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LGBTQ+ Rights In Hong Kong: Evidence Suggests Attitudes Are Changing
Pride Parades in support of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender (LGBTQ+) community are celebrated worldwide, as well as in many parts of Asia. However, LGBTQ+ rights are not recognised ...
Hong Kong
10 Oct 2019
Maintenance Rights Of Children Born Out Of Wedlock Where The Parentage Is To Be Determined
The parent of a child born out of wedlock may make a claim for child maintenance pursuant to s.10 of the Guardianship of Minors Ordinance (Cap. 13) ("GMO").
Hong Kong
25 Sep 2019
关于父方上诉人上诉反对初审法官允许母方应诉人带两名婚生子女离开香港前往美国迈阿密一案,上诉法院于 2019 年 7 月 25 日给出判决理由。
20 Sep 2019
Privacy Within A Relationship And In Family Proceedings
Loretta Ho examines the Court's view on the use of confidential documents and information obtained by ‘self-help' means.
Hong Kong
12 Sep 2019
Why Mediation Should Be Used To Resolve Child Custody Disputes In Hong Kong
When parties decide to separate and divorce, this can be devastating for their children. Parents are all too often embroiled in their own dispute to realise the effect that their actions
Hong Kong
14 Aug 2019
Can I Leave Hong Kong With My Child? – Catherine Tso Examines The Approach Taken By The Hong Kong Court In Relocation Cases
As an international finance centre, families from all over the world relocate to Hong Kong for work purposes.
Hong Kong
11 Mar 2019
Financial Provision For Children Born Out Of Wedlock
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.
Hong Kong
8 Nov 2018
How To Handle Child Maintenance After Cross-Border Marriages Break Down
The need for a solution to the problem of reciprocal recognition and enforcement of matrimonial judgments between Hong Kong and Mainland China has long been recognised.
Hong Kong
1 Oct 2018
Guide To Child Adoption In Hong Kong
Adoption in Hong Kong is governed by Adoption Ordinance. The process begins with the consent of the birth parent(s) to put the child up for adoption.
Hong Kong
20 Jul 2018
Surrogacy In Hong Kong: All You Need To Know About The Risks And Legal Ramifications Involved
The controversial topic of surrogacy has again hit the headlines recently with the story of the Japanese billionaire who has fathered 13 children through Thai surrogate mothers.
Hong Kong
17 Apr 2018
De Facto Partners – How To Protect Yourself If You Are Not Married
There is no distinction between Hong Kong residents and expats in their treatment by the law courts in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong
10 Mar 2017
Why Hong Kong Child Custody Reform Faces More Delay Despite Lawyers' Support
Chief justice and Bar Association have endorsed legislative proposal that would clarify outdated and confused concepts such as child custody, care and control, but government inertia may hold up its enactment
Hong Kong
6 Jul 2016
When Love Breaks Down
Although we all hope it will never happen to us it's a sad fact that many marriages end in divorce. Here is some advice on how to handle things.
Hong Kong
18 Feb 2016
How Hong Kong's Children Of Unwed Parents Miss Out In A Break-Up
Is there discrimination against children born out of wedlock?
Hong Kong
2 Dec 2015
Statutory Paternity Leave Legislation
At the end of last year, the Legislative Council passed the long-awaited Employment Amendment Bill 2014, granting three days' paid paternity leave to eligible employees.
Hong Kong
30 Mar 2015
Hong Kong’s Top Court Follows Radmacher And Charman
The Withers family law team in Hong Kong continues to be at the forefront of developing family law in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong
25 Oct 2014
Succession - Which "Mother" is Entitled to Inherit Under the Intestates' Estates Ordinance?
In the late 1940s, Mr Tsang Kei Hung ("Mr Tsang Senior") married Madam Leung according to Chinese customs and she gave birth to 3 children, one of them was Dr Tsang.
Hong Kong
8 Jun 2010
Challenging A Will: The Inheritance (Provision for Family and Dependants) Ordinance
Where a deceased has by his Will, or by the effects of intestacy, failed to provide properly for his spouse, children, relatives or dependants, the court may order reasonable provision to be made out of the deceased's net estate for the maintenance of them.
Hong Kong
8 Oct 2008
Wills And Probate
When a man dies, his estate will, after deduction of debts, funeral and testamentary expenses, be distributed according to his will or to the intestate law.
Hong Kong
12 Mar 2007
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