Many of us have been in situations where friends ask us to borrow money and we agree to lend it to them. Or we do work for someone and they don't pay for the work right away. But after you’ve given them the loan or done the work, the person keeps giving excuses as to why he or she has not paid the money yet, or has stopped answering your calls or messages, then you’ve got a dilemma. How do you get the money that is owed to you?
You're looking forward to the big day but there are so many details to consider including the legal details. If you already have a Will before getting married, keep in mind that tying the knot can affect that Will.
You plan to get married or you've gotten engaged and it's time to plan the big day. However, you may be unsure about the legal requirements of getting married in Trinidad and Tobago. Have no fear - here's what you need to know about the legal process of saying "I DO" in T&T.
You've brought a beautiful bundle of joy into the world and you've come up with the perfect name for him or her. As parents of your new-born child, you are legally required to register the birth. You need to register your baby’s birth in order to obtain a birth certificate and give him/her an official identity. So what exactly do you have to do to register the birth of your baby in Trinidad and Tobago?
Until the 9th of June 2017, child marriage was actually legal in Trinidad and Tobago. We can now breathe a sigh of relief that the legal marriage age is now 18 in T&T - child marriage is now illegal.
If you would like to officially change your legal name to a new name you will have to do what is called a Deed Poll.