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Essential Elements to Consider Before Starting Divorce Proceedings

Essential Elements to Consider Before Starting Divorce Proceedings 1400 788 Hugill & Ip

If one or both parties have concluded that the only way to resolve a dead-end situation is divorce, some aspects need to be taken into account.

LexisNexis | Contesting a Will: Legal Grounds and Proceedings

LexisNexis | Contesting a Will: Legal Grounds and Proceedings 1600 1201 Hugill & Ip

How to contest a Will? How does the Court evaluate its validity?

Key Considerations When Entering Prenuptial Agreements

Key Considerations When Entering Prenuptial Agreements 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

This Q&A examines the essential points that couples should consider before a prenup is put in place

Unauthorised or Unfair Transfers During the Life of the Deceased

Unauthorised or Unfair Transfers During the Life of the Deceased 800 565 Alfred Ip

While one way of protecting a testator’s assets is to have a Will, there are other steps that can be taken to avoid unauthorised or unfair transfers during their lifetime.

Wills and Trusts: Two Different Estate Planning Tools

Wills and Trusts: Two Different Estate Planning Tools 1600 583 Hugill & Ip

The difference between Wills and Trusts is not always obvious. Both are valuable Estate Planning tools but they are not the same. Here are the main differences.

LexisNexis | Varying Agreements in Matrimonial Proceedings

LexisNexis | Varying Agreements in Matrimonial Proceedings 1800 1193 Hugill & Ip

A spouse may attempt to vary or even renege an agreement for matters such as maintenance if they discover that a misunderstanding has occurred or that the agreement is unfair

CITCO | Hong Kong: Considerations for Estate Planning and International Wills

CITCO | Hong Kong: Considerations for Estate Planning and International Wills 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Yuseff Murphy and Alfred Ip discuss common questions around estate planning for Hong Kong residents, particularly in the era of COVID-19

Benchmark Litigation | Benchmark Asia-Pacific Awards 2020 – Winner announcement

Benchmark Litigation | Benchmark Asia-Pacific Awards 2020 – Winner announcement 1600 1006 Hugill & Ip

Benchmark Asia-Pacific announces the winners of the annual awards for the best firms, teams, lawyers and cases throughout the region over the past 12 months. The Benchmark Asia-Pacific awards recognises excellence in…

Advances in Equality for Same-sex Couples Under Inheritance Law

Advances in Equality for Same-sex Couples Under Inheritance Law 1800 1209 Alfred Ip

A step forward for LGBT rights with Hong Kong Courts granting equal treatment under its succession laws. Last year Edgar Ng Hon-lam applied for a judicial review upon learning that the matrimonial home he owns could not be passed to his husband in case he died intestate.

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills 1200 800 Alfred Ip

Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.

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