Ces dernières années, le nombre croissant de couples français s’installant à Hong Kong avec leurs enfants ou décidant d’y fonder leur famille, nous a amené à nous pencher à plusieurs reprises sur la question de la désignation des tuteurs pour nos enfants mineurs afin de faire face au décès de l’un ou des deux parents….

The increasing number of French couples settling down in Hong Kong with children or having children in Hong Kong has led us many times in the past to deal with the issue of legal guardianship and how to deal with it in the unfortunate event that one of the parents or both die.  Concerns about…

When dealing with a cross-border probate case, it is important to understand what the foreign law involved provides. This is the reason why, with the increasing number of probate cases involving French nationals residing in Hong Kong, we have made a brief introduction to the French inheritance process. There are many differences between civil and…

Cette semaine, Kimberly Ann Dasse, avocate en droit de la famille à Hong Kong et Sarah-Jane Tasteyre avocate française exerçant à Hong Kong et au Royaume Uni comparent les exigences du droit hongkongais relatives aux causes du divorce et leurs implications éventuelles dans le cadre d’une procédure en France. A Hong Kong, il n’y a…

Kimberly Ann Dasse, a family law practitioner based in Hong Kong, and Sarah-Jane Tasteyre, a French Registered Foreign Lawyer based in Hong Kong and United Kingdom, compare the Hong Kong requirements of  “grounds” and “facts” for divorce with the filing requirements in France. In Hong Kong there is only one ground for divorce:  that the…

Kimberly Ann Dasse, a family law practitioner based in Hong Kong, has prepared a series of articles on divorce proceedings, examining some of the main steps on the path to dissolving a union.  Last week she covered grounds and facts of divorce.  This week she covers financial disclosures. Once a petition is filed, the parties…

Kimberly Ann Dasse, a family law practitioner based in Hong Kong, has prepared a series of articles on divorce proceedings, examining some of the main steps on the path to dissolving a union.  Last week she covered length of marriage and jurisdiction.  This week she covers “grounds” and “facts” for divorce. In Hong Kong there…

Vous envisagez de divorcer à Hong Kong : remplissez-vous les conditions? Contrairement aux rumeurs qui circulent, tout le monde ne peut pas divorcer à Hong Kong. Il convient de rétablir la vérité. Bien au contraire, la loi et les tribunaux hongkongais exigent des personnes qui souhaitent divorcer à Hong Kong qu’elles établissent la durée de…

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