Mondaq Offshore: Family and Matrimonial
Carey Olsen
The conflict of laws rules of some jurisdictions do not always determine clearly the situs of intangible moveable property, such as shares in a company
Ogier
Shareholders in BVI companies risk making the probate and estates process more lengthy, divisive and costly when they die by not making a formal BVI will, says estates expert Fraser Allister.
Carey Olsen
We have deep understanding of the complexity surrounding the legal, business and personal aspects of running a family office in the Cayman Islands.
Conyers
Where a person has died and left assets in the Cayman Islands, it is not possible to deal with those assets without first obtaining a grant of representation from the relevant local Court.
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
We interviewed one of our own lawyer's in the Litigation department which specializes in family disputes "what are the most frequently asked questions that people make regarding divorces"
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
In Cyprus, the succession of the estate of a deceased is governed, inter alia, by the provisions of the Wills and Succession Law (Cap. 195)
Withers LLP
When parties decide to separate and divorce, this can be devastating for their children. Parents are all too often embroiled in their own dispute to realise the effect that their actions
Ogier
Some may think trusts and foundations are only used by very wealthy people or families, or that by putting assets into a trust or foundation in international finance centres (IFCs) like Jersey, then they are avoiding tax.
Ogier
Today, those arguments still hold true – but more and more the things that are swaying people towards Jersey and Guernsey are about the high quality of lifestyle,
CLD Legal
How many times have we heard of a celebrity who has lost all his fortune or much of it? How many other cases exist of people who die and leave countless legal problems to their heirs?
STA Law Firm
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts recently made an announcement towards the amendments to the rules
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Very significant changes have been made to the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules.
STA Law Firm
Wills is one of the ways in the process of planning for succession in the United Arab Emirates.
Hassan Elhais
Through this article, I will highlight three important points to be considered by either spouse, if the other half has abducted the child from another country to the UAE without proper authorization and consent.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
When deciding the appropriate jurisdiction to divorce in, an influencing factor may be the potential outcomes following a divorce in either UAE or UK.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
The answer depends on where you got married : Any marriage that takes place in the UAE must be registered at the relevant UAE Court.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
Summer in the UAE is traditionally a quiet part of the year when many families head home to spend the time in cooler climes.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
A Post-Nuptial Agreement is entered into during the marriage. Like a Prenuptial Agreement, it sets out the couple's agreement in relation to finances and other matters, should the relationship break down in the future.
Hassan Elhais
Question: If someone has chosen a beneficiary for their life insurance policy, does the insurance payout become part of the inheritance after the death of that person or is it only given
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
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Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
Ogier
Advocate Josephine Howe, a partner in Ogier's top-tier Jersey Private Wealth team, joined the firm in 2005 – in the past 14 years she has seen significant changes not just in legislation
GuernseyFinance
As fiduciary professionals, we are operating in a rapidly evolving world of international families and ownership structures; one where international regulation and compliance requirements become increasingly complex just as clients become more global in their outlook.
A. Danos & Associates LLC
Wills and Succession law in Cyprus is governed by both domestic and EU law. In regards to Cypriot statute law, the most significant enactments are:
Ogier
Some may think trusts and foundations are only used by very wealthy people or families, or that by putting assets into a trust or foundation in international finance centres (IFCs) like Jersey, then they are avoiding tax.
CLD Legal
How many times have we heard of a celebrity who has lost all his fortune or much of it? How many other cases exist of people who die and leave countless legal problems to their heirs?
STA Law Firm
The Dubai International Financial Centre (DIFC) Courts recently made an announcement towards the amendments to the rules
AGP Law Firm | A.G. Paphitis & Co. LLC
We interviewed one of our own lawyer's in the Litigation department which specializes in family disputes "what are the most frequently asked questions that people make regarding divorces"
Withers LLP
When parties decide to separate and divorce, this can be devastating for their children. Parents are all too often embroiled in their own dispute to realise the effect that their actions
Hassan Elhais
The Personal Law in UAE permits the non-Muslim to draft a will and divide the property according to their will.
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