Family

The Impact of Divorce Proceedings on Trusts

The Impact of Divorce Proceedings on Trusts 1800 1200 Alfred Ip

All family assets – including Trusts – held in Hong Kong and overseas are normally considered part of the ‘matrimonial pot’ in divorce proceedings

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The Importance of Artworks Valuation in Tax and Estate Planning or in Divorce Proceedings

The Importance of Artworks Valuation in Tax and Estate Planning or in Divorce Proceedings 900 700 Alfred Ip

Valuation of artworks is the first step that an investor should think about as it has deep consequences in wealth and estate planning, as well as in case of future divorce proceedings.

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Domestic Violence in Hong Kong and Injunctive Relief in Matrimonial Proceedings

Domestic Violence in Hong Kong and Injunctive Relief in Matrimonial Proceedings 1800 1199 Alfred Ip

While abuse cases reporting in Hong Kong is on the increase, statistical figures are just the tip of the iceberg of what’s really happening. Injunctive relief is only part of the solution with much more to do left to social policies and legislation.

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Family Focus Week: 101 on Division of Assets in Divorce Proceedings

Family Focus Week: 101 on Division of Assets in Divorce Proceedings 487 409 Alfred Ip

A brief look at the principles on ancillary relief in divorce proceedings in Hong Kong and some common scenarios relating to disputes on family assets

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Family Focus Week: Custody of Children

Family Focus Week: Custody of Children 1050 700 Alfred Ip

In the event of the dissolution of marriage issues relating to children of the marriage often cause the most heated disputes between the spouses

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Family Focus Week: Divorce Might Often be the Only Way Out of a Dead-end marriage

Family Focus Week: Divorce Might Often be the Only Way Out of a Dead-end marriage 612 408 Alfred Ip

Hong Kong has gained a reputation for being a “graveyard for marriages”. We walk you though how divorce proceedings work.

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Family Focus Week: Different Types of Marriages in Hong Kong

Family Focus Week: Different Types of Marriages in Hong Kong 611 408 Alfred Ip

There has been an increasing trend in Hong Kong for couples to delay getting married or not get married at all in most recent years. Statistics show that about 33%…

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Family Focus Week: Marital Agreements as Necessary Tools for Damage-Control on Rainy Days

Family Focus Week: Marital Agreements as Necessary Tools for Damage-Control on Rainy Days 653 382 Alfred Ip

The number of couples who are choosing to have their marital agreements in place before they get married in Hong Kong or in other jurisdictions is rapidly growing

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Cryptocurrencies and Family Law

Cryptocurrencies and Family Law 400 300 Alfred Ip

The issue of how cryptocurrencies can be distributed after the breakdown of a marriage is crucial as it can be highly complex

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