Can a legally aided person choose his lawyers under Legal Aid?

Can a legally aided person choose his lawyers under Legal Aid?   According to Section 13 of the Legal Aid Ordinance, where a legal aid certificate is granted, the Director of Legal Aid may assign the Department’s in-house lawyers to …

Contemplating Divorce in Hong Kong?

There are many reasons to a breakdown of marriage: adultery, domestic violence, couple growing apart, children’s upbringing or conflict between husband and wife. Some would rather endure the pain in the marriage for a long duration for the greater good …

Prohibiting Domestic Violence

Under the pandemic of COVID-19, many respond by ‘stay home’, which results in a higher chance of family conflicts and a rise in the number of domestic violence cases. How can you respond if you are the one facing domestic …