Mondaq Middle East & Africa: Family and Matrimonial
Abu-Ghazaleh Intellectual Property (AGIP)
TRIPLEOKLAW Advocates LLP
Marysheila Oduor, Partner and head of Family Law at TRIPLEOKLAW, comments on the types of services provided by the department.
Kaplan & Stratton
It is a fact of life that death is inevitable so we might as well actively plan for it by writing a Will.
Fred-Young & Evans
The Childs Right Act, 2003 provides for adoption of a child in Nigeria.
Perchstone & Graeys
Unlike some countries, the United States of America and France for instance, the United Kingdom (UK) does not generally charge Capital Gains Tax (CGT) on property disposals by non-residents.
Perchstone & Graeys
One of the foremost desires of most property owners is to be able to decide the manner in which their real and personal property will be disposed upon their passing.
Perchstone & Graeys
In the course of marriage, it is common for couples to jointly acquire property as their matrimonial home.
Wedlake Bell
Since 1 June 2015, parents travelling to South Africa with a child under the age of 18 must, in addition to producing a valid passport and (where required) a valid visa for the child, also produce a full, unabridged birth certificate as proof of parenthood.
Millers
Have you ever wondered whether a simple hand written (last minute) will may not do the thing instead of all the legal jargon and formalities?
Schoemanlaw Inc
A person nominated to receive an inheritance, whether in a will or by virtue of the laws of intestate succession, may choose to either adiate or repudiate that inheritance.
Schoemanlaw Inc
There are still many South African citizens who have not planned for the devolving of their estate, or the future interests of their remaining loved ones once they are deceased.
ENSafrica
It is necessary to make a distinction between two scenarios in South Africa i.e. where the deceased died with a valid will (testate) and where the deceased died without a valid will (intestate).
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...
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