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Most people are unaware of the complexities and time needed to administer a deceased estate and could find it a burden.
Stacks Law Firm
In Australia, divorce, property settlements and arrangements for children involve completely different court applications.
HHG Legal Group
The Court's discretion to decide not to go ahead with issuing a Family Violence Restraining Order is much more limited now.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
Notable changes are expected to be coming to the federal Divorce Act in the form of Bill C-78, which was introduced in the House of Commons on May 22, 2018.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The case of M.R.R. v J.M., 2017 ONSC 2655 has given us a first glance at how the courts may be expected to interpret the changes to the CLRA resulting from the All Families Are Equal Act...
Devry Smith Frank LLP
On May 22, 2018, the federal government introduced Bill C-78, An Act to Amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment...
McLennan Ross LLP
The recent decision from the Saskatchewan Court of Klassen v. Wiers Estate is illustrative of the fact-specific analysis a court will undertake when determining whether a testator ...
Clark Wilson LLP
Today in Ottawa, Federal Justice Minister Jody Wilson-Raybould introduced a bill that would see significant changes to Canada's Divorce Act.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Millennials are a loosely defined group of people (those born approximately between 1981 to 2001) who are now beginning to enter the workforce and acquire their own assets.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Parents frequently provide help out of the goodness of their hearts without considering the impact this may have at a later date.
Torkin Manes LLP
It is not unusual for one spouse to move out during a separation, leaving the other spouse in the home. The one staying in the home might even live there for several years until the property issues are settled.
Devry Smith Frank LLP
The loss of a loved one can be a devastating and overwhelming experience.
À luz da lei atual portuguesa, o cônjuge sobrevivo é herdeiro do cônjuge falecido, salvo se estiver separado, judicial ou administrativamente, de pessoas e bens.
Brodies LLP
The Tini Owens v Hugh Owens divorce saga has been played out publicly at each stage of the proceedings in the last two years.
Brodies LLP
My colleague, Scott Cochrane, blogged on this issue back in November of last year. He outlined how there can be a rush to Court to make a maintenance claim following the breakdown in a marriage; and why ...
Holland & Knight
Many families today view their pets as part of the family. Sometimes the pets rank even higher than children and grandchildren.
Dickinson Wright PLLC
Many years ago the alternate residential parent, often the father, would have visitation with the children every other weekend, split up the holidays and receive a couple of weeks' time for vacation in the summer.
MacDonald Rudy O’Neill & Yamauchi, LLP
One of the most difficult aspects of litigating trust and estate cases in Hawaii, particularly in their early stages, is the lack of guidance that the Hawaii Probate Rules...
Damon Key Leong Kupchak Hastert
These three things are key to a thoughtful, thorough, and effective estate plan.
STA Law Firm
What's mine is yours! During subsistence of the marriage, this phrase is often (willingly) quoted by either spouse to the other.
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Parents should document any funding arrangement of a family property purchase, to avoid the risk of a costly dispute.
Cooper Grace Ward
Estate planning practices could have significant consequences for resource compensation and conduct agreements (CCAs).
HHG Legal Group
Circumstances surrounding the entry into pre-nuptial agreements are considered when assessing their validity.
Stacks Law Firm
Creditor sues for money received by bankrupt from his late mother's superannuation fund.
Solomon & Co.
The Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act, 1960 allows a member to nominate a person or persons to whom his share and interest in the co-operative society will be transferred...
Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
President Trump signed sweeping tax legislation into law on Dec. 22, 2017, resulting in several significant changes to the wealth transfer tax system, effective as of Jan. 1, 2018.
Kemp Strang Lawyers
This case should provide comfort to parents or other parties who consider assisting individuals to purchase a property.
Carroll & O'Dea
This article focuses on some information provision issues addressed in the new ethical guidelines on the use of ART.
Stacks Law Firm
You might want to help your children or grandchildren now, rather than leaving them your assets later, in your will.
Cooper Grace Ward
If recently separated, the most important but the trickiest of your goals must be: Do not fight in front of the children.
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