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Cooper Grace Ward
Recent amendments to the Child Support (Assessment) Act 1989 are retrospective and affect all Binding Child Support Agreements.
Swaab Attorneys
This article considers some recent family law cases where alcohol was raised as an issue in parenting proceedings.
Kott Gunning
The case demonstrates the type of evidence required to contest a will and the high threshold needed in order to succeed.
Corrs Chambers Westgarth
This decision addresses the issue of whether post-mortem sperm retrieval should be permitted for reproductive purposes.
Madgwicks
The Court held that the reference to "my nieces and nephews" in his will is a reference to his wife's nieces and nephews.
Torkin Manes LLP
Laurie Pawlitza, a partner in the family law group at Toronto firm Torkin Manes LLP, characterizes C-78 as a successful catch-up effort by the federal government.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Who is a "millennial?" A common perception is that millennials are a loosely defined group of people born between approximately 1981 to 1996, some of whom have garnered a notorious reputation...
Miller Thomson LLP
Undue influence is a troubling issue in estate planning as it is not always apparent to even the most experienced of lawyers when taking instructions from clients
Miller Thomson LLP
An ailing parent in the final days of her life wants to give an investment account to her children.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
On September 28, 2017, the Supreme Court of Canada denied leave to appeal in McDonald v McDonald, 2017 BCCA 255, in which the B.C. Court of Appeal held that the unpaid labour of children in a family setting...
Torkin Manes LLP
"Cases that deal with very high incomes test the outer limits of our thinking about spousal support," said the trial judge in the 2016 case of Halliwell v Halliwell after a two and a half week trial.
Minden Gross LLP
And I'll finish off with a summary of why setting up a trust is worthwhile in the first place.
Mandaris
Malta, traditionally a civil law jurisdiction, has adopted the trust law into its legislation and permits therefore not only the establishment of trusts, but also accepts and recognises foreign trusts...
Altenburger Ltd legal + tax
Schweizer Praktiker, die in Russland wohnhaften Klienten mit einem Bezug zur Schweiz oder zur EU betreuen, können mit schwierigen grenzüberschreitenden erbrechtlichen Fragen konfrontiert werden.
Brodies LLP
A recent decision from the Supreme Court has sparked debate on the practice of English Courts awarding indefinite maintenance to spouses on divorce.
Giambrone & Partners
The recent High Court ruling in the divorce case involving Nasreen Akhtar and her husband, Mohammed Shabaz Khan ...
Hassan Elhais
In my publication this week, I explain that the guardianship will be granted to the father, not to the mother. Even if there are any other circumstances also the mother will not be granted guardianship.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
You have just filed for a divorce, and within a few days, the opposing party has sent a list of documents that you need to produce going back several years ...
Proskauer Rose LLP
Every person has a domicile. This rarely-considered fact has far-reaching consequences, including where and how an individual is taxed.
STA Law Firm
A professional women's working hours might be from 9 to 6, but a housewife's job doesn't end there.
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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...
Surry Partners
Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
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.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
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.
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.
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.
Vivek Nasa & Associates
Transfer of cases relating to Matrimonial Disputes from a court situated in a particular state to a court situated in another state, can only be done by the way of Transfer Petition...
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