Reading Time: 4 minutesThe Hague Convention prevents a spouse from running away to another country with your children Imagine, for a moment, that after having gone through a divorce with your expatriate or Singaporean spouse, you now have custody, as well as care and control of your young child. But one day at work, you receive word that […]
Wills: What is the role of an executor and administrator in your will?
Reading Time: 6 minutesIn his previous article on Wills and Probates, Lim Fung Peen from Yuen Law LLC talked about how to start transferring and distributing the assets of your deceased loved ones. This article reviews and demystifies the role of an executor or administrator in the distribution of a deceased individual’s assets. The role of an executor/administrator […]
Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is NOT just for the elderly
Reading Time: 5 minutesWhat is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document which allows a person (known as the “donor”) to appoint one or more persons (known as the “donee(s)”) to make decisions and act on his behalf if he loses mental capacity one day. The donor should be at […]
What you need to do when a loved one passes on
Reading Time: 4 minutesWhen a loved one dies, their assets should to be transferred and distributed according to the law as soon as possible. This is out of respect of the deceased and to be fair to the beneficiaries. The first thing to do is to confirm if the deceased made a valid Will. A Will is a […]