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Australia
ClarkeKann Lawyers
This new bill intends to limit the amount of tax concessions available to minors for income from a testamentary trust.
Holding Redlich
The system of organ donation in Australia is fettered by various state-based laws dictating who gives ultimate consent.
Cooper Grace Ward
Some things you should consider for your Will, and the life events that indicate you should review your Will.
Cooper Grace Ward
Having an up to date enduring power of attorney is important for everyone, especially people who are members of an SMSF.
Carroll & O'Dea
In both England and Australia, courts can alter a will if reasonable financial provision has not been made for children.
Holding Redlich
A recent case illustrates the need for effective forward-planning to save farming families time and costs later.
Holding Redlich
The rules around electronic signing of documents across Australia remains fragmented and uncertain in many jurisdictions.
Davies Collison Cave
If you seek to execute a document electronically, it is important to be aware of the position under the relevant governing law.
Canada
McLennan Ross LLP
My parents have always harped about not moving in with a partner until we're married. Recent changes to the Family Property Act (the "Act"), suggest they may have been on to something as long term...
Watson Goepel LLP
With the introduction of Bill 21-2020, British Columbia has proposed a series of long-awaited amendments to its Wills, Estates, and Succession Act that will modernize the will-making process...
Blaney McMurtry LLP
When a state of emergency was declared in Ontario, and other provinces in March of this year, probably no one expected that four months later we would still be looking at working remotely...
Cox & Palmer
The Estates & Trusts lawyers at Cox & Palmer are here to help you prepare your will, walking you through the important steps now for peace of mind later.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
Some provinces and territories provide a spouse with a "preferential share" prior to dividing the rest of the estate between the spouse and children.
Cox & Palmer
Section 2 of the Wills Act (Newfoundland and Labrador, the "Wills Act") sets out the legal requirements for the making of a valid will. To be valid, a will must first of all be in writing.
MLT Aikins LLP
Probate fees are levied when an application for probate or administration is sought in the Province of Manitoba or other common law jurisdictions in Canada
Minden Gross LLP
An estate trustee (also known as an executor) is responsible for discharging the terms of the deceased's testamentary documentation...
Cayman Islands
Ogier
When a non-Cayman domiciliary dies owning Cayman Islands assets such as shares in a Cayman Islands company and interests in Cayman Islands funds (Cayman estate), ...
Cyprus
A. Karitzis & Associates L.L.C
A will is a person's written declaration of his/her intention regarding the way he/she wishes to dispose his/her movable and immovable property following he/she passes away.
European Union
Michael Kyprianou Advocates & Legal Consultants
The writer was, recently, fortunate enough to have had the opportunity to present a webinar on the European Succession Regulation 650/2012 (ESR).
Khaitan & Co
The Supreme Court in its judgment dated 19 May 2020 in Kavita Kanwar -v- Mrs. Pamela Mehta & Ors [Civil Appeal No. 3688 of 2017] reiterated the law surrounding suspicious circumstances surrounding a Will in probate cases.
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