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Simon Says: Does a Divorce Agreement work in China?

by Simon Choi on

Jack and Jill were couple with a teenage son Alex, who was studying overseas. Recently, Jack lost a great amount of money due to gambling. He started drinking every night and beating his wife up. He also quit his job and all he did was try to gam... Read full article

Simon Says: Transfer Ownership of your Car in Time to Avoid Pitfall!

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Jack, having received his yearly bonus, decided to upgrade his car. He was tired of being laughed at for driving a jacked up car. Being a manager of a Fortune 500 corporation, he needed to drive a Mercedes at least. After looking at a dozen cars, Jac... Read full article

Simon Says: Can a Property Owner kick any sitting tenant out?

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Jack and Jill were an elderly couple living in a mansion in Shanghai. Jack, being diagnosed with prostate cancer, was not left with many days. As the couple had no son nor daughter, Jack decided to put his nephew’s name Alex in his will. A year la... Read full article

Simon Says: Any repayment obligation if an IOU does not bear lender’s name?

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After engaging in business for more than a decade, Alex learns the goods and bads and becomes a cunning businessman. Failing to meet the ends, Alex wanted to borrow 1 million from Jack, his old classmate one day. Jack felt that Alex was somewhat sli... Read full article

Simon Says: Does a Debt Go When a Borrower Dies?

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This is the sixteenth in a weekly series of legal advice provided in a short and entertaining story format. This week's areas of Interest: Debt Obligations and Inheritance This week's keywords: Contract, Lender and Borrower, Inheritan... Read full article

Simon Says: Can a majority shareholder force the company to provide him with corporate security?

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This is the fifteenth in a weekly series of legal advice provided in a short and entertaining story format. This week's areas of Interest: Company, Corporate Law This week's keywords: Corporation law, Company, Majority Shareholders, Pr... Read full article

Simon Says: Do you still have to repay if the lender dies?

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Jack, having recently proposed to his wife Jill, was rather out of money to hold his wedding ceremony and honeymoon. His best friend Alex decided to come to the rescue and loan him a million Yuan. Alex was rather well off so one million wasn’t much ... Read full article

Simon Says: Does a sitting tenant rights outweigh that of landlord’s spouse?

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Jack, the CEO of Jack Enterprises Ltd, recently fell in love with a Victoria Secrets model. As a wedding gift, he decided to give her one of his mansions, which was currently leased to Alex, as a gift. However, Jill, his new bride, didn’t want to ... Read full article

Simon Says: How to avoid your shop being sublet?

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Jack is the owner of a shop in the suburbs in Guangzhou, and he rented it to Bob, who opened a snake soup restaurant. They signed a three year tenancy agreement. Three months later, a customer got poisoned. Bob had forgotten to remove the venom fr... Read full article

Simon Says: Can a sale end a tenancy when a property is sold?

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After winning the lottery of twenty million Yuan, Jack decided that the first thing he would buy was a nice house downtown. He was tired of driving two hours to work every day. Jack had exactly in mind which flat he wanted, the manager, Bob’s hou... Read full article

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