Is your right to compensation for resource activities adversely affected by estate and succession planning?

Family owned agribusiness properties often comprise a number of different lots and businesses, with the whole run as one enterprise.

For succession and estate planning purposes, the legal ownership of the property may have been divided between some or all of the children and entities. However, the business is still run as one enterprise with little or no regard to the separate legal ownerships.

However, these estate planning practices are likely to have significant consequences for […]

By | Aug 18, 2018 |

Estate Planning – Regular Check-Ups Required! Part IV– Changes In Tax Laws

In the first three editions of Estate Planning – Regular Check-Ups Required!, we discussed how changes in your assets, changes in your family life and relationships, and changes in estate laws may require that you review and revise your estate planning documents.

As a general rule of thumb, we suggested that if your estate planning documents are more than three to five years old, it’s time to review and up-date them.

Another reason to review your estate […]

By | Aug 16, 2018 |

What You Need To Know About Writing A Will In Dubai

It’s not something anyone likes to think about – especially in a city with so many happy distractions. But writing a will is one of the most important things you can do, both for yourself and for your family. It spells out exactly what you want to happen to your money, possessions and property after you die.

For expats in Dubai, until now, setting your affairs in order has been a rather complicated process, mostly carried […]

By | Aug 14, 2018 |