Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
HHG Legal Group
Pending legislative change, this article includes nine tips to avoid falling victim to the scourge of elder abuse.
Bartier Perry
A nightmare of financial and administrative problems in a deceased estate could be encountered by outdated land titles.
Clayton Utz
If parents and doctors agree, transgender children no longer need court approval before accessing hormone treatment.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
A prenuptial agreement is known as a BFA, and any 'no public dating' clause would be impractical and unenforceable.
Focus Legal
The safest course of action is to review and update your Will as soon as possible after the ending of any relationship.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will mainly aims at: Disposition of property; Being made according to the wishes of the testator. Its primary Characteristics are: It takes effect after the death of the testator...
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will differs from contracts and other executed documents in one important aspect.
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...
Labuan IBFC Inc
Millie Chan, Lawyer and Senior Consultant at Borden Ladner Gervais, speaking on "A Holistic Approach to Global Estate Planning for High-Net-Worth Families" in Kuala Lumpur.
Labuan IBFC Inc
The possible scenarios involving IEP are perhaps endless and will vary from person to person. Islamic Estate Planning Is it possible for a Muslim to make a will or must he or she rely completely on the mechanics of Faraid (the Islamic law of inheritance) upon his or her death? How do you, for example, ensure that your adopted child is cared for long after you are gone? What is the position of a jointly acquired property during the subsistence of a valid marriage when
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.
Chapman Tripp
Law Commission is asking whether reform is needed to achieve a fairer balance between the rights of creditors vs partners.
Cavell Leitch
The law recognises the importance of wills by imposing very strict requirements on how the documents are to be signed.
Wynn Williams Lawyers
The Law Commission wants to know what you think about the Property (Relationships) Act and whether reform is needed.
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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Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
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
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
Important changes to intestacy laws in Victoria came into effect from 1 November 2017. .
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Cooper Grace Ward
Advising clients about property settlement is complicated due to seemingly contradicting High Court decisions.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Revenge porn, when one person shares intimate material without the other's consent, is already in family law overseas.
Stacks Law Firm
Full Court of the Family Court decides whether a husband could claim a share in his ex-wifes lottery win.
Cooper Grace Ward
These agreements were voidable due to an inequality of bargaining power and a lack of fair or reasonable alternatives.
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