Mondaq Offshore: Family and Matrimonial
Marshall Diel & Myers
The starting point is the Marriage Act 1944.
Marshall Diel & Myers
Common law marriage is a term that has often been used to define the relationship between two people who are living together but have not legally formalised their relationship by a legal ceremony of marriage.
Harneys
The BVI Government has passed new rules governing applications for Grants of Probate and Letters of Administration.
Field LLP
The New Rules are substantially similar to the Surrogate Rules, but not an exact copy. For example, the New Rules allow for a summary process with for administering small estates with a net value less than $35,000.
Field LLP
A frequent area of estate litigation involves claims by adult interdependent partners against the estates of their deceased partners.
HSM Chambers
On the 23rd of February 2018 the Grand Court issued a judgement which set out the current legal test for mental capacity in the Cayman Islands.
ERP Lawyers
The Costa Rican Commerce Code is one of the most evolved regulations in our Civil Law
Withers LLP
The controversial topic of surrogacy has again hit the headlines recently with the story of the Japanese billionaire who has fathered 13 children through Thai surrogate mothers.
DQ Advocates
Crociani v Crociani: A bitter family dispute was finally brought to an end after 5 years following the Royal Court of Jersey's finding in favour of daughter Cristiana who alleged a series of breaches...
DQ Advocates
The long anticipated engagement of HRH Prince Harry and Rachel Meghan Markle was announced by Clarence House via Twitter on Monday morning with the couple being at the centre of a media frenzy ever since.
DQ Advocates
Individuals can agree that they will not in the future revoke or amend their Wills without the other party's consent.
Simcocks
Digital assets are closely intertwined with our everyday life, from supermarket reward cards, photographs, blogs, music accounts, online banking, emails, eBooks, social media accounts…the list goes on.
Simcocks
Regardless of whether you are a Man Utd fan or not, Giggs has undoubtedly generated substantial wealth during his football career. It has been widely reported that he and his wife, Stacey, are divorcing.
Baker & Partners
We last discussed this issue in April 2015 following the case of Cooper-Hohn (2014) where one spouse, persuaded the Court of Appeal in England and Wales that their contribution to the finances of the marriage amounted to a "special contribution" so as to justify the Court making an order giving that spouse 64% of the matrimonial assets on divorce.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Les questions d'héritage en cas de décès est l'appréhension ultime des citoyens de l'Union européenne résidents aux Emirats arabes unis (EAU),...
STA Law Firm
12 November 2017. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has implemented Law Number 15 of 2017 on inheritance...
Hassan Elhais
Many family law cases in the United Arab Emirates follow Federal Law No. 28 of the year 2005 (UAE Personal Affairs Law)...
Hassan Elhais
After the witnesses have made their statements in the Family Court, there is usually one more hearing after that in order to allow both the parties to comment on the statements of the witnesses.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
It's not something anyone likes to think about – especially in a city with so many happy distractions.
Expatriate Law
A new scheme has been announced in Abu Dhabi which will allow non-Muslim expatriates to divorce through their church.
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Simcocks
Cohabitation agreements can be useful for couples who live together but are not married.
Withers LLP
The controversial topic of surrogacy has again hit the headlines recently with the story of the Japanese billionaire who has fathered 13 children through Thai surrogate mothers.
Field LLP
The New Rules are substantially similar to the Surrogate Rules, but not an exact copy. For example, the New Rules allow for a summary process with for administering small estates with a net value less than $35,000.
Ogier
For shares in a BVI company held personally or via a nominee arrangement, such shares will be effectively frozen upon the passing away of individual shareholders.
Shanda Consult Ltd
The law governing the establishment of trusts in Cyprus is based on the English system. It is a combination of the English Principles of Equity and Statue Law. Cyprus International Trusts are regulated by the International Trusts Law 69(I)/1992 as amended by Law 20(I)/2012
KPK Legal Ltd
Under certain circumstances the family matters are resolved by the President of the District Court or the Family Courts of the Religious Groups.
Expatriate Law
In the majority of countries around the world, divorce is accessible to married couples so long as certain factual and jurisdictional criteria are met.
DQ Advocates
Crociani v Crociani: A bitter family dispute was finally brought to an end after 5 years following the Royal Court of Jersey's finding in favour of daughter Cristiana who alleged a series of breaches...
DQ Advocates
The long anticipated engagement of HRH Prince Harry and Rachel Meghan Markle was announced by Clarence House via Twitter on Monday morning with the couple being at the centre of a media frenzy ever since.
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