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Stacks Law Firm
This article discusses divorce as compared to property settlement and includes requirements, timing and the application process. .
Torkin Manes LLP
Recently, the New York Times reported about a case in U.S. family court where separated parents asked the judge to decide whether their child should be allowed play football, as the parents could not agree.
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
What can you expect? What is probate, what's it going to cost and how long will it take?
Thompson Dorfman Sweatman LLP
A Will is a written document, in which you can state your wishes with respect to your minor children, and your property, money and other assets, to be put into effect upon your death.
Crowe Soberman LLP
Have you ever considered what comes next? Do you have a succession plan for your family business? Deciding when and how to leave the business you've spent years trying to build is never easy.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
In our Advisory "Estate Administration Basics", we discuss general issues which often arise in the administration of an estate in Ontario.
Torkin Manes LLP
Many family law cases have parallel criminal proceedings. These proceedings may arise from events related to the family law case (domestic assaults, harassment, breach of court orders, etc.)...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
When it comes to ensuring a loved one with a disability is taken care of, few things are more important than a well-considered plan.
Basham, Ringe y Correa, S.C.
Con base en el principio básico "La voluntad del individuo de no seguir vinculado con su cónyuge es preponderante, y no está supeditada a explicación alguna", ...
Withers LLP
The latest UK marriage statistics have confirmed that the 2015 marriage rates were the lowest on record, only 21.7 marriages per thousand unmarried men and 19.8 marriages per thousand unmarried women.
Withers LLP
A fall-out between two brothers over where their mother should live spiralled from suspicion, to confrontation and then into litigation.
Withers LLP
Seeing a parent embarking on a second marriage can sometimes be difficult for children of the first.
Taylor Vinters
With more people facing fertility issues and couples increasingly seeking alternative routes to have children, there is a growing number of UK families created through surrogacy.
Mishcon de Reya
The High Court was asked last month to order the deceased's alleged daughter to provide a DNA sample in order to substantiate her claim for an inheritance from her late father's estate.
Withers LLP
Collectors, and their trustees and executors, may be surprised to discover that antiquity objects they've owned for decades could become subject to patrimony claims by foreign governments.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
A guardianship is a wonderful vehicle to assist seniors and their families in certain difficult situations. Filing a petition for appointment of a guardian over a loved one is a difficult decision...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Someone with a narcissistic personality usually has a heightened sense of arrogance and lack of empathy for other people.
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
When it comes to making long-term financial decisions, there's a cautionary expression that communicates the importance of planning: if you choose not to decide, you still have made a choice.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
For some reason, divorces nationwide tend to peak in the springtime. Perhaps it is because of the reluctance of wanting to pursue a dissolution of marriage during the holidays ...
Herrick, Feinstein LLP
The recently enacted Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (the "Act") is the most significant tax legislation to take effect in more than 30 years.
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Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Solomon & Co.
The Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act, 1960 allows a member to nominate a person or persons to whom his share and interest in the co-operative society will be transferred...
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