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Kott Gunning
These are important changes relevant to legal practitioners who practice in the area of contested deceased estates.
Dale & Lessmann LLP
It is said that in this world, nothing is certain but death and taxes. Modern estate planning aims to assist individuals to navigate both of these unpleasant certainties.
Torkin Manes LLP
Over the years, monied spouses who do not have the protection of a marriage contract have tried numerous strategies to evade the long arm of family law legislation, with varying degrees of success.
Clark Wilson LLP
Upon the breakdown of a spousal relationship, dividing property between the two spouses is often a contentious issue.
McLennan Ross LLP
For many individuals in Alberta, living in a relationship of interdependence (a common law relationship) without the benefit of marriage is a choice
KPMG Luxembourg
Anyone in a family business knows that succession is a huge issue
Cavell Leitch
Many people often don't know how complicated inheritance laws can be, to deal with these overseas assets after you die.
Cavell Leitch
A testamentary promise is when a person agrees to make provision for another in their will as reward for services or work.
Cavell Leitch
Immoveable assets, such as land or anything affixed to land, is governed by the law of the land where it is situated.
Cavell Leitch
Any advancing or borrowing money inter-family (usually for property) should be formally discussed with a lawyer.
Paz Horowitz
Mediante la Resolución No. 071-2018, del PLENO DEL CONSEJO DE LA JUDICATURA, publicada en el Registro Oficial No. 270 de 26 de junio de 2018, se promulgó el Reglamento de Actuaciones ...
Brodies LLP
With the best summer weather we've seen in Scotland and the rest of the UK for years, you may be wishing you'd booked a staycation!
Giambrone
The London divorce courts are noted for fairness and the generosity of the English courts makes the UK ...
Expatriate Law
Parental responsibility (PR) is defined by law as
Withers LLP
In conversation – family lawyer and accredited mediator Suzanne Kingston and family consultant and accredited mediator Suzy Power discuss how valuable mediation can be in resolving family disputes.
Wright Hassall LLP
The Times newspaper reported on Saturday 30 June that there was a huge disparity in numbers between those likely to be affected by dementia and those preparing for it.
Brodies LLP
In May this year the Scottish Government issued a consultation paper on the reform of child law in Scotland.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
While many times a divorce or legal separation is a mutual decision, there are times when it is not. When that is the case, it is hard to even consider making a call to see a lawyer...
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Once the decision is made to file for divorce, the most common question asked, is how long will it take to finalize my divorce.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Every parent wants their children to have the opportunity to go to college and prepare themselves for a career. In the midst of a divorce case, however, making your children's college plans can be problematic.
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Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Solomon & Co.
The Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act, 1960 allows a member to nominate a person or persons to whom his share and interest in the co-operative society will be transferred...
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
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