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.
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).
Fred-Young & Evans
Section 18 of the African Charter on Human and People's Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, CAP A9, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 provides for protection of family life.
Fred-Young & Evans
The main requirement for Courts to have jurisdiction in relation to matrimonial causes proceedings is domicile in Nigeria.
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).
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Les questions d'héritage en cas de décès est l'appréhension ultime des citoyens de l'Union européenne résidents aux Emirats arabes unis (EAU),...
STA Law Firm
12 November 2017. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has implemented Law Number 15 of 2017 on inheritance...
Hassan Elhais
Many family law cases in the United Arab Emirates follow Federal Law No. 28 of the year 2005 (UAE Personal Affairs Law)...
Hassan Elhais
After the witnesses have made their statements in the Family Court, there is usually one more hearing after that in order to allow both the parties to comment on the statements of the witnesses.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
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Fred-Young & Evans
The Childs Right Act, 2003 provides for adoption of a child in Nigeria.
ENSafrica
2017 looks set to bring about unprecedented change in South Africa when it comes to leave relating to the birth or adoption of a child.
Fred-Young & Evans
The main requirement for Courts to have jurisdiction in relation to matrimonial causes proceedings is domicile in Nigeria.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
Les questions d'héritage en cas de décès est l'appréhension ultime des citoyens de l'Union européenne résidents aux Emirats arabes unis (EAU),...
Fred-Young & Evans
Section 18 of the African Charter on Human and People's Rights (Ratification and Enforcement) Act, CAP A9, Laws of the Federation of Nigeria, 2004 provides for protection of family life.
ENSafrica
In this article, ENSafrica looks at a dramatic legislative shift which could soon see the following fundamental changes to South Africa's employment law...
STA Law Firm
12 November 2017. His Highness Sheikh Mohammad bin Rashid Al Maktoum has implemented Law Number 15 of 2017 on inheritance...
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.
BSA Ahmad Bin Hezeem & Associates LLP
The question of inheritance in the event of death is the ultimate apprehension of European expatriates residing in the UAE, especially considering the uncertainty and complexity of the rules that governs inheritance matters in the UAE.
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.
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