Coleman Greig Lawyers
The Court has a wide discretion in deciding occupation orders for separated couples who cannot share the family home.
Depending on the outcome of a paternity test, a court can make a conclusive declaration as to the child's parentage.
Mellor Olsson Lawyers
If there is no body, estate assets can remain frozen for years until a Court order declares the missing person dead.
This case is a reminder of the risk of a family provision claim, even when there is a surviving spouse and parent.
The Family Provision Act 1972 protects stepchildren's rights to apply for provision from a deceased step-parent's estate.
Carroll & O'Dea
Judge places weight on medical evidence in case involving a request to revoke the appointment of the Trustee as manager of estate.
Important changes to enduring powers of attorney & advance health directives in Qld will come into place on 30 November 2020.
Bennett & Philp Lawyers
It is recommended that you read the new guides carefully before making or replacing an EPA or Advance Health Directive.
Without proper planning, your wishes may go unfulfilled, your estate will likely pay more, and ultimately, your beneficiaries get less.
Alexander Holburn Beaudin + Lang LLP
The Parents and Grandparents Sponsorship Program (the "Program"), which was recently announced by Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada ("IRCC"), is now open until November 3, 2020.
Early in 2020, the Ministry of the Attorney General introduced changes to modernize the operation of the Ontario Superior Court of Justice ("Court") throughout the province...
Aird & Berlis LLP
At this difficult time, with all of us isolated for so long and the constant threat of contracting COVID-19 ever present, the members of the Aird & Berlis Estates ...
In September 2020, the Ontario government introduced Bill 207 – the Moving Ontario Family Law Forward Act, 2020.
O'Sullivan Estate Lawyers LLP
A few weeks ago, Google reported an increase in the number of searches on how to apply for Canadian residency and citizenship.
Clark Wilson LLP
Estate planning requires a delicate balancing of interests – you want to ensure that your loved ones are taken care of, but you also want to give to a cause that is meaningful to you.
Clark Wilson LLP
In our previous article, we discussed how the Wills, Estates and Succession Act (WESA) sets out a mandatory distribution scheme for estates when an individual dies without a will.
The Cayman Islands has long been known and trusted by Chinese nationals as a jurisdiction to establish corporate and fund vehicles for outbound business investments from China or Hong Kong.
Kajal Aswani and Chantelle Woo have written an article on cross-border divorce and disputes relating to child custody for Hong Kong Economic Times – TOPick...
Planning to have a small ceremony here and another one overseas? Here's what you need to know…
Hong Kong, with its colonial connection to the United Kingdom before the 1997 handover, continues to be a popular city for British expatriates to come to explore opportunities.