Estate Planning for American Citizens Hiding Assets in China

Estate Planning for American Citizens Hiding Assets in China

April 30, 2022
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Landmark Case Report: A Chinese Woman Successfully Claimed Damages for Sexual Right Infringement

Landmark Case Report: A Chinese Woman Successfully Claimed Damages for Sexual Right Infringement

April 24, 2022
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Death Compensation from Fatal Accidents Not Part of Estate of the Deceased under China Laws

Death Compensation from Fatal Accidents Not Part of Estate of the Deceased under China Laws

April 10, 2022
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Case Study: Take Back Assets Gifted to a Mistress? How?

Case Study: Take Back Assets Gifted to a Mistress? How?

March 27, 2022
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Open NRA RMB Bank Account with a China Bank

Open NRA RMB Bank Account with a China Bank

March 3, 2022
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Foreign Exchange Rules on Foreigners Buying and Selling China Properties

Foreign Exchange Rules on Foreigners Buying and Selling China Properties

March 3, 2022
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Death Compensation from Fatal Accidents Not Part of Estate of the Deceased under China Laws

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Dealing with inheritance issues, we occasionally encounter inquiries about death compensation arising from fatal accidents though we don’t generally deal with many personal injury cases in China. Instead, we focus on how death compensation is treated in the course of inheritance and estate administration.

Can the estate claim death compensation?

Cross-border Divorce in China III: a Closer Look at What Law Governing Division of Marital Properties

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We are talking about China courts dividing marital properties involved in cross-border divorce cases where choice of law applicable to the division of marital properties plays a deciding and vital role that could lead to wildly different result.

Cross-border Divorce and Property Division

By the way, this is not the first post discussing property division…

Property Subleases in China: Lessor, Tenant and Sub-tenant

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Leases of residential properties are generally not big deals, so we don’t deal with them very often despite that frequently we are asked about lease disputes in China. However, if it comes to business premises such as manufacturing factories, it could be big deals but also intricate deals.

Sublease in China

Yes, I am talking about property leases involving…

China Civil Code Amends Rules Regarding Marital Properties Bought with Parents Money

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A recent case prompted us to delve into the issue of ownership of home properties bought by couples with capital contribution from their parents.

Stunning Shanghai Real Estate You Can't Even Afford to Look at
Shanghai Luxury Property

It is commonplace in China (esp. in first tiered cities like Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen and Guangzhou) throughout the country, young couples often buy their first home, with substantial…

Can a Foreigner Take Life Insurance Proceeds Out of China?

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Insurances are popular in China. People in China rural villages are buying various insurance products, mainly, health insurance, and personal accident insurance. In urban population, many people buy life insurances (with dividend payout or investment components), and annuity insurance as well.

Problem of China Life Insurance with Foreign Beneficiaries

Real Estate Markets in Shenzhen China

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China property markets have somehow been tamed and reined in by its government in past a couple of years.

There have been quite some significant developments in property markets in major China cities, I mean the first-tiered cities like Shanghai, Beijing, Shenzhen and Guangzhou. Let us look at a few charts for your intuitive understanding.

Shenzhen housing crackdown creates flourishing black market - Nikkei Asia

Take Shenzhen for…

Sell Life Insurances to Chinese Customers?

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Insurances are big and important things in our lives. For family lawyers and lawyers who do estate planning, insurances, in particular health insurances and life insurances are powerful and indispensable instruments, though I admit that I have not given enough attention to insurances laws in the past.

China Insurance Law

With more Chinese people getting…

Are the Assets in Your China Family Trust Really Safe?

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As we have pointed out in the past in our posts, family trusts in China are of a rare species, mainly because family trusts, an imported legal concept from abroad, have no local soil in history for them to thrive in China.

Can a Trust Provide Asset Protection from Lawsuits?

Recent years, family trusts are a hot topic in financial industry with more and more Chinese rich families are faced with the problem of family …

What Does Inheritance Mean under Chinese Laws?

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Over years, our team has practiced the inheritance/succession law and estate planning for foreign clients with assets in China. In most cases, we have no problem of explaining what inheritance means under Chinese law, but we do have a dispute over what we should do to complete the inheritance of his late father’s estate property in Shanghai, China.

What Does

What if a Party to a China Court Proceeding Dies?

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It is not uncommon that a person dies during an ongoing court proceeding.

What is Probate Law? - Widerman Malek, PL
China Probate Law

So, what will happen and ensue upon the death of a participating party to a court proceeding under Chinese laws? It is more of a procedural issue than a substantive one. Therefore, we should find answers in China Civil Procedure Law.

  1. Stages/Proceedings of a Civil Case under
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