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Parental responsibility is not the same as spending equal time with the child.
Stacks Law Firm
The transgender daughter argued that the deceased owed her a moral duty to provide for her maintenance and support.
Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Court has a wide discretion in deciding occupation orders for separated couples who cannot share the family home.
Depending on the outcome of a paternity test, a court can make a conclusive declaration as to the child's parentage.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
If there is no body, estate assets can remain frozen for years until a Court order declares the missing person dead.
Holding Redlich
This case is a reminder of the risk of a family provision claim, even when there is a surviving spouse and parent.
Kott Gunning
The Family Provision Act 1972 protects stepchildren's rights to apply for provision from a deceased step-parent's estate.
Carroll & O'Dea
Judge places weight on medical evidence in case involving a request to revoke the appointment of the Trustee as manager of estate.
Withers LLP
The long-expected Civil Code of the People's Republic of China (" Civil Code ") has been passed by the 13th National People's Congress (" NPC ")
Hong Kong
Kajal Aswani and Chantelle Woo have written an article on cross-border divorce and disputes relating to child custody for Hong Kong Economic Times – TOPick...
Planning to have a small ceremony here and another one overseas? Here's what you need to know…
Hong Kong, with its colonial connection to the United Kingdom before the 1997 handover, continues to be a popular city for British expatriates to come to explore opportunities.
Upon divorce, the Hong Kong Court has the power to make orders for financial provision between spouses. In making such orders...
Dealing with the breakdown of a relationship is never easy.
Since early 2020, the world has been experiencing an unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic which is affecting many aspects of people's lives, including travelling plans...
Rajani Associates
I want to transfer my property equally between my three daughters.
Khaitan & Co
On 11 August 2020, a three-judge Bench of the Hon'ble Supreme Court delivered a landmark ruling in Vineeta Sharma v Rakesh Sharma and Ors, Civil Appeal No 32601 of 2018, affirming the equal rights of daughters to coparcenary property.
New Zealand
Cavell Leitch
A recent High Court case shows the difficulties of deciding what indicates whether a de facto relationship exists.
Cavell Leitch
Under New Zealand law, a person's Will will be automatically revoked upon marriage (or if entering into a civil union).
Cavell Leitch
Determining which party is entitled to retain the engagement ring will depend on the specific facts of each case.
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