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Sophie and David met in Brazil where they worked for the same company. Sophie was a British expat based in Brazil whereas David (who was French) came out to Brazil regularly for work...
Collins Barrow National Incorporated
An Application for a Certificate of Appointment of an Estate Trustee with a Will, or more commonly referred to as probate, is the process whereby the Court certifies that an individual's...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
November 8th, 2018 by Mason Morningstar The definition of "common law" couples differs depending on which legal rights are in question, and it is possible to be considered "common law" in one context ....
Miller Thomson LLP
The federal and Ontario governments share responsibility for family law in Ontario. Some child support guidelines are under federal law, while others are under provincial law.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Celebrating BLG's partnership with the Sheldon Kennedy Centre for Child Advocacy.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
If you have Primary and Secondary Wills in place, this court decision may put that planning in jeopardy.
Torkin Manes LLP
For some years, the courts in Canada have been grappling with the many litigants appearing before them who have mental health issues.
Goldman Sloan Nash & Haber LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court has called into question the validity of certain language frequently used in multiple Wills in Ontario (often referred to as "Primary" and "Secondary" Wills).
Miller Thomson LLP
A recent decision of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice may have an impact on your Wills if you have multiple Wills.
Gall
In light of the increasing number of unmarried parents in Hong Kong, there has been increasing discussion about the financial provision available to children born out of wedlock.
KCG Partners Law Firm
According to some sources from the Hungarian Prime Minister's Office, a lifelong personal income tax exemption is planned to be applied to mothers with at least three children.
Expatriate Law
Including 5 years of premarital cohabitation moving seamlessly into marriage, Adam and Kim had been married for 20 years. There are two children of the marriage aged 19 and 15.
SKRINE
The contract of marriage which binds two people together is a joyous occasion warranting the celebration of the community.
Expatriate Law
Mary and John are both British and were married for 25 years enjoying a high standard of living as expats in Singapore. One day John announced that he was miserable in the relationship...
Withers LLP
Nobody enters a marriage thinking it will end, but recent figures from the Office of National Statistics show that 42% of marriages now end in divorce.
Expatriate Law
Did you know that the country you choose to divorce in can directly impact what assets you're left with? Or that being an unmarried expat couple is a legal issue in some countries?
Expatriate Law
Suzie and Joe are British, but live in Dubai with their 2 children aged 4 and 6. They had been living in Dubai for 5 years and were happy there until their marriage began to deteriorate.
Hassan Elhais
Legal experts weigh in after legal expert calls for divorce law for women to be tightened
Hassan Elhais
Legal experts weigh in after legal expert calls for divorce law for women to be tightened.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
At some point during the course of your divorce, you will likely want to consider whether there is a better way to resolve the issues between you and your spouse without going to trial.
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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.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Singh & Associates
In a recent decision of Amardeep Singh vs. Harveen Kaur, the apex court had a chance to interpret the law regarding mandatory ‘cooling off' period ...
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
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.
Vaish Associates Advocates
A Will is made for disposition of property according to the wishes of the testator, after death.
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;...
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.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
Following are the summaries for this week's civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
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