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 &#822...

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...