Mondaq Asia Pacific: Family and Matrimonial
The article looks at the impact of domestic violence on financial cases, such as property settlements and contributions.
Article outlines when a court will be prepared to consider changing the surname of a child.
Article discusses the importance of disclosing assets in family law proceedings.
Article warns of dangers involved in allowing your former spouse to take your children overseas.
This article sets out how CGT is generally treated by the Family Court in family law property settlement proceedings.
The Court is not required to make orders to adopt a child's wishes if such a departure is in the child's "best interests".
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.
M Mulla Associates
Let's look at a situation where a married Hindu female dies intestate leaving behind her self -acquired properties.
M Mulla Associates
The Bombay High Court in its decision in Sajanbir Singh Anand and Ors. v. Raminder Kaur Anand and Ors., 2018 (3) BOMCR 740 held that there cannot be a straitjacket formula...
Expatriate Law
Under Law Number 1 of 1974 on Marriage ("1974 Marriage Law"), a marriage conducted in Indonesia becomes valid if it is done in accordance with each of [recognized] religion and belief in Indonesia.
Expatriate Law
Including 5 years of premarital cohabitation moving seamlessly into marriage, Adam and Kim had been married for 20 years. There are two children of the marriage aged 19 and 15.
The contract of marriage which binds two people together is a joyous occasion warranting the celebration of the community.
Cavell Leitch
Recent case highlights the obligation to recognise children and outlines the effects of estrangement on any entitlement.
Expatriate Law
Mary and John are both British and were married for 25 years enjoying a high standard of living as expats in Singapore. One day John announced that he was miserable in the relationship...
Withers LLP
When expat wives pack their suitcases and move with their husbands to Singapore, the thought of losing it all through a divorce would have never crossed their minds.
Withers LLP
Going through a divorce is never an easy process for anybody, but imagine having to go through it all alone – far away from your family and friends back at home.
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M Mulla Associates
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