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Carroll & O'Dea
A family provision claim is where a party applies to the court for a portion or a larger portion of a deceased's estate.
Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Kott Gunning
All parents must contribute to their children's financial support and this may be extended to dependent adult children.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Kott Gunning
However, probate could have been issued at considerably less time and expense if a properly drafted will had existed.
Fasken Martineau
This bulletin describes some of the general duties of an Agent under a Personal Directive, an Attorney under an enduring Power of Attorney and a Personal Representative under a Will...
Torkin Manes LLP
But if parents consistently support a child and his or her family and improve the family's lifestyle, what happens when the adult child separates from her spouse.
Fogler, Rubinoff LLP
As a general rule of thumb, we suggested that if your estate planning documents are more than three to five years old, it's time to review and up-date them.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
A Will differs from contracts and other executed documents in one important aspect.
Labuan IBFC Inc
In the estate planning arena, there has been a flurry of activities in various common law jurisdictions in legislating and promoting the concept of private foundation as an alternative to trust.
Cavell Leitch
The partner who purchased the ring is able to apply to the court for its return, or compensation for its value.
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.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
Marriage which changes the "personal" status, it also the "financial" status of the spouses as well.
Guzeloglu Attorneys-at-law
Türk Medeni Kanunu çerçevesinde mal rejimi; eşlerin sahip oldukları malları nasıl yöneteceklerini, bunlar üzerinde ne şekilde yararlanılıp...
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
The Law Commission has recently published a consultation paper on Wills.
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
We are accustomed, by making a Will, to having a relatively broad ability to control the disposition of our property following a death. But what about control of what happens to ourself, to our body and genetic tissue?
Bircham Dyson Bell LLP
Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) are familiar as the power that an individual can give to a trusted family member, or friend or professional, to deal with their affairs if they develop problems with mental capacity,
Expatriate Law
If you have been divorced outside of England and Wales in an expat hub such as Singapore, China, Dubai or the US, you may also have obtained a court order from that country...
Brodies LLP
I was interested to read the most recent statistics from our family law colleagues in the USA ( Florida Academy of Collaborative Professionals) which reinforced the results from an earlier International Academy...
Holland & Knight
Suppose you have a trust that provides for distributions to your descendants. Suppose further that your son dies having given his wife permission to use his frozen sperm.
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HHG Legal Group
After the start or end of a marriage, many people re-evaluate who should benefit from the estate following their death.
Separated parents can always ask the Court to vary parenting orders if it is in the best interests of their children.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Stacks Law Firm
Elder financial abuse is when a person takes advantage of an elder person's financial position for their own benefit.
Carroll & O'Dea
Disputes over super payments could be avoided if the deceased had nominated a beneficiary with each of the super funds.
Kott Gunning
Determining the time each parent is to spend with a child is complicated when one parent is working on a FIFO basis.
Focus Legal
A blended family is a family in which one or both partners have a child or children from a previous relationship.
HHG Legal Group
The article notes high hopes for ODR, estimating that 20 percent of family law disputes could be resolved by the system.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
This controversial High Court decision has significant implications for the views of the child in family law proceedings.
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