Wills, Trusts & Probate

The world changes. We change. Things change faster than we realise. On the seventh anniversary of the iPhone debut (29 June 2006), children now swipe, splay, pinch and tap long before they hold a...
July 2013
In PD v KWW [2010] 4 HKLRD 191 Hartmann JA in the Court of Appeal said: “A parent having sole custody had the authority to make the final decision on such matters as the child’s education, religious...
July 2013
Entitlement to grant of administration — dispute between two applicants with equal entitlement to grant The deceased (“X”) died intestate leaving seven children - including a son (“C”) and a...
June 2013
Family inheritance —whether applicant “in immediate need of financial assistance” The plaintiff (“P”) sought interim maintenance from the substantial estate of her late grandfather (“X”) under the...
June 2013
Wills, probate and succession —whether empowered to pay part of deceased’s estate’s net income or lump sum for advancement to claimed beneficiary pending determination of probate actions The...
April 2013
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