Family disputes are sensitive matters that require confidentiality, and empathy. These areas generally include contracting marriages, pre-nuptial agreements, divorces, child custody, child support and welfare, post-divorce matters, financial issues related to family disputes and succession matters including drafting and being custodians of wills and testaments, Advance Medical Directives and Power of Attorney (General, Special & Medical), Insurance, estate planning and management, pursuing of probate and letters of administration, and acting in contested probate proceedings.
While acting as Trustees for Estates, we offer advice and act in the administration of Trusts and Estates, creation of trusts for minors and other dependants, wealth management services which include planning and investment and asset protection solutions.
In all such instances, JByamukama can be counted on to offer legal support in a way that is emotionally sensitive and respectful. Our lawyers are human before they are lawyers and therefore can be relied on to provide that personal touch that is much needed in such matters.
We regularly represent clients before the Family Court on issues that include:
- Consensual separation agreements and related matters
- The nullity of marriage
- Maintenance of a child or spouse and the enforcement of such maintenance
- Paternity issues
- Domestic violence
Our team seeks to uphold the interests of vulnerable parties involved in the case, and guarantees to handle each situation individually and with the utmost care and attention.
Additionally, our team provides assistance to clients on matters relating to adoption, tutorship and curatorship, as well as to other administrators on issues of interdiction and incapacitation, absentees, the depositing, opening and publication of secret wills, and declarations of the opening of succession, before the Court of Voluntary Jurisdiction.
The firm also provides legal services on all aspects of succession and inheritance law, both within the Maltese jurisdiction and in relation to assets held outside Maltese territory.