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…

Citizens may, by making a will, bequeath their personal property in part or in full to the state, a collective or persons other than the statutory successors. However, in reality, there have been cases where successors lose their rights to inherit the estate due to a failure to indicate acceptance within the stipulated time frame….

10 June 2019 – JC Legal grows its practice in Will writing, cross-border estate planning, succession and probate as the firm welcomes the addition of lawyers Amy Kwan and Sarah-Jane Tasteyre today. Ms Kwan, qualified in Queensland of Australia and Hong Kong, joins JC Legal as Consultant specialising in Will writing, cross-border estate planning and…

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