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Family Law Journal – LexisNexis | Nimble evolution is the lifeblood of international family law

Family Law Journal – LexisNexis | Nimble evolution is the lifeblood of international family law 611 408 Hugill & Ip

Simon Bruce and Alfred Ip’s article highlights the complexity of international family law, and the flexibility and nimbleness required of lawyers practicing in the area.

COVID-19: Protecting Your Child’s Data Privacy

COVID-19: Protecting Your Child’s Data Privacy 900 661 Carmen Tang

Schools and parents should take all practicable steps to ensure that the devices, software, and apps used by children are protecting their personal data privacy. Children should also be given guidance such protection practices.

A Will Doesn’t Just Protect Your Assets

A Will Doesn’t Just Protect Your Assets 1277 678 Alfred Ip

Will Ripley and Alfred Ip on implications of estate planning and Wills: from funerals to distribution of memorabilia, but especially provisions related to children.

101 on Adoption in Hong Kong

101 on Adoption in Hong Kong 1350 900 Alfred Ip

There are more than a quarter of a million children who get adopted each year worldwide, with most of adoptions happening in the USA and China. The phenomenon of adoption is becoming rather common in most developed economies, and Hong Kong is no exception.

Right of Abode vs. Right to Land

Right of Abode vs. Right to Land 598 417 Matthew Love

Individuals thinking about immigrating to Hong Kong should understand the rights afforded by each status before starting the visa application process

Mental Health Issues in Divorce and Children Custody Proceedings

Mental Health Issues in Divorce and Children Custody Proceedings 1050 701 Alfred Ip

There are many cases where mental illness is actually one of the main factors causing a relationship to break up and lead couples to separation and divorce

The Impact of Divorce on Parents’ and Children’s Mental Health

The Impact of Divorce on Parents’ and Children’s Mental Health 1800 1200 Alfred Ip

Divorce can be linked to specific and long-term impacts on health and overall mental well-being. Naturally when the main caregiver is emotionally stressed, his or her children would inevitably suffer too.

Temporary Custody of Children

Temporary Custody of Children 1200 801 Jacqueline Cheng

Setting up temporary custody of your children is strongly advised in case of the occurrence of the worst-case scenario, or even temporary absence. This is extremely important especially for expat families and single parents.

Appointment of Guardianship of Children in Hong Kong

Appointment of Guardianship of Children in Hong Kong 900 1350 Jacqueline Cheng

It’s sad to imagine, but should something happen to both parents, children under 18 years old will need a guardian to take care of them as well as make decisions for them.

International Parental Child Abduction

International Parental Child Abduction 1800 1044 Alfred Ip

While the number of cases of international child abduction is growing, these are often the most difficult to resolve due to the involvement of conflicting international jurisdictions.

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