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Cooper Grace Ward
Link to video discussing binding financial agreements and their alternative uses.
McCarthy Durie Lawyers
Considers the details you should be considering, looking out for & covering off when it comes to transferring a house.
Bartier Perry
Recent case examined a legal challenge to the validity of a Binding Death Benefit Nomination.
Unified Lawyers
If you are separated but still living together, understanding how your Centrelink payments are affected is crucial.
Justice Family Lawyers
Potential "loopholes" or strategies that some parents might use to reduce their child support payments.
JB Solicitors
Courts consider the context of family relationship and history when assessing whether dispute behaviour is intimidation.
Justice Family Lawyers
Discusses the grounds and process for having a BFA overturned in Australia.
Justice Family Lawyers
Emancipation refers to a legal process whereby a minor (under 18) is granted independence from their parents or guardians.
Canada
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In an effort to modernize estate law practice, several amendments to Ontario's inheritance laws have recently been implemented. These changes were largely prompted by the enactment...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Now that we are well and truly into calendar 2024, we have the benefit of hindsight. Here are four important Ontario Court of Appeal decisions on trust and estate matters as well as the 2023 "Case of the Year."
Kane Shannon Weiler
It is often said that there are two certainties in life: death and taxes. When someone dies in BC, these two certainties become reality.
FH&P Lawyers
As a family lawyer practicing in Kelowna, I strive for best practices for BC family lawyers. I am frequently struck by the lack of civility in family matters (by both the professionals and parties involved).
Torkin Manes LLP
While there are many practical implications associated with dying without a will (i.e., the appointment of executors/trustees, guardianship provisions and the distribution...
Torkin Manes LLP
Probate is the process by which an individual's will is certified by a provincial court, if necessary. Where an individual holds certain assets in his or her own name...
FH&P Lawyers
The Spring Break is a time of year that children and their parents alike look forward to. Spring Break is a special time of year with time spent skiing, or traveling or in Spring local activities...
Nelligan Law
In Ontario, family law matters arising over parenting time and contact are governed by the Children's Law Reform Act (CLRA). While the CLRA recognizes the importance of children maintaining...
India
Vaish Associates Advocates
Probate is the legal process of proving a will in Court and confirming its validity. The purpose of probate is to ensure that the deceased person's assets are distributed according to his wishes, as stated in his Will.
Jersey
Carey Olsen
Jersey's rules on the collateral succession of Jersey immovable property are about to undergo a major change as a result of the decision of the States of Jersey on 7 February 2024...
Malaysia
Zaid Ibrahim & Co
With the passing of a property owner, a grant of representation is required in order to deal with the property.
Barnard Inc.
Part 2: Clement Manyathela speaks to Isabel van den Ende, Senior Associate in the Family Law Department at Barnard, about the process of maintenance in the country and what rights parents...
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