Mondaq Offshore: Family and Matrimonial
Collas Crill
With the large number of BVI companies in existence and the general ageing population, succession issues surrounding ownership of shares in a BVI company have become quite prevalent.
Broadhurst LLC
Matrimonial property is broadly defined as "property acquired during marriage".
Broadhurst LLC
A will is a document in writing that sets out your instructions as to how your estate (property, money, assets) are to be divided. In the Cayman Islands wills are governed by the Wills Law...
Broadhurst LLC
The breakdown of marriages can sometimes have devastating effects on children as they are often caught in the middle of contentious custody battles.
ERP Lawyers
The Costa Rican Commerce Code is one of the most evolved regulations in our Civil Law
KPK Legal Ltd
In Cyprus, the majority of the cases that are related to family matters, such as divorce, property relations, custody of a child and maintenance are resolved by Family Courts.
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.
Hassan Elhais
I want my wife to go back to our home country and take care of my children. Do the laws allow me to stop my spouse from working?
Hassan Elhais
My husband filed for divorce in our home country and cancelled my visa, so I was forcefully sent home by him and my in-laws.
Hassan Elhais
Question: I have custody of my son from a previous marriage to a Muslim man. I'm Asian and not Muslim and we're both remarried now but my ex-husband is trying to force me to give him custody.
Hassan Elhais
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 to the beneficiary?
Hassan Elhais
I suspect that my husband might be cheating on me but I do not have enough evidence to prove it. Can I request that the authorities get Etisalat to check the text message exchanges...
Expatriate Law
In the NatWest "Quality of Life" index, the UAE and Dubai are ranked second only to Singapore, outranking all other typical expatriate locations such as Australia, New Zealand and Spain.
Expatriate Law
The efficacy of a court order or judgment is only as good as the ability to enforce it.
Expatriate Law
A court's ability to accept an application for divorce is called its "jurisdiction". The choice of jurisdiction on divorce can have far-reaching implications financially.
Hassan Elhais
In this article we will guide you to better understand the legal process which is followed in most family disputes.
Hassan Elhais
I am a Muslim woman from Asia who was married to a fellow Muslim from the West. We divorced amicably but now we want to remarry. Is this possible in the UAE?
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With the large number of BVI companies in existence and the general ageing population, succession issues surrounding ownership of shares in a BVI company have become quite prevalent.
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