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Stacks Law Firm
Elder financial abuse is when a person takes advantage of an elder person's financial position for their own benefit.
HopgoodGanim
Separated parents can always ask the Court to vary parenting orders if it is in the best interests of their children.
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
The article notes high hopes for ODR, estimating that 20 percent of family law disputes could be resolved by the system.
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
Legislation exists to ensure that a testator provides for those they had an obligation to support during their lifetime.
Mills & Mills LLP
Clients are often apprehensive about their first meeting with a family lawyer. Knowing what to expect can ease anxiety and coming prepared for some of the questions you'll be asked can help make the most of your time.
O'Sullivan Law
As we return from Labour Day weekend and reflect back on the summer that never quite was, a major issue that will grab attention over the next weeks, now that it's business as usual again...
Antonis Paschalides & Co. LLC
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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...
Bedell Cristin
It is often suggested that it is easy to write your own Will if your wishes are simple and your financial situation isn't complicated.
Fred-Young & Evans
The main requirement for Courts to have jurisdiction in relation to matrimonial causes proceedings is domicile in Nigeria.
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.
Brodies LLP
When you write your will it is important to be sure who owns the land and buildings used by your farm business. Ownership will affect the inheritance of your assets and the tax charged on your death.
Brodies LLP
I will be attending the annual meeting of the International Academy of Family Lawyers in Reykjavik this week, where I will be meeting and learning from leading family lawyers throughout the world.
Withers LLP
A mutual will is one which cannot be changed and may even restrict a person's freedom to deal with his or her property (referred to in the Will) during their lifetime.
Withers LLP
A 31 year old estranged daughter has been awarded £30,000 out of her father's modest estate despite her father's clear wishes and the intended beneficiary's own financial difficulties
Withers LLP
HMRC and the ICAEW (Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales) have provided useful information on how personal representatives should report what has been paid to beneficiaries...
Brodies LLP
The recent decision in the case of X and Y demonstrates starkly that care must be taken with ‘pre-printed' trust deeds.
The McLane Law Firm
Q: My brother died owning an extensive wine cellar. The terms of his last will and testament give this wine collection to my two adult nephews equally. As the executor, how should I handle these assets?
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Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
Swaab Attorneys
Small companies or family business must ensure estate planning can cope with death of a sole director and shareholder.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction deals with one parent taking a child overseas.
Swaab Attorneys
When parties separate, whether married or de facto, the same laws apply in relation to the division of their property.
Kott Gunning
Determining the time each parent is to spend with a child is complicated when one parent is working on a FIFO basis.
HHG Legal Group
The presumption taken by the courts is that every adult person (18+) has legal capacity to make their own decisions.
Kott Gunning
A de-facto relationship is defined by section 13A of the Interpretation Act 1984 (WA) as a "marriage-like" relationship.
HHG Legal Group
The "Smacking Grandparents" case received a lot of attention and the grandparents received overwhelming public support.
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.
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