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Bartier Perry
Trustees should be aware of benefits of DNA testing to resolve inheritance disputes or estate administration problems.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
In making orders pertaining to parenting, a Judge will order that it must be within the best interests of the children.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
Very few people seem to have actually considered how they would like their remains to be disposed of after their death.
Swaab
This article asks and answers family law questions about divorce and separation in Australia and in New South Wales.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Much has been written in recent years about the role of the "trusted advisor".
Carey Olsen
We have deep understanding of the complexity surrounding the legal, business and personal aspects of running a family office in the Cayman Islands.
Conyers
Where a person has died and left assets in the Cayman Islands, it is not possible to deal with those assets without first obtaining a grant of representation from the relevant local Court.
Giambrone & Partners
One of the most difficult aspects of divorce is making arrangements for the children of the marriage; their well being and where they shall live are rarely easy decisions.
Withers LLP
‘We want to raise our children as equal partners and feel that a civil partnership – a modern, symmetrical institution – sets the best example for them.'
Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
Succession law in Scotland moves slowly, as evidenced by the fact that the current legislation was enacted in 1964.
Wrigleys Solicitors
People who become the subject of Court of Protection proceedings often do so at a time when their life has been impacted by a significant event,
Expatriate Law
After many years of campaigning, the government have decided to reform the current divorce laws in England.
DAC Beachcroft LLP
New guidance has just been issued by the Department of Health which has the potential to revolutionise the ownership of NHS Property Services Limited and Community Health Partnership owned property on NHS Trust estates.
Giambrone & Partners
There can be many reasons why the parents of a family are unable to care for their children, for whatever reason the Local Authorities have a duty to ensure that those children are protected
McLane Middleton, Professional Association
I am thinking about getting a divorce. Will the new tax laws make settlement more difficult?
Dickinson Wright PLLC
While having two parents who live not only in the same state, but within a reasonable driving distance from each other is ideal, this may not always be possible.
Lowndes, Drosdick, Doster, Kantor & Reed, P.A.
Do you have a loved one who recently passed away and you are concerned that their will or trust was procured by undue influence?
Holland & Knight
With the aging population and signs that elder abuse is on the rise, it seems that now is a time to provide a reminder of some red flags that could alert you to the suffering of your client.
Eide Bailly LLP
The IRS Section 7520 rate will remain at 2.8% for June.
Shearman & Sterling LLP
As a general rule, it is advisable to revisit your estate plan every few years, or if some major change occurs in your personal circumstances or in applicable law. Recent historic changes to the tax law warrant revisiting your estate plan now.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Here are this week's summaries of the civil decisions of the Court of Appeal for Ontario.
Carroll & O'Dea
An overseas marriage cannot be registered in Australia but a foreign certificate is evidence that a marriage occurred.
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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.
Legalstone Solicitors LLP
The Matrimonial Causes Act, 1971 (Act 367) governs the current law on divorce in Ghana. The law provides that, a petition for divorce may be presented to the court by either party to a marriage.
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