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Epstein changes Will leaving everything to a private trust thus making it more difficult for his accusers to receive damages.
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.
Carroll & O'Dea
An individual can manage the future distribution of their super fund balance by nominating beneficiaries in the fund.
HHG Legal Group
Quality estate planning is vital to ensure that your specific family circumstances, customs and dynamics are considered.
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.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
People often wish to ensure confidentiality in doing their estate planning as an important goal.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The utility of marriage contracts is often measured in a vacuum. And rarely do lawyers and their clients consider the benefits that they can provide in protecting the sanctity of family trusts.
Blaney McMurtry LLP
The headline decision this week is Toronto (City) v Ontario (Attorney General). Everyone will recall that the Better Local Government Act, 2018,...
Rotfleisch & Samulovitch P.C.
As we will explain, it is very important to seek proper advice and assistance from an experienced Canadian tax lawyer prior to granting a power of attorney.
Sadany & Khalifa Law Firm
The procedures of the notarization differ from one case to another depending on the kind of documents needed to be notarized.
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").
Although the smallest member of the European Union (EU), Malta is a leading European financial centre and is one of the most cost-effective onshore jurisdictions in Europe to form a company.
Enabling high-net-worth clients to retain control of their assets while keeping maintenance costs to a minimum, Client Director
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In Lagos State, as in other States in Nigeria, the Probate Registry, under the supervision of the High Court, has the exclusive jurisdiction to issue grants of probate...
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 ...
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).
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
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)
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
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.
Wrigleys Solicitors
A family constitution can help provide structure alongside future-proofing the business.
Herrington Carmichael
People who live together are taxed separately and each person has their own personal allowance entitlement.
Hewitsons LLP
The High Court is attempting to disentangle a complex family trust case. In Rogge v Rogge wealthy parents put millions into a trust for their young son who became severely disabled as a result of a Polo accident.
Clark Wilson LLP
The case of Gully v Gully, 2018 BCSC 1590 provides useful insight on a peril of putting property into joint tenancy. The decision illustrates the importance of considering the financial status...
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