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Bahrain
Charles Russell Speechlys
Family analysis: In deciding whether the tort of deceit should apply to married couples, the court concluded that a deceit claim in relation to paternity
Nigeria
Fred-Young & Evans
Most people associate the making of a Will with the anticipation of death.
South Africa
Dykes Van Heerden Inc
The above, however, does not apply to marriages between black people married prior to 1988.
Schoemanlaw Inc.
The 30th November 2019 marked the last day for Parliament to rectify the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act No. 120 1998 ("the RCMA")
Adams & Adams
The reality is that children will end up with some sort of "baggage," both during and after the divorce takes place. However, it is up to the parents to determine what the extent of the "baggage"
Schoemanlaw Inc.
Often people are bullied to believe that the breach of a promise to marry may not only be humiliating but may also hold serious financial implications for the guilty party.
SWVG Inc.
In present-day South Africa, it is becoming increasingly popular for two unmarried individuals to live together as a couple.
Abrahams & Gross Inc.
This means that one joint estate belongs to both spouses in equal undivided shares.
Tanzania
STA Law Firm
The month of October brought about a monumental change in Tanzania when on 23 October 2019, the Court of Appeal passed a judgment that minor women
United Arab Emirates
Hassan Elhais
This is in accordance with Article 120(4) of the new Law.
STA Law Firm
The United Arab Emirates Law of inheritance is very broad. It is suitable for not only Muslims but can be applied to inheritance cases involving people of any religion and nationality.
Hassan Elhais
The vast majority of family court cases may have recourse to witness testimony, which can be very determinative to the outcome of the case.
Schluuter Graf & Partners
his Legal Briefing provides an overview of the changes introduced by the New Rules.
STA Law Firm
Due to rising income and wealth, marriage and divorce have now started becoming a complex transaction. Pre-nuptial agreements have come to rescue for such complicated marital issues arising out...
Zimbabwe
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
A perennial dark cloud had been hanging over the lives of all female children in Zimbabwe....
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
The end times ought to be approaching and approaching fast! If during Jesus' time men had the kindness in their heart to acknowledge and take care of their offspring regardless of the inherent evil they possessed, ...
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
The Ante nuptial contract is at the heart of modern marriage systems. Known also as the Pre nup, this agreement is sui generis (unique) primarily because of the consequences it enforces and the parties to which it strictly applies to.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
A Deed of Transfer is a legal document that shows proof of ownership to an immovable property.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
A boy was left at a very tender age, his parents were involved in a car accident and they died on the spot. Boom! Boom! That was the end of his luxurious life and a journey into uncertainty.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
Property distribution at divorce is not an easy task. It is difficult for both the Courts and the divorcing parties.
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