Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Kott Gunning
However, probate could have been issued at considerably less time and expense if a properly drafted will had existed.
Stacks Law Firm
This case discusses the law relating to a broken engagement and the ring and other gifts and property bought together.
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
In the recent case of AMARDEEP SINGH VS. HARVEEN KAUR, CA NO, 11158 OF 2017 it has been held by the Supreme Court that the period of 6 months, as mentioned in Section 13B(2) is not mandatory...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Through its historic ruling delivered by a five-judge bench in the case of Shayara Bano and Ors v. Union of India on August 22nd 2017, the Supreme Court of India (SC) liberated Muslim women from the perpetual fear of...
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...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will is one of the most frequently used tools in the process of succession planning. A Will is made by testators at the appropriate stage(s) of their life, and usually benefits family.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Over the past few years, many Indian business families have established estate planning structures, many of which comprise one or more family trusts.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
People die. That is something beyond our control. But what we can master is our succession planning.
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...
Advaya Legal
A will shall be operational only after the death of the testator and under no situation will it be operational when the testator is alive.
Labuan IBFC Inc
In the estate planning arena, there has been a flurry of activities in various common law jurisdictions in legislating and promoting the concept of private foundation as an alternative to trust.
Labuan IBFC Inc
These legislative efforts are reminiscent of the development in which common law trust or trust-like arrangements found their way into some civil law countries.
Cavell Leitch
The partner who purchased the ring is able to apply to the court for its return, or compensation for its value.
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.
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Kott Gunning
Smartphones have made it easier to record life, with photographs, videos and audio recordings captured for evidence.
HHG Legal Group
After the start or end of a marriage, many people re-evaluate who should benefit from the estate following their death.
HHG Legal Group
The article notes high hopes for ODR, estimating that 20 percent of family law disputes could be resolved by the system.
Kott Gunning
Determining the time each parent is to spend with a child is complicated when one parent is working on a FIFO basis.
Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Focus Legal
A blended family is a family in which one or both partners have a child or children from a previous relationship.
Cooper Grace Ward
The draft bill proposes to introduce a court-appointed third party to be cross-examiner in family violence proceedings.
HHG Legal Group
Legislation exists to ensure that a testator provides for those they had an obligation to support during their lifetime.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This controversial High Court decision has significant implications for the views of the child in family law proceedings.
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