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Podcast S1E6 | Family: Divorce and Division of the Matrimonial Pot

Podcast S1E6 | Family: Divorce and Division of the Matrimonial Pot 1400 788 Alfred Ip

Alfred Ip and Thelma Kwan on crucial steps of Hong Kong divorce proceedings and split of assets, giving real-life examples and advice on reaching an amicable settlement.

Foreign Domestic Helpers and the Right of Abode

Foreign Domestic Helpers and the Right of Abode 900 539 Matthew Love

Foreign domestic helpers are not considered to have “ordinary residence” in Hong Kong, therefore, they cannot meet the requirements for obtaining Right of Abode status.

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

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.

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.

Domicile and Why it’s More Than Just Where You Live

Domicile and Why it’s More Than Just Where You Live 598 417 Alfred Ip

A person’s place of domicile carries potentially significant legal and practical consequences that may not immediately be apparent

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