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 …

How to apply for a divorce if your spouse has been missing?

If your spouse has been missing, you may apply for the substituted service order to continue petitioning procedures. Please call 69776708.

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 …

What to do with Matrimonial Home in Divorce?

In a divorce trial, the matrimonial home is usually the parties’ most valuable asset. The Court hence takes many factors into consideration before ruling on the property. Apart from the financial situation and needs of the parties, the nature of …