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Di Rosa Lawyers
Probate practice was the first to transition to CourtSA, the digital platform of the SA Courts Administration Authority.
Swaab
What hap­pens if family law property pro­ceed­ings have com­menced and then a par­ty to the pro­ceed­ings dies?
Cooper Grace Ward
It is difficult to include an inheritance in a property settlement, and each matter will turn on its unique facts.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
People often don't realise that there is a process and procedure that they must follow when they decide to divorce.
Paterson & Dowding
Geographical size and population distribution mean that many find it difficult and costly to access legal advice in WA.
Paterson & Dowding
This expert panel was asked to report on significant and emerging issues in family law, particularly for WA, in 2019.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
Der Oberste Gerichtshof (OGH) hat erst kürzlich mit einer vielbeachteten Entscheidung zum Formerfordernis fremdhändiger Testamente für Wirbel gesorgt.
Preslmayr Rechtsanwälte OG
In order to avoid the risk that a will might be invalid, it is thus recommended to check it for compliance with the formal requirements.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
More than ever, unmarried (or "common law") couples are living in conjugal relationships that are indistinguishable from marriage. Many of these couples will be surprised to learn that, in Ontario,
Gowling WLG
If you have multiple wills, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice's recent decision in Re Milne may have an impact on your wills.
Clark Wilson LLP
In a recent BC Supreme Court case, Zhang v. Fan, 2018 BCSC 2162, Clark Wilson LLP successfully obtained a $350,000 interim advance for legal fees on behalf of its client.
Torkin Manes LLP
In recent times, the concept of family has experienced tremendous change.
R&P China Lawyers
Inheritance in China is regulated by the PRC Inheritance Law (1985), and a judicial interpretation, also issued in 1985.
Ogier
Over the last ten years significant changes have been made to Guernsey's laws of succession, the effects of which may be overlooked by some homeowners.
Ogier
After a much-needed reform in the law, people in Jersey can now create Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPA)
Anderson Strathern LLP
Parents sometimes wrongly think that financial support of children stops at the age of 16.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Wills and inheritance were reviewed again in October, when the Scottish Government published a response to its 2015 consultation on the law of succession.
Anderson Strathern LLP
In Scotland there is already a greater degree of protection, but care is still needed to protect the family inheritance from exploitation.
Anderson Strathern LLP
Family Law and divorce are treated very differently north and south of the border.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
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