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New legal regime for cross-boundary matrimonial and family cases and guidance note on case management in children and ancillary relief proceedings

Hong Kong - September 14 2021 The green light was recently given for two substantive changes in Family Law practice. First, on 15 February 2022, the Mainland Judgments in…

Sherlynn Chan, Paul Kwan

The new legal regime in recognising and enforcing judgments in cross-boundary matrimonial and family cases

China, Hong Kong - May 31 2021 In our previous article, we outlined the features of the Mainland Judgments in Matrimonial and Family Cases (Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement)…

Sherlynn Chan, Paul Kwan

Grey divorce part two - passing family wealth across generations

Hong Kong - May 31 2021 In the first part of the series, “Grey Divorce - hidden battles for protection and succession of family assets”, we looked at the recent trend of an…

Sherlynn Chan, Paul Kwan

A step forward in local legislation to implement reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments in matrimonial and family cases between Hong Kong and Mainland China

China, Hong Kong - December 18 2020 The Mainland Judgments in Matrimonial and Family Cases (Reciprocal Recognition and Enforcement) Bill (Bill) was introduced into the Legislative…

Paul Kwan, Mandy Pang

Grey Divorce - hidden battles for protection and succession of family assets

Hong Kong - November 13 2020 In recent years, there has been an increasing divorce rate for older couples in long marriages. A “grey divorce” of “silver splitters” can be more…

Paul Kwan, Mandy Pang