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Andorra
Abast Global SL
Private Client Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Andorra, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Guernsey
Walkers
In the first Briefing Note in our Contentious Probate Series, we considered the key issues that a person should have in mind when drawing up a Will in Guernsey.
Walkers
In this introductory Briefing Note, we consider the key issues that you should have in mind when drawing up a will in Guernsey.
Isle of Man
Simcocks
We all know that the Isle of Man and Channel Islands are not part of the UK. However, as Advocate Chris Brooks explains, in a recent case the English Court of Appeal found a ...
Italy
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
It is now unlawful in Italy to automatically give a child the surname of their father - link to discussion.
Boccadutri International Law Firm
The maintenance allowance is the financial compensation that is sent to a partner or child following a relationship crisis where the break-up is decided in front of a judge.
Jersey
Ocorian
What is a letter of wishes, what are the benefits of having one, and why should they be kept updated? Global Head of Private Clients, Nick Cawley explains.
Ogier
Making a will takes such a small amount of time, yet there is still a high proportion of people who die without leaving a valid will, known as dying 'intestate'.
Monaco
CMS Pasquier Ciulla Marquet Pastor Svara & Gazo
Lors de l'ouverture d'une succession, le principe est l'égalité du partage entre héritiers.
CMS Pasquier Ciulla Marquet Pastor Svara & Gazo
When an inheritance is opened, the principle is the equality of sharing between heirs.
UK
Gorvins Solicitors
None of us want to face the idea that our faculties may potentially fail us one day, and so many people put off thinking about such topics as making a Will or Lasting Power of Attorney until perhaps it is too late.
Withers LLP
The founder of a global corporation is declining in health. His ambitious children, scheming wife and an array of other relatives and advisers are jostling for position.
Withers LLP
When Steve Bing died in 2020, his then 18-year-old son, Damian Hurley, stood to inherit an estimated $250 million. The money was from a trust set up by Bing's father, a New York property entrepreneur...
Osbornes Law
Non-domiciled status has been high on the news agenda in recent weeks following the revelations of the tax affairs of the UK chancellor's wife, Akshata Murty.
Osbornes Law
The issue of non-domiciled status has hit the headlines recently, thanks to the UK chancellor Rishi Sunak and his wife, Akshata Murty.
Consilia Legal
"Children are human beings to whom respect is due, superior to us by reason of their innocence and of the greater possibilities for the future."
Burgess Mee
It is tragic when a parent dies before a child is born. But what about children purposefully conceived after a parent's death? With advances in assisted reproductive technology and cryopreservation...
Gorvins Solicitors
When it comes to matters of inheritance, matters can quickly become complicated when there is a dispute as to how the estate should be divided. In these instances, the court will consider the merit of the different claims before rendering a decision.
McDermott Will & Emery
Private Client Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of UK, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Withers LLP
There are specific considerations to take into account when preparing a Will for published authors who hold intellectual property rights arising from their written works.
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