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Coleman Greig Lawyers
These child support amendments may affect you if you have a current Binding Child Support Agreement with your ex-partner.
Cooper Grace Ward
Link to presentation about trusts, companies and how they relate to family law.
Swaab
It is timely to reflect on the contribution of women in society, and how that contribution is valued in Australian law.
Swaab
Married women can acquire property on their own, so women can retain financial autonomy and independence after marriage.
Swaab
Women are overrepresented amongst those living in poverty, as they are often unable to participate equally in society.
HHG Legal Group
Schools and teachers have the potential to play an important role in safeguarding a child in a high conflict divorce.
Torkin Manes LLP
In the eyes of an Ontario family law lawyer, one of the most significant consequences of marriage is the sharing of property regime that will apply in the event of separation.
Clark Wilson LLP
In a recent decision, Mother 1 v. Solus Trust Company, 2019 BCSC 200, Justice Myers questioned the relevance of the term "marriage-like relationship", a central issue in many estates and family cases.
Clark Wilson LLP
Two recent decisions from the Supreme Court of British Columbia illustrate the importance, and difficulty, of determining the intentions someone who transfers property when ownership
Torkin Manes LLP
Family lawyers advising their clients inevitably tell them something like this: Provide full financial disclosure to your spouse or your agreement could be set aside.
Spiegel Sohmer
Proper estate and incapacity planning are important for people from all walks of life, however there are often important nuances to understand ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Many people who live or have assets in Ontario are concerned about the amount of Estate Administration Tax (probate fees or "EAT") that will be payable on their death given the high rate of approximately 1.5% of the value of estate assets.
Danos & Associates
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:
CWalsh Law Offices
Your Will needs to be clear and comprehensive, for obvious reasons. To assist you in assembling the information you require, we have complied the following list.
Withers LLP
The importance of our children's mental health cannot be understated. In the UK, a recent NHS survey revealed that 1 in 8 of the 5 to 19 year olds surveyed met the criteria for at least one mental disorder at the time of interview.
Brodies LLP
The minimum contributions that employers and staff are to pay into automatic enrolment workplace pensions are to increase from 6 April 2019 (this does not apply to defined benefit pension schemes).
Anderson Strathern LLP
No-one enters a marriage intending or planning to separate, however when you find yourself in this position it can help to know what you should be thinking about when you embark on the divorce process
Stoll Keenon Ogden PLLC
The Millennial generation encompasses anyone born between the years 1980 and 2000.
Womble Bond Dickinson
Entrepreneurs and business owners are naturally – and rightly - focused on running and growing their businesses, particularly with Brexit looming, along with other seismic changes in the global economy.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
You may have heard the word "Custody" or "Legal Custody" used in connection with a parent's right to make decisions concerning education, medical decisions and religion.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Atos IT Solutions v Sapient Canada Inc., the Court confirmed that the "minimum performance principle" places a common law limit on expectation damages for breach of contract.
Clark Wilson LLP
The case of Gully v Gully, 2018 BCSC 1590 provides useful insight on a peril of putting property into joint tenancy. The decision illustrates the importance of considering the financial status...
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
The government has not proposed any legislation at this time, so the details of any reform remain vague.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
Miller Thomson LLP
Born in Vancouver, raised in Toronto, educated in New York, graduate degree from England, first job in Hong Kong, transferred to Tokyo, retired in the Cayman Islands.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In Nigeria, the Probate Registry of most States is where all the activities relating to obtaining legal instruments to facilitate the legal administration and management of estates take place.
Shim Law
We receive a lot of questions from our clients regarding divorce. Below is a compiled list of the most commonly asked situations or questions that pop up during a case.
Di Rosa Lawyers
The most common breach of the executor's fiduciary duty is delaying in obtaining probate or administering the estate.
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