Marriage

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.

COVID-19: What’s Next?

COVID-19: What’s Next? 2560 1440 Hugill & Ip

The overwhelming takeaways from the coronavirus pandemic are flexibility and hope – keeping in mind that recovery will happen. What kind of impacts can be expected in the upcoming 6 to 12 months?

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.

Divorce and Bankruptcy: The Final Straw

Divorce and Bankruptcy: The Final Straw 1080 716 Alfred Ip

One of the common questions that we receive from our clients is: how would my spouse’s insolvency affect me if I were to file for divorce?

High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’

High Court Rules That Refusing Public Housing to Married Same-sex Couple Is ‘Unlawful and Unconstitutional’ 598 417 Alfred Ip

Another landmark case shows that on the issue of LGBT rights, where the legislature fears to tread, the Courts are fully prepared to uphold the core human right of freedom from discrimination.

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements

Taylor Vinters | Hong Kong: Recognition of same-sex marriages in connection with employment rights and entitlements 1200 675 Hugill & Ip

Although Hong Kong boasts that it is Asia’s World City, in many respects it has fallen behind most developed jurisdictions, not least on the issue of protection from discrimination and…

Commercial Radio Hong Kong | The Importance of Estate Planning – 遺產規劃的重要性

Commercial Radio Hong Kong | The Importance of Estate Planning – 遺產規劃的重要性 1200 1200 Hugill & Ip

Kengo and Alfred Ip discuss Estate Planning, same-sex marriage and LGBT rights on Commercial Radio 903 National Education. 商業電台903國民教育,健吾與葉煥信律師討論遺產規劃及同性平權。

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong

LGBT Rights Progress in Hong Kong 1280 680 Matthew Love

A few landmark cases in hong Kong have allowed same-sex couples to apply for dependent visas, to receive spousal benefits in the civil service and to jointly file tax returns.

Small Steps for Same-Sex Couples in China and the Region

Small Steps for Same-Sex Couples in China and the Region 1200 803 Matthew Love

Despite the fact that the marriage equality agenda is gaining momentum, much more still needs to be done in order to achieve the same rights and civil freedom rights for everyone.

Consequences Related to Hiding or Dissipating Assets in Matrimonial Proceedings

Consequences Related to Hiding or Dissipating Assets in Matrimonial Proceedings 1800 1197 Alfred Ip

Many spouses are surprised to learn just how commonplace it is for the counterpart to hide assets before or during divorce proceedings. Despite being illegal, similar situations and despicable behaviours keep happening time and time again.

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