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IRS Grants Same-Sex Married Couples Partial Gift and Estate Tax Relief
  • Bingham Greenebaum Doll LLP
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

Earlier this year, the IRS issued Notice 2017-15 giving same-sex married couples some retroactive relief from the application of the gift, estate and

How Can I Fight Deportation of My Loved Ones?
  • Dean Mead Attorneys at Law
  • USA
  • March 15 2017

Immigration law is notoriously strict. The United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) does not offer leeway to any noncitizen or

Do’s and Don’ts for Farmers - a family lawyer’s perspective
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 10 2017

Divorces where the matrimonial property includes a farming business are often some of the most difficult and fraught ones to deal with. Problems can

Civil Partnerships For Heterosexual Couples? Wait And See
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 21 2017

London based couple, Charles Keidan and Rebecca Steinfeld, have been cohabiting for seven years. Rather than entering into a marriage, they decided

Business Immigration Zone (BIZ): Special St. Valentine's Edition: Immigration Options for Married or Engaged Individuals
  • Phelps Dunbar LLP
  • USA
  • February 14 2017

Because it’s St. Valentine’s Day, we wanted to remind you of the immigration options available to married and engaged couples. Close family ties, such

Married, but Without Benefits: The Obergefell Saga Continues in Texas
  • Ogletree Deakins
  • USA
  • January 25 2017

Same-sex couples can legally marry, but are they legally entitled to benefits? The Supreme Court of Texas will decide this issue after hearing oral

Swiss Marital law
  • Switzerland
  • January 17 2017

If one person from the prospective spouses has Swiss citizenship or place of residence in Switzerland, the Swiss authorities are competent for the

7th Cir. Holds Judgment Against Bankruptcy Debtor’s Husband Did Not Violate Co-Debtor Stay
  • Maurice Wutscher LLP
  • USA
  • December 30 2016

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit recently held that a bank’s lawsuit against the husband of a debtor who had filed for bankruptcy did

Succession of Real Estates in China by Foreigners
  • Zhong Lun Law Firm
  • China
  • December 26 2016

China has been developing rapidly during last decades. With this trend, many foreigners invested into China or came to work in China. Meanwhile, a

Recent amendments to Slovak Code of Civil Procedure
  • Wolf Theiss
  • Slovakia
  • December 19 2016

As of 1 July 2016, three new procedural codes were enacted, bringing about the most substantial changes in Slovak procedural law since the adoption