China Family Law: spouse interests in real properties and corporate equities

As a part of family law practice, divorce cases are increasing in China esp in first-tiered cities such as Shanghai, Beijing and Shenzhen.

With the number of cross-border marriages between Chinese and foreigners, it is good for the foreigner spouse to understand the legal environment in China in case of an inevitable divorce, in particular, in terms of the …

Deal with the property in China after you get divorced in your home country

There are always interesting issues coming up along the way I entertain inquiries sent to me from this law blog. It is worth to write them down just for people who may be looking for similar information and help.

Today, I got an email from a client in USA regarding an inheritance of a real property in Shanghai. The client’s father had just died recently in 2013,…

China Supreme Court issued the third judicial interpretation on application of Marriage Law

August 12, 2011, China Supreme Court issued its third judicial interpretation on the application of China Marriage Law, further clarifying rules in dividing marital properties upon divorce. While it is most relevant to Chinese citizens, it will be increasingly relevant to foreigners as more and more cross-border marriages take place in China and more and…