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HHG Legal Group
Some takeaways about de facto relationships in a recent AFR article, with a clarification of certain family law issues.
Cooper Grace Ward
The Family Law Act states that, other than in exceptional circumstances, each party should bear their own costs.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
Most separated or divorced parents share parental responsibilities and have an equal say in their child's medical issues.
Cooper Grace Ward
Both alternatives relate to what happens to your superannuation benefits when you die.
Cooper Grace Ward
Family law clients should take a commercial approach to the value of their personal belongings and goods and chattels.
Cooper Grace Ward
Clients often seek advice about options to appeal after an unfavourable decision regarding their family law matter.
British Virgin Islands
Collas Crill
When a person has passed away leaving assets situated in the British Virgin Islands (BVI), such assets will generally be inaccessible until a Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration...
Canada
Watson Goepel LLP
Let's face it, making an estate plan is probably not the activity on the top of your to-do list. Most Canadians do not have a valid will.
Clark Wilson LLP
In the recent BC Provincial Court decision of C.M.J.G v. M.M.C., 2022 BCPC 3 (January 7, 2022), the Honorable Judge Brecknell in Prince George has declined to confirm or deny a mother's request...
Siskinds LLP
In family law, there is a long-held misconception that mothers will be favoured over fathers for decision-making responsibility (custody) and parenting time (access).
Field LLP
Lisa Statt Foy helps to clear up some of the misconceptions associated with the topic on the probate process, Power of Attorney, and enduring power of attorney relating to real estate.
McLennan Ross LLP
It is a well-known fact, or at least it should be, that having a Will prepared prior to your demise is a wise choice.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
In this episode of the Ontario Family Law Podcast, Certified Specialist in Family Law, John Schuman, explains how easy and quick (or not) it will be to get an Ontario Divorce. He explains what is required to qualify for a divorce in Ontario.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
As important as having a Will in place that clearly outlines your wishes and intentions after your death is, it ultimately won't matter if the Will cannot be located on your death.
Lindsay Kenney LLP
In today's digital world, lawyers and clients are more reliant on technology.
Hong Kong
Withers LLP
Cryptocurrency is a fast-growing industry and one which is still poorly understood by many people. It also comes in many forms: there is Bitcoin...
Withers LLP
Bill and Melinda Gates's announcement that their 25-year marriage was "irretrievably broken" was a reminder that even the most successful-seeming relationships can break down.
Withers LLP
On 11th January, the Hong Kong Government announced that Hong Kong children from as young as 5 years old can be given the Sinovac vaccine produced in China, and children from the age of 12 years old...
Jersey
Walkers
In an interesting recent English Court of Appeal decision, Partington v Rossiter [2021] EWCA Civ 1564, the Court determined that where an English will was expressed...
Ogier
This type of issue with wills is not an uncommon scenario.
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