gift ...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
You may have been thinking about filing for divorce, but your spouse has told you that they will never "give" you a divorce.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
Q: I have a disabled son who was injured in an accident and he has his own special needs trust created with proceeds from his settlement. Can he use assets from the trust to fund a STABLE account?
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Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Stacks Law Firm
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Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
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.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
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.
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.
Vivek Nasa & Associates
Transfer of cases relating to Matrimonial Disputes from a court situated in a particular state to a court situated in another state, can only be done by the way of Transfer Petition...
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