Wills

Hong Kong Lawyer | Testamentary Capacity: Update

Hong Kong Lawyer | Testamentary Capacity: Update 1600 1006 Alfred Ip

Challenges concerning testamentary capacity have been a common issue arising before the courts. The Court of Final Appeal has recently provided guidance on testamentary capacity in a case concerning an estate matter.

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Planning and Leaving an Artistic Legacy

Planning and Leaving an Artistic Legacy 800 600 Alfred Ip

The fact that artists generally give very little consideration to proper estate planning can affect the value and the marketability of a single piece of art or an entire art collection thought their own lives

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Taiwan Legalises Same-Sex Marriage: What Is Hong Kong Doing to Protect LGBT Rights?

Taiwan Legalises Same-Sex Marriage: What Is Hong Kong Doing to Protect LGBT Rights? 1050 700 Alfred Ip

Through proper Estate Planning same-sex couples can enjoy nearly similar benefits as other couples in Hong Kong, and their children can be suitably protected.

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Generational Transition of Family Business and Wealth Preservation

Generational Transition of Family Business and Wealth Preservation 1200 800 Alfred Ip

Transitioning ownership and control to the next generation is only one of the hurdles for many family business owners in succession planning

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Power and Duties of the Executor of a Will

Power and Duties of the Executor of a Will 1600 1040 Alfred Ip

Anyone making a Will should carefully consider how to choose the executor, and whether to put in additional clauses governing the powers and duties of the executor in the Will.

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Domicile and Why it’s More Than Just Where You Live

Domicile and Why it’s More Than Just Where You Live 598 417 Alfred Ip

A person’s place of domicile carries potentially significant legal and practical consequences that may not immediately be apparent

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Proper Estate Planning: When there is a Will, there is a Way!

Proper Estate Planning: When there is a Will, there is a Way! 960 640 Hugill & Ip

If you want a proper way to plan for your succession and ensure your loved ones are looked after in your absence, you need a Will.

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Enduring Power of Attorney: Sound Advice for the Unsound Mind!

Enduring Power of Attorney: Sound Advice for the Unsound Mind! 1050 701 Hugill & Ip

Most people plan their succession properly. However, they do not envision the possibility of them ever becoming mentally incapacitated.

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Testamentary Freedom and Disinheritance in Hong Kong

Testamentary Freedom and Disinheritance in Hong Kong 799 604 Alfred Ip

Everything you need to know about wills, testamentary freedom and the law in Hong Kong, and your rights in the case of disinheritance

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“No one has ever become poor by giving” – How to Leave a Legacy by Benefitting Charitable Causes in Your Will

“No one has ever become poor by giving” – How to Leave a Legacy by Benefitting Charitable Causes in Your Will 1050 700 Alfred Ip

According to the CAF World Giving Index, Hong Kong is ranked 18th out of 144 economies in the survey with 55% saying they have donated money to a charity

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