Applications for Financial Relief – Trinidad Family Law

Applications for Financial Relief – Trinidad Family Law

by Azaria Cheddie            28/07/2021 An application for Financial Relief refers to any application for financial provision of any nature. These applications are governed by Part 12 of the Family Proceedings Rules, 1998 and can be made by an attorn...

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Mask Law

Mask Law

Mask Law The Public Health Ordinance, CH. 12 No. 4 was recently amended to implement the new mask law effective from Monday August, 31st, 2020 and to impose fines for persons seen violating the Regulations. What is a mask? A mask is any type of ̶...

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Social Media Publications, Libel and Defamation of Character

Social Media Publications, Libel and Defamation of Character

By: Azaria Cheddie             19.08.2020 Social Media Publications, Libel and Defamation of Character The right to freedom of expression is not absolute and must be exercised responsibly and in a manner which does not eviscerate the rights and freed...

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The Rights of a Common Law Spouse Pt 2

The Rights of a Common Law Spouse Pt 2

By: Azaria Cheddie                                            13th July, 2020 This post outlines the rights of a common law spouse to make a claim under the Administration of Estates Act when a partner has died without leaving a […]

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Common Law Relationships – Trinidad and Tobago Law

Common Law Relationships – Trinidad and Tobago Law

By: Azaria Cheddie                                                          13th July, 2020 In Trinidad and Tobago, the parties to a cohabitational or more commonly, common-law relationship have rights under the Cohabitational Relationships Act. [&he...

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Trinidad and Tobago Cannabis Legislation

Trinidad and Tobago Cannabis Legislation

By:  Azaria Cheddie                                                                   14. 07. 19 Regional Developments Amidst the changing global environment, the Caribbean Community (CARICOM) Conference of Heads of Government at […]

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Historic Ruling for Same-Sex Couples in Trinidad

Historic Ruling for Same-Sex Couples in Trinidad

Historic Ruling for Same-Sex Couples in Trinidad  By Azaria Cheddie              On 21.03.2019 In Claim No. CV2017-00720 between Jason Jones and the Attorney General, the court was asked to determine whether the State has the constitutional authority...

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Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law

Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law

Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law By: Azaria Cheddie                                                                                           13th July, […]

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Deed Poll – Trinidad Law

Deed Poll – Trinidad Law

Deed Poll – Trinidad Law By: Azaria Cheddie                                                         7th July, 2020 Deed Polls: What are they used for? The legal name for a deed that has been drawn […]

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