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Coleman Greig Lawyers
There are these four documents that are usually recommended for people to have in place for a complete estate plan.
Stacks Law Firm
The Forfeiture Act 1995 gives the NSW Supreme Court discretion to apply the forfeiture rule, where justice requires it.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
There are five significant steps which Courts may follow when determining the division of the matrimonial asset pool.
HHG Legal Group
The duty of disclosure requires all parties in a family law dispute to provide each other full and frank disclosure.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
If you own a cottage or vacation home, your personal, emotional and financial commitment to it is often very significant.
Matthew Jeffery Barrister & Solicitor
As a Canadian citizen or permanent resident, you are allowed to sponsor certain family members to reside in Canada indefinitely.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
A well drafted will is not worth the (stack of) paper it is written on if it fails to achieve the client's objectives.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
One of the issues of increasing concern to parents is having that family wealth conversation.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
It is becoming more and more the "norm" in many areas of day-to-day life that in lieu of an original paper copy of a document being given to us during some form of transaction or interaction, the document is instead created and sent to us digitally.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Brennan and Robin Thicke, sons of the late Alan Thicke, a Canadian actor, songwriter, game and talk show host best known for his role as Jason Seaver on the television series Growing Pains...
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In this Client Advisory, we present an overview of Ontario's estate administration tax (formerly "probate fees") regime.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Notwithstanding their critical importance, it seems that letters of wishes tend to be underutilized.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Approximately one in seven Canadians experiences some type of disability, and this number is growing.
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.
Collas Crill
It is quite common for non-residents of the Island to own either real property (houses and land) in Guernsey or have personal estate (eg bank accounts, investments and share portfolios) here.
Collas Crill
"Probate" is a term commonly used as a generalisation for what ought more properly to be called a "Grant of Representation".
DQ Advocates
Assets of husband's "Dear me" trust included in wife's huge £453.6 million (41.5 per cent of total marital assets) divorce award.
Harbottle & Lewis LLP
Today's judgment, which sees an end to the 13-year case, should reassure charities that a challenge to a will, will not be an automatic threat to a charitable legacy.
Bowditch & Dewey
A reasonable amount of uncertainty, speculation, and even fear is expected with any change. Recently, we have seen a change among states and laws governing child welfare agencies and same-sex adoption.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
Recent news stemming from Italy regarding child protection and custody sparks an interesting conversation for those of us in Canada.
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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.
McLennan Ross LLP
Life insurance is a familiar product to many of us and can be an element of estate planning that should not be overlooked. It is typically used to either create or preserve wealth and can be used in a variety of ways in structuring an estate plan
Smith Gambrell & Russell LLP
In a 5-4 decision issued this past Wednesday, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the Defense of Marriage Act (DOMA) is unconstitutional, paving the way for the federal recognition of same-sex marriages.
Moritt, Hock & Hamroff LLP
PFL requires almost all New York employers, regardless of size, to provide eligible employees with 12 weeks of paid leave to engage in "family care," namely, to care for a child following birth...
HopgoodGanim
The Government has announced a review of the family law system with a view toward "long term fundamental reform.".
Burnet, Duckworth & Palmer LLP
In August 1, 2014, the statutory definition of "dependent child" in the Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations was amended from "less than 22" to "less than 19", reducing the number of family members eligible to apply to immigrate to Canada.
O’Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Given society's increased mobility and the globalization of our assets, it is becoming more common to own property located in several jurisdictions.
Proskauer Rose LLP
The May § 7520 rate for use with estate planning techniques such as CRTs, CLTs, QPRTs and GRATs is 2.4%, down 0.2% from April.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Childs Right Act, 2003 provides for adoption of a child in Nigeria.
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