Mondaq Asia Pacific - Hong Kong: Family and Matrimonial
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The parent of a child born out of wedlock may make a claim for child maintenance pursuant to s.10 of the Guardianship of Minors Ordinance (Cap. 13) ("GMO").
Gall
Loretta Ho examines the Court's view on the use of confidential documents and information obtained by ‘self-help' means.
Withers LLP
When parties decide to separate and divorce, this can be devastating for their children. Parents are all too often embroiled in their own dispute to realise the effect that their actions
Gall
In light of the increasing number of unmarried parents in Hong Kong, there has been increasing discussion about the financial provision available to children born out of wedlock.
Withers LLP
The need for a solution to the problem of reciprocal recognition and enforcement of matrimonial judgments between Hong Kong and Mainland China has long been recognised.
Withers LLP
Adoption in Hong Kong is governed by Adoption Ordinance. The process begins with the consent of the birth parent(s) to put the child up for adoption.
Withers LLP
The controversial topic of surrogacy has again hit the headlines recently with the story of the Japanese billionaire who has fathered 13 children through Thai surrogate mothers.
Withers LLP
There is no distinction between Hong Kong residents and expats in their treatment by the law courts in Hong Kong.
Withers LLP
Will the UK's own divorce from the European Union - ending a "marriage" going back to 1973 - affect divorces at the personal level for those with cross-border financial interests at stake?
Withers LLP
Chief justice and Bar Association have endorsed legislative proposal that would clarify outdated and confused concepts such as child custody, care and control, but government inertia may hold up its enactment
Withers LLP
Although we all hope it will never happen to us it's a sad fact that many marriages end in divorce. Here is some advice on how to handle things.
Withers LLP
Mediation and other alternative dispute resolution mechanisms are preferable to a court case; you don't want to make a separation more traumatic for children than it already is.
Withers LLP
Is there discrimination against children born out of wedlock?
Withers LLP
The Withers family law team in Hong Kong continues to be at the forefront of developing family law in Hong Kong.
Withers LLP
Withers are delighted to have taken the lead in a ground-breaking case in Hong Kong concerning prenuptial and separation agreements.
Oldham, Li & Nie
The deceased's estate can be administered by the Executor named in the Will of the deceased or an Administrator appointed by the Court.
Oldham, Li & Nie
An executor is a person appointed by Will to carry out the administration of the estate.
Oldham, Li & Nie
Although people in Hong Kong enjoy testamentary freedom, there are situations where a Will can be contested.
Withers LLP
The recently published 2010 Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management/Capgemini World Wealth Report shows that in the last year there were three million high net worth individuals in Asia.
Angela Wang & Co.,
In the late 1940s, Mr Tsang Kei Hung ("Mr Tsang Senior") married Madam Leung according to Chinese customs and she gave birth to 3 children, one of them was Dr Tsang.
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Gall
Loretta Ho examines the Court's view on the use of confidential documents and information obtained by ‘self-help' means.
Gall
The parent of a child born out of wedlock may make a claim for child maintenance pursuant to s.10 of the Guardianship of Minors Ordinance (Cap. 13) ("GMO").
Withers LLP
When parties decide to separate and divorce, this can be devastating for their children. Parents are all too often embroiled in their own dispute to realise the effect that their actions
Withers LLP
The need for a solution to the problem of reciprocal recognition and enforcement of matrimonial judgments between Hong Kong and Mainland China has long been recognised.
Withers LLP
The controversial topic of surrogacy has again hit the headlines recently with the story of the Japanese billionaire who has fathered 13 children through Thai surrogate mothers.
Gall
In light of the increasing number of unmarried parents in Hong Kong, there has been increasing discussion about the financial provision available to children born out of wedlock.
Withers LLP
Adoption in Hong Kong is governed by Adoption Ordinance. The process begins with the consent of the birth parent(s) to put the child up for adoption.
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