Mental Health

Mental Capacity | Legal issues and real-life scenarios “智”關重要

Mental Capacity | Legal issues and real-life scenarios “智”關重要 900 600 Hugill & Ip

心智能力 | 法律問題和現實生活的情況

Private Client Explained: Powers of Attorney

Private Client Explained: Powers of Attorney 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

The term Power of Attorney is often misunderstood or used incorrectly – this Q&A explains what it means and the types of PoA commonly used in Hong Kong

SCMP Young Post | Divorce in Hong Kong: What happens to you if your parents split up?

SCMP Young Post | Divorce in Hong Kong: What happens to you if your parents split up? 487 409 Hugill & Ip

Moving, custody arrangements, child support… a family lawyer explains everything you need to know – and what your rights are. Remember that you are the child, this is not your fault, and you shouldn’t have to take on extra responsibility.

Unauthorised or Unfair Transfers During the Life of the Deceased

Unauthorised or Unfair Transfers During the Life of the Deceased 800 565 Alfred Ip

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.

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?

Living Wills and Advance Health Directives

Living Wills and Advance Health Directives 1600 1067 Alfred Ip

Death is often a taboo in Hong Kong and people do not like to think about it. Hence, we have seen a lot of issues arising as a consequence of the lack or delay of a proper estate planning.

Managing Property and Affairs of the Mentally Incapacitated

Managing Property and Affairs of the Mentally Incapacitated 500 667 Alfred Ip

Caring for aged loved ones often imposes a heavy burdens on friends and family. The burden increases significantly if the loved one becomes mentally incapacitated.

Is Big Data the Cause or the Cure to Modern Mental Health Issues?

Is Big Data the Cause or the Cure to Modern Mental Health Issues? 1200 677 Hugill & Ip

The availability of big data can save the life of a person experiencing depression who is about to commit suicide; on the other hand, data subjects will then be kept in the dark once they realize their personal information has been disclosed to third parties, leading to mental health issues.

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.

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