Contested Child Custody
Contested Child Custody
breach of contract
Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of adminstration
Resealing Grant of Probate or Letters of Administration
Drafting Wills & Trust Deeds
Kalpana & Partners is a boutique legal firm in Johor Bahru providing a broad spectrum of legal services to cater to your diverse individual and corporate needs.
Our services cover a wide range of areas including Family Law matters, Probate and Estate Administration, Insolvency, Corporate &Commercial Law, Civil Disputes, Construction Disputes, Litigation and Mediation.
Where both parties are agreeable to settle their marital issues amicably and intend to dissolve the marriage and settle the issues of custody, care and control, access and division of matrimonial assets without resorting to litigation.
We will assist you to file for a Mutual Joint Divorce application and extract the consent order. We have a fixed fee arrangement for 100% uncontested divorce matters,
We also offer the following services (among others):-
We will help you obtain divorce by conducting the trial. We will help you to fight for the division of assets, properties, and custody of the children. We will help you obtain divorce by conducting the trial. We will help you to fight for the division of assets, properties, and custody of the children.
We will advise you on the law and remedies available and fight for the custody, control and care of the child/children accordingly.
We will advise you on your rights and remedies available and with sufficient evidence you can cite the adulterous party in the divorce petition and seek for compensation / damages.
This is an application to declare the marriage null and void in the event of:-
We also offer mediation services for couples who wish to resolve their dissimilarities in a friendly environment.
We will advise and prepare the necessary to enable you to recover your money from the other party or to defend a claim by the other party against you, as the case maybe.
We will give advice whether your contract has been breached, the remedies available to you both according to your contract and the law. We will inaugurate the necessary proceedings for you to obtain remedies and justice under the law.
We also arrange and conduct without prejudice meetings between you and the other parties to talk, negotiate and explore the possibility of a friendly settlement. This may save both parties’ time, costs and relationship.
We will evaluate the situation and advise you whether there has been a breach of fiduciary duty and what are the remedies available to you as an individual or as a Company against the other parties. We also arrange and conduct without prejudice meetings between you and the other parties to negotiate and explore the possibility of an amicable out of court settlement.
We will guide and prepare both simple and multifarious agreements to protect your interest and rights. We also arrange and conduct without prejudice meetings between you and the other parties to negotiate the terms of the Agreement.
If you are the Employer, will advise you on whether your employee has been acting in breach of the employment contract and the employment law in Malaysia. We will conduct and commence the necessary proceedings to protect the confidentiality of your company information and clients.
If you are the Employee, we will advise you whether your employer has acted in breach of the employment contract and the employment law in Malaysia. We will assess the situation and advise you whether your employment has been unfairly terminated and whether there is any outstanding monies your employer owes you under your employment contract or under the law.
Defamation is demarcated as the use of words or media to portray a person in a destructive light such that it affects their name. The information presented could be false, untrue and be exaggerated. A person, business or company can be sued for defamation on the grounds of destroying a person’s or organisation’s reputation, social standing and image.
If you are defamed, we will advise you on the remedies available or if you are accused for defaming a person, business or organization, we will defend you.
We also provide arbitration services for parties who do not wish to pursue their matter in the Courts and who are bound to bring their disputes to arbitration as per their contracts.
We also provide mediation services for parties who wish to resolve their differences in a friendly environment.
We also provide an in-depth dispute resolution and practical guidance when it comes to civil & general litigation interests such as:
When a person dies, he will leave behind monies in the bank, fixed-deposits, his properties and other things. He may or may not have made a Will. The family members of the decease i.e, the spouse, children or parents must engange a lawyer to obtain a Court Document known as Grant of Probate (if there is a Will) or Grant of Letters of Administration (if there is no Will).
If you have already obtained a Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration in another Country and want to use that Court Document in Malaysia, that document must be resealed in Malaysian Courts.
Upon obtaining the Grant of Probate or Grant of Letters of Administration, we also will assist in distributing to the beneficiaries and obtain receipt for you. We will do all the work for you from A to Z and make sure you do not face any issues or problems.
If there are houses or properties such as lands, we will transfer it to the beneficiaries’ name.
If you require the property be sold, we will provide the required assistance for you, by appointing agents, doing the valuation, and after selling, distribute the proceeds of sale to the beneficiaries.
We will advise you of the procedures and prepare a Will for you. You need to provide us with information on your assets, what you own, who you wish to give to and how you want to divide so that we can prepare the Will for you.
We can do it within 5 working days for you. If you want the Will prepared on an urgent basis on within a day,it can be done as a special service provided you have all the necessary information.
We will also advise you on the safekeeping of your Will.
LLB (Hons) London, CLP
Kalpana was admitted and enrolled as an advocate and solicitor of the High Court of Malaya in 2009. She completed her law degree at University of London (hons) in 2007 and obtained her Certificate in Legal Practice (CLP) in 2008. She is the founder and the managing partner of Kalpana & Partners.
During her early period of practice, Kalpana handled numerous contentious litigation matters including commercial & corporate litigation, banking litigation, construction litigation, debt recovery, bankruptcy and insolvency, employment, family and other general litigation matters.
Kalpana has extensive experience in all aspects of Matrimonial Law, including Contested & Uncontested Divorce and Mediation. Other areas include preparation of Deed of Separation and advising clients on other matrimonial issues such as Domestic Violence & Home Exclusion, Child’s Custody & Support, Matrimonial Assets Division and Maintenance.
She takes personal effort to ensure that her clients get her personal and specialised attention and goes beyond her obligations as her lawyer to aid her clients and ex-clients to get back on their feet by collaborating with relevant institutions like counselling and mediate centres for post-divorce recovery.
Her empathetic nature and extensive experience have gained her the trust and respect of many satisfied clients.