The removal or replacement of executors / administrators of estates and the importance of the Courts’ role highlighted through leading cases
Estate Planning is not a one-off exercise that people should do when they get older, but rather an ongoing process that gets reviewed and revised to be in line with changing situations and family dynamics.
Spreading awareness about Estate Planning to be put in place for the protection of children: from Wills to permanent and temporary Deeds of Guardianship
葉煥信早前在「母親的抉擇」總部為社工提供有關保護兒童的遺產規劃方案的培訓課程。Alfred Ip’s training session for Social Workers on Estate Planning tools for protection of children at Mother’s Choice.
The difference between Wills and Trusts is not always obvious. Both are valuable Estate Planning tools but they are not the same. This Q&A explains the main differences.
Yuseff Murphy and Alfred Ip discuss common questions around estate planning for Hong Kong residents, particularly in the era of COVID-19
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
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.