Trusts & Estate Planning News and Stories
Harry Jones: Spouse's home rights greater than children's
Florida TodayAugust 22, 2011
Harry Jones practices estate planning and asset protection law with the Melbourne firm McClelland, Jones, Lyons, Lacey & Williams LLC. He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org. Send personal finance questions to email@example.com »
Marriages may soon need no-dowry undertaking
Times of IndiaAugust 24, 2011
The existing definition of 'dowry' under the Act is limited in its scope and does not distinguish between 'gifts' that are exchanged voluntarily and 'dowry' that involves an element of coercion, the report said. "While the Rules to the Act provide for ...more »
Do We Need Judicial Activism?
Forbes IndiaAugust 31, 2011
... largely dominated by the actions under the writ jurisdiction. An efficient mainstream system of civil and criminal justice provides remedies for the enforcement of rights and duties and is a condition precedent to the existence of the rule of law. ...more »
The Massachusetts Probate Lawyers at Boston Law Firm Blake & Associates ...
DigitalJournal.com (press release)August 25, 2011
Also, the new law presents an option for 'informal' administration of uncontested estates, which will allow for less stringent notice requirements, and less court-oversight and supervision of estate administration when family members and beneficiaries ...more »