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Legalstone Solicitors LLP
The Matrimonial Causes Act, 1971 (Act 367) governs the current law on divorce in Ghana. The law provides that, a petition for divorce may be presented to the court by either party to a marriage.
CWalsh Law Offices
An enduring power of attorney - sometimes called a lasting power of attorney - allows you to appoint someone to manage your financial affairs and to make decisions about your physical well-being and personal issues when you are no longer competent to do so.
CWalsh Law Offices
The Israeli courts have jurisdiction over an estate either if the deceased was resident in Israel or if the estate includes Israeli assets.
CWalsh Law Offices
If you own a property, have funds in a bank account or own other assets in Israel, we strongly suggest that you consider drafting a separate Israeli will.
CWalsh Law Offices
Your Will needs to be clear and comprehensive, for obvious reasons. To assist you in assembling the information you require, we have complied the following list.
CWalsh Law Offices
If you are not tax-resident in Israel, life-time transfers of residential property between family members are taxable transactions, even if the transfer is in the form of a gift for no consideration.
Anjarwalla & Khanna
On 11 October 2018, the High Court made an order in the matter of Salim Abdalla v Swabra Abdulla (Miscellaneous Civil Application Number 20 of 2014), which reconfirmed that in Kenya only the High Court has jurisdiction ...
TRIPLEOKLAW Advocates LLP
Marysheila Oduor, Partner and head of Family Law at TRIPLEOKLAW, comments on the types of services provided by the department.
Kaplan & Stratton
It is a fact of life that death is inevitable so we might as well actively plan for it by writing a Will.
Perchstone & Graeys
People tend to measure their success by the milestones they attain during their lifetimes. The usual markers are: levels of wealth, power, and influence.
Perchstone & Graeys
Ahmed Musa is the first son of Alhaji Bamako Dogoyaro, one of Africa's wealthiest entrepreneurs. He met Jumoke Smith at Shoprite Plaza sometime in November 2017 during her shift as a sales attendant in the mall.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
A Will is a document of distribution of private assets which takes effect upon the maker's death.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In Nigeria, the Probate Registry of most States is where all the activities relating to obtaining legal instruments to facilitate the legal administration and management of estates take place.
Lex Artifex, LLP
If someone has died leaving behind money in the bank, landed properties or personal belongings, and you want to take over these assets, or want to administer, manage, distribute, or sell off the assets;...
Hamdan AlShamsi Lawyers & Legal Consultants
Very significant changes have been made to the DIFC Wills and Probate Registry Rules.
STA Law Firm
Wills is one of the ways in the process of planning for succession in the United Arab Emirates.
Hassan Elhais
Through this article, I will highlight three important points to be considered by either spouse, if the other half has abducted the child from another country to the UAE without proper authorization and consent.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
When deciding the appropriate jurisdiction to divorce in, an influencing factor may be the potential outcomes following a divorce in either UAE or UK.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
The answer depends on where you got married : Any marriage that takes place in the UAE must be registered at the relevant UAE Court.
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Legalstone Solicitors LLP
The Matrimonial Causes Act, 1971 (Act 367) governs the current law on divorce in Ghana. The law provides that, a petition for divorce may be presented to the court by either party to a marriage.
S.P.A. Ajibade & Co.
In Nigeria, the Probate Registry of most States is where all the activities relating to obtaining legal instruments to facilitate the legal administration and management of estates take place.
Hassan Elhais
The principal source of law of inheritance in UAE is Shariah and on the basis of which several Federal Laws have been promulgated.
Hassan Elhais
Question: If someone has chosen a beneficiary for their life insurance policy, does the insurance payout become part of the inheritance after the death of that person or is it only given
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
The answer depends on where you got married : Any marriage that takes place in the UAE must be registered at the relevant UAE Court.
James Berry and Associates Legal Consultants
Summer in the UAE is traditionally a quiet part of the year when many families head home to spend the time in cooler climes.
Famsville Solicitors
Over 23% of pregnant Nigerian women insist on giving birth to their children abroad.
CWalsh Law Offices
An enduring power of attorney - sometimes called a lasting power of attorney - allows you to appoint someone to manage your financial affairs and to make decisions about your physical well-being and personal issues when you are no longer competent to do so.
Hassan Elhais
Through this article, I will highlight three important points to be considered by either spouse, if the other half has abducted the child from another country to the UAE without proper authorization and consent.
CWalsh Law Offices
The Israeli courts have jurisdiction over an estate either if the deceased was resident in Israel or if the estate includes Israeli assets.
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