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Pointon Partners
These amendments to the 2014 Act were accompanied by new regulations, which replaced a number of the existing forms.
HHG Legal Group
The New Year is a good time to reflect on the more serious aspects of your life and ensure your affairs are in order.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
According to a Statistics Canada 2012 survey, approximately one in seven Canadians over 15 years old experiences some type of disability, and this number is growing.
WeirFoulds LLP
In December 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada released its decision in Cowper-Smith v. Morgan, 2017 SCC 61, a case dealing with the issue of proprietary estoppel.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Signing the name of the adult who appointed you rather than your own signature makes it clear that you are signing for the adult as if the adult...
S.S. Rana & Co. Advocates
Adoption provides a loving home and environment for children who are destitute or orphans. It is extremely important for a growing child to have a safe and loving environment in his/her early development years.
Lex Artifex, LLP
If someone has died leaving behind money in the bank, landed properties or personal belongings, and you want to take over these assets, or want to administer, manage, distribute, or sell off the assets;...
Lex Artifex, LLP
Estate planning is the act of preparing for the administration of one's wealth and assets after death.
Lex Artifex, LLP
This is a guide on how to claim the money in the bank as well as the movable and immovable assets of a deceased person who died testate (i.e. leaving a valid Last Will).
Taylor Vinters
When you think of making your Will, deciding on what happens to your digital assets may not be top of mind.
Expatriate Law
Some quarters of the press have behaved so badly recently that passengers are no longer able to buy their wares on Virgin West Coast trains. Unfortunately, the rest of us have to put up with them.
Brodies LLP
As a family lawyer, it is always enlightening to hear about examples of successful co-parenting. Over the Christmas period, divorced Drew Barrymore took to social media ...
Withers LLP
The latest Office for National Statistics data shows a decline in divorce generally in the UK, but a rise of 23% of men and 38% of women divorcing aged 65 plus in the decade to 2015.
Expatriate Law
For those living as an expat and considering divorce in Texas, it is important to weigh up the pros and cons of divorcing in Texas with those when divorcing in England.
Withers LLP
A person who has unlawfully killed another may not benefit from the latter's death. That is the forfeiture rule.
Withers LLP
Personal representative's failure to provide truthful disclosure leads to 12 months in prison.
Withers LLP
Since the UK's legal aid cuts in 2013, there is no longer free legal advice for people going through divorce or for parents separating regarding child contact arrangements.
Taylor Vinters
Every year, the media draws our attention to ‘Divorce D-Day' – reckoned to be Monday of the first full working week in January
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Understanding the emotional aspects of a divorce is just as important as understanding the legal process. In virtually every case there are two types of divorces taking place: the legal divorce...
Holland & Knight
Republicans in Congress passed the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act in just less than two months, achieving sweeping tax reform.
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Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
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.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Holding Redlich
Article provides an update for various aspects of law including in media, in practice and courts, cases and legislation.
Bartier Perry
A nightmare of financial and administrative problems in a deceased estate could be encountered by outdated land titles.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Coleman Greig solicitors take steps to ensure that family court legal fees do not get out of control. .
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