Probate

Wills and Trusts: Two Different Estate Planning Tools

Wills and Trusts: Two Different Estate Planning Tools 1600 583 Hugill & Ip

The difference between Wills and Trusts is not always obvious. Both are valuable Estate Planning tools but they are not the same. Here are the main differences.

CITCO | Hong Kong: Considerations for Estate Planning and International Wills

CITCO | Hong Kong: Considerations for Estate Planning and International Wills 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

Yuseff Murphy and Alfred Ip discuss common questions around estate planning for Hong Kong residents, particularly in the era of COVID-19

Advances in Equality for Same-sex Couples Under Inheritance Law

Advances in Equality for Same-sex Couples Under Inheritance Law 1800 1209 Alfred Ip

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.

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills

Pitfalls of Homemade Wills 1200 800 Alfred Ip

Homemade Wills often present more problems than solutions. Will drafting should always been done properly by professional lawyers with specific experience in Estate Planning.

LexisNexis Webinar | Estate Planning to Avoid Family Disputes

LexisNexis Webinar | Estate Planning to Avoid Family Disputes 1200 800 Hugill & Ip

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

Podcast S1E5 | Private Client: Estate Planning & Probate Process

Podcast S1E5 | Private Client: Estate Planning & Probate Process 1920 700 Alfred Ip

Margaret Wo and Alfred Ip discuss the essentials of estate planning and probate process in Hong Kong plus some common pitfalls and how to avoid them.

Executing Wills During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Executing Wills During the COVID-19 Pandemic 1500 996 Alfred Ip

COVID-19 has brought the issue to the foreground making people think about what can be done in advance to ensure that loved ones are protected and provided for if the worst happens. The first step to any estate planning is to draft a Will!

Early Withdrawal of MPF When Suffering From Cancer

Early Withdrawal of MPF When Suffering From Cancer 1920 1271 Adam Hugill

How to manage your Mandatory Provident Fund account in case of cancer and other terminal illness?

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.

If There is a Will, There is a Way

If There is a Will, There is a Way 1280 680 Alfred Ip

Alfred Ip talks to Will Ripley about the importance of having a Will and the implications of the probate process in Hong Kong

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