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Cooper Grace Ward
If same-sex marriage is legalised, it will not create any additional rights for same-sex couples in a family law sphere.
Stacks Law Firm
Full Court of the Family Court decides whether a husband could claim a share in his ex-wifes lottery win.
Field LLP
If you have a will, you may have spelled out your detailed wishes for your funeral in the document. Would you be surprised to know that your personal representative does not have to follow them?
The Ross Firm
This post is third in an ongoing series in which we look at some of the basics of traditional court divorce. Last week, we talked about the various courts in Ontario ...
Torkin Manes LLP
A persistent irritant for spouses obliged to pay spousal support is the recipient spouse who refuses to work.
Nelligan O'Brien Payne LLP
In this era of international travel, important questions arise for families with children.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
It is a general rule that a sale of a capital asset (such as real property) will trigger tax in the hands of the seller on any gains.
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.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
Türk Medeni Kanunu eşlere, mahkeme nezdinde çekişmeli usulde boşanma davası açma hakkının tanıdığı gibi eşlerin birbirleri ile anlaşma yaparak boşanmaları imkanını da tanımaktadır.
Brodies LLP
For many people, making an application for a guardian to be appointed on behalf of a loved one can be a difficult time.
Withers LLP
The lurid stories of sexual harassment and abuse that are emerging across the worlds of entertainment and politics are sure to wreck careers and relationships.
If a single parent wants to relocate within the UK, they do not require the consent of either the other parent or the court. If, however, one parent opposes the other's plans to relocate...
Withers LLP
Li Quan and Stuart Bray worked tirelessly during their marriage to protect the Chinese Tigers.
Withers LLP
Clients whose wealth derives from inherited assets or who have the prospect of inheritance in the future...
Withers LLP
The Court of Appeal recently handed down judgment in the case of Zimina v Zimin [2017].
Withers LLP
Since our last newsletter there have been some significant developments in the journey towards the UK's exit from the EU. Most notably the European Union Withdrawal Bill (2017-2019)...
Withers LLP
Recent cases highlight the challenge faced by English family courts in attributing fair value to a business established by one spouse prior to marriage.
Withers LLP
Withers acted for the wife in the seminal case of Miller in 2006 which established key principles for family courts to adopt when deciding financial matters on divorce.
Brodies LLP
In raising a court action it is necessary to consider the appropriate jurisdiction in which to litigate. Sometimes this can be straightforward, but in other cases this is not so clear cut.
STA Law Firm
12 November 2017. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has implemented Law Number 15 of 2017 on inheritance...
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