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Marriage-related crimes

Although the Women’s Charter governs marriage and its validity, The Penal Act also makes provisions for marriage-related crimes. Deception about marriage status: A man who tricks a woman into cohabiting with him, or having sexual intercourse with him, in the … Continue reading

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Singapore Divorce Mediation Lawyers

What is Divorce Mediation? Mediation in divorce is an alternative dispute resolution process which allows parties going through a divorce to reach an agreed settlement amicably through a neutral third party – the mediator. The mediator functions to ensure that … Continue reading

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What happens to my child after divorce?

On custody, care and control, right of access, child support As it is reasonably expected that the parents will not live together after a divorce, the court will also decide certain issues relating to the child, such that the child … Continue reading

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Division of Matrimonial

Singapore Divorce Assets (After ANJ v ANK [2014] SGCA 34) ANJ v ANK [2015] SGCA 34 is a recent Court of Appeal pronouncement that has revolutionised family law in Singapore, particularly the law governing the division of matrimonial assets. The … Continue reading

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Singapore Matrimonial Law

Maintenance for Wife As a wife, am I entitled to Financial Support from my husband? Under Section 113 of the Women’s Charter, the court may order a husband to pay maintenance to his wife a) during the course of any … Continue reading

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Singapore Divorce Matters

Child Maintenance Issues Explained Matrimonial law in Singapore is governed by the Women’s Charter (“WC’). If you have questions on interim child maintenance or child maintenance after the divorce, as you Singapore divorce lawyer for further clarification.  Who is Responsible for … Continue reading

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Misconceptions about annulments

In essence, there is no practical difference between an annulment and a divorce. Both are legal ways to end a marriage. However, people tend to have many misconceptions about civil annulments. One common misconception is that when a marriage is … Continue reading

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