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 […]

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...

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 […]

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...

Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law

Deed of Gift – Trinidad Law

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

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 […]

Divorce – Trinidad Law

Divorce – Trinidad Law

The Divorce Procedure in Trinidad and Tobago  By Azaria Cheddie                                                7.12.2020 The Matrimonial Proceedings and Property Act Chapter 45:51 Ju­ris­dic­tion of the court No pe­ti­tion for di­vorce could be pre­s...

Sexual Harassment- Trinidad Law

Sexual Harassment- Trinidad Law

Sexual Harassment – Trinidad Law By Azaria Cheddie                          On 17. 03.2019 The National Workplace Policy on Sexual Harassment: The National Workplace Policy on Sexual Harassment 2019 was laid in Parliament on Friday 8th March, 2...

Venezuelan Refugees in Trinidad

Venezuelan Refugees in Trinidad

Venezuelan Refugees In Trinidad By Azaria Cheddie                    On 04.06.2019 The human rights crisis that has engulfed Venezuela for the past few years has shattered the lives of millions of people.[1] Melanie Teff, Refugees International consu...