Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
HHG Legal Group
The presumption taken by the courts is that every adult person (18+) has legal capacity to make their own decisions.
Swaab Attorneys
When parties separate, whether married or de facto, the same laws apply in relation to the division of their property.
Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
Stacks Law Firm
It is important to know that a decree of nullity is relatively rare and does not dissolve a marriage like divorce does.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Succession Act 1981 (Qld) was amended to change the impact of de facto relationships on Wills and estate disputes.
Kott Gunning
A de-facto relationship is defined by section 13A of the Interpretation Act 1984 (WA) as a "marriage-like" relationship.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The Indian Succession Act, 1925 defines a succession certificate as a certificate issued by a court to the legal heirs of a deceased to establish the authenticity of the heirs...
Singh & Associates
Parental Alienation Syndrome is the unhealthy coalition between a narcissistic parent and his or her children against the targeted, non-narcissistic, nonabusive parent.
Khaitan & Co
Recently, the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in the case of Dr. K.S. Palanisami (Dead) vs Hindu community in general and citizens of Gobichettipalayam and others ruled upon the issue of...
Labuan IBFC Inc
When one is ready to be a 'Testator' is when one is ready to take a panaromic view of what one has achieved or rather in a word that reflects this material world what one has accumulated.
Expatriate Law
After having made the very difficult decision to get a divorce, it can then seem a daunting prospect researching how to go about getting the ball rolling.
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On account of certain distinctive qualities bestowed upon women by nature, the law makers across the globe have been witnessed to implement certain special protections and benefits...
SKP Business Consulting LLP
The Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Act) received the assent of the President on 27 March 2017 and is notified with effect from 28 March 2017.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
This article provides an analysis of the roles, duties and responsibilities of a karta in a HUF in light of a landmark verdict delivered by the Delhi High Court which established that the eldest female member of the family can be a karta in a HUF.
HHG Legal Group
They generally spell out the agreement reached between a couple as to their finances, and the division of their assets.
Swaab Attorneys
The court found that placing greater weight on the husband's contribution did not do justice to the wife's contribution.
Carroll & O'Dea
This recent decision examines some of the potential tax liabilities that beneficiaries of an estate can be exposed to.
HHG Legal Group
In this series of fundamental basics of family law, we explore the single expert witness's role in financial matters.
Colin Biggers & Paisley
An Executor is appointed by a will maker to carry out the terms of a will, and that is generally when the role ends.
Swaab Attorneys
Preparation before the first conference with your lawyer can ensure it is productive and provides the answers you need.
Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over wills and estates are becoming more common, with an increase of over 50% of cases in the last 10 years.
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