If one or both parties have concluded that the only way to resolve a dead-end situation is divorce, some aspects need to be taken into account.
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.
Case analysis: HCA 832/2014 Chan Shu Chun & Anor v Dr Kung Yan Su & Anors  HKCFI 360; Reported in:  1 HKLRD 1162
A step forward for LGBT rights with Hong Kong Courts granting equal treatment under its succession laws. Last year Edgar Ng Hon-lam applied for a judicial review upon learning that the matrimonial home he owns could not be passed to his husband in case he died intestate.
Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.
Alfred Ip and Kerby Lau discuss the importance of proper estate planning and the probate process in Hong Kong while also highlighting some of the most common pitfalls and how to avoid them
In the eventuality of the death of a parent with minor children, is child custody and maintenance affected? How so? Protecting the best interests of your child becomes key!
Would reduced financial capacity mean paying less for child maintenance orders?
Regularly updating your Will can properly reflect your intentions and any changes in life circumstances. A well-drafted Will can bring clarity and closure to all intended beneficiaries.
Child support claims spelled out: legal actions you could take