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.
How to contest a Will? How does the Court evaluate its validity?
This Q&A examines the essential points that couples should consider before a prenup is put in place
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.
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.
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
Yuseff Murphy and Alfred Ip discuss common questions around estate planning for Hong Kong residents, particularly in the era of COVID-19
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…
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.
Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.