divorce

Feb272018

Q&A with Samantha Chu – Matrimonial Lawyer

Samantha obtained her BA from The University of British Columbia and her PCLL from The City University of Hong Kong. Samantha joined Tanner De Witt in September 2017 after completing her training at a renowned matrimonial law firm in Hong Kong. Why did you choose…Read More

Dec202017

Reciprocal recognition and enforcement of judgments on matrimonial and related matters

Introduction Hong Kong and Mainland China have entered into a new arrangement on the reciprocal recognition and enforcement of civil judgments in matrimonial and family cases (the “Arrangement”) on 20 June 2017. The Arrangement is a significant step to providing clearer legal protection for relevant…Read More

Nov132017

Judicial Separation or Divorce? When to file for one or the other?

What is Judicial Separation and why choose it?  A Judicial Separation application may be appropriate where parties wish to legally separate but for various reasons they do not wish to divorce.  Traditionally, this procedure was available to parties who did not see divorce as appropriate…Read More

Nov022017

Press release: Tanner De Witt further develops China and Matrimonial Practices

PRESS RELEASE 2 November 2017 For immediate release Tanner De Witt announces with great pleasure the promotion of solicitors Joanne Brown and River Stone to its partnership; the promotions were effective Wednesday 1 November. Joanne will serve as Head of the Matrimonial and Family Department….Read More

Oct232017

Keeping your child secure during a divorce

This article was contributed by Dr. Monica Borschel of MindnLife. During a divorce, parents might experience intense emotions towards the other estranged parent.  Often, unknowingly, one of the parents emotionally harms a child during and after the separation.  For your child’s emotional and social well-being,…Read More