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Middle East & Africa
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
The Black's Law Dictionary2 defines the words ‘next of kin' as the person or persons most closely related to a descendant by blood or affinity.
Alliance Law Firm
Ifeoma (real name withheld), a fair skinned pretty lady who worked as a cook at a busy canteen in a Lagos suburb fell in love with Bobo (real name withheld)...
J-K Gadzama LLP
Private Client Comparative Guide for the jurisdiction of Nigeria, check out our comparative guides section to compare across multiple countries
Andersen in Nigeria
Organisation, management and administration of assets, investments and wealth is paramount in the affairs of the wealthy.
South Africa
Barnard Inc Attorneys
The Constitutional Court will soon have to consider whether an order granted in the Pretoria High Court should be confirmed or not.
Adams & Adams
On 11 May 2022 the Pretoria High Court ordered that Section 7(3)(a) of the Divorce Act, 70 of 1979, is declared inconsistent with the Constitution.
Barnard Inc Attorneys
A question often received is whether a beneficiary nomination in a policy will take precedence over the last registered will if, for instance, the beneficiary is married out of community of property?...
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Surrogacy is a method of assisted reproduction where intended parents work with a gestational surrogate who will carry and care for their baby (ies) until birth.
Barnard Inc Attorneys
Last week it was reported that the Pretoria High Court has declared a part of the Children's Act, which regulates the parental rights of couples who conceive children through artificial insemination, unconstitutional.
Adams & Adams
Pretoria – The Gauteng High Court, Pretoria, has reserved judgment in an application that could pave the way for divorcing spouses, married out of community of property and without the accrual system...
Barnard Inc Attorneys
The family law team at Barnard Inc was approached by YFM recently, and asked to explain the legalities and requirements for changing a surname, ...
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
The Emirate of Dubai has issued a new executive decision, called the Dubai Executive Council Decision No. 16 of 2022 (Dubai Decision )
Hassan Elhais
This question is often raised by couples who are planning a divorce and hence are concerned...
Hassan Elhais
Expatriates have enjoyed living in the UAE for many years but often do not understand the application of the UAE laws on them.
Hassan Elhais
United Arab Emirates is a host to millions of expatriates and foreigners who have made UAE their home. As a result, the UAE laws also cater to these expats and foreigners.
Hassan Elhais
Such a query is often concerning Muslims, as pursuant to the Islamic Sharia laws, a Muslim male may have as many as four wives.
Hassan Elhais
In a recent development, the Ras Al Khaimah Courts Department has launched a new electronic registration system for family cases. The new service can be accessed through the official electronic portal...
Hassan Elhais
When dealing with divorce, you might have inadvertently come across various facets of what is commonly referred to as ‘family law'.
Hassan Elhais
This webinar is designed to give you an overview on the UAE Family law on matters related to marriage, divorce, custody, maintenance and affiliation in the UAE.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
So many at times, I have received this question on what works better when safeguarding one's estate after death.
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