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Kells
Epstein changes Will leaving everything to a private trust thus making it more difficult for his accusers to receive damages.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The principle in Kennon (where the assessment is adjusted due to family violence) applies in exceptional circumstances.
Carroll & O'Dea
This case is an interesting example of the Court's willingness to recognise an informal will in unique circumstances.
Carroll & O'Dea
PCG 2019/5 provides a "safe harbour" compliance approach, if circumstances comply with the conditions listed in the PCG.
Carroll & O'Dea
Bob Hawke's estate will now come before the Court, as his daughter Rosslyn prepares to take action to dispute his will.
HHG Legal Group
Quality estate planning is vital to ensure that your specific family circumstances, customs and dynamics are considered.
Kells
It is vital to seek expert legal advice at the first opportunity when separating or considering separating from your partner.
Clark Wilson LLP
A common question raised by individuals upon entering litigation is how legal fees will be paid if they are successful in court.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
On September 1, 2019, changes came into effect in the Family Law Rules (See: O. Reg. 250/19, s. 1) relating to special parties and child parties and expert opinion evidence.
Torkin Manes LLP
In most cases, separated spouses resolve the issues arising from their separation by way of a written agreement between them. While it is hoped that the agreement will remain tucked away ...
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
People often wish to ensure confidentiality in doing their estate planning as an important goal.
Bedell Cristin Cayman Partnership
A second international bank in Jersey has been fined for the offence of intermeddling under the Probate (Jersey) Law 1998 (the "Probate Law").
Charles Russell Speechlys
Building a family as an LGBTI+ parent takes planning. Whether your family grows through IVF, a co-parenting arrangement or surrogacy, the addition of a new family member is life changing.
Withers LLP
In this podcast, we look at how art collectors can use estate planning to protect their valuable art collections. Our host and art lawyer Diana Wierbicki talks to David Stein about how art is a ...
DAC Beachcroft LLP
This is the question at the heart of the long running saga of D (A Child) which has finally reached its conclusion today with the highest court in the land ruling that the answer is ‘no'
Withers LLP
John and Ann Scarle lived in a bungalow in Leigh on Sea. They did not have any children together, but both had a daughter from previous relationships (Ann's daughter being Deborah, John's Anna).
Dickinson Wright PLLC
I recently had lunch with a non-lawyer friend who, like me, has been married over 30 years (34 years for me; 31 for him).
Weintraub Tobin Chediak Coleman Grodin Law Corporation
Typically, only those of us who are trusts and estates attorneys geek out over the fascinating problems that handwritten wills create.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
Property distribution at divorce is not an easy task. It is difficult for both the Courts and the divorcing parties.
ChimwaMurombe Legal Practice
A Deed of Transfer is a legal document that shows proof of ownership to an immovable property.
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Blaney McMurtry LLP
Topics covered included another decision in the ongoing Residential School Settlement saga (procedural fairness), family law (unequal division of property and striking pleadings for failure to comply with disclosure order)
Blaney McMurtry LLP
In Dermann v. Baker, 2019 ONCA 584, the Court considered the qualifying of certain witnesses as experts for the purposes of r. 53.03 of the Rules of Civil Procedure
Wynn Williams Lawyers
A prenup allows you to contract out of the Property (Relationships) Act and set your own rules for division of property.
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
Did you know that it may be advantageous to file a gift tax return when transferring property to, or for the benefit of, a family member even when a gift tax return is not required?
Ostrow Reisin Berk & Abrams
For many business owners, estate planning and succession planning go hand in hand. If you are the owner of a closely held business, you likely have a significant portion of your wealth tied up
Herbert Smith Freehills
A recent decision of the High Court clarified that where a beneficiary of a will predeceases the testator and the gift vests in the beneficiary's children under s. 33 of the Wills Act 1837
Hewitsons LLP
I own my home and my partner is soon to move in with me. A friend suggested a cohabitation agreement. Do you think that's really necessary? What are the benefits?
GuernseyFinance
As fiduciary professionals, we are operating in a rapidly evolving world of international families and ownership structures; one where international regulation and compliance requirements become increasingly complex just as clients become more global in their outlook.
Withers LLP
If you are going to do it, take the time to do it right. That's the message coming from the courts about executing pre-nuptial agreements, particularly those that have a cross-jurisdictional element.
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