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Applying to be a Legal Guardian in Singapore

How do I become a child’s guardian? Parents may not always be best suited to care for their children. This may stem from incarceration, insufficient income to support the child or even instances of domestic violence. In these cases, a relative of the child (i.e. an aunt or grandparent) can apply to the Court to ...
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What are the Alternatives to Divorce?

Separation Separation is an alternative to lengthy divorce proceedings; it is easier for couples to commence separation proceedings since there are no prerequisites before such proceedings can begin. However, in the case of a separation, parties are still legally married and cannot remarry. Separation exists as an alternative where parties want to live apart from ...

Judicial Separation

If parties wish to live apart permanently but do not wish to commence divorce proceedings ...
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Why the Cheapest Divorce Packages may not be Suitable

A divorce is a life-changing situation for both spouses. When deciding to divorce, many factors come into play when deciding to divorce, and each spouse has to have a level-headed approach to resolving marital issues and reaching an amicable settlement. However, if the circumstances of the case are such that it cannot be settled out ...
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Are you Seeking a Fast, Cheap Divorce?

In Singapore, an uncontested divorce is the fastest way to end a marriage cheaply. You and your spouse need to have 100% agreement on the grounds for divorce and ancillary matters; that is: Child custody & support Property settlement agreement Spousal support Financial issues Fault grounds Do you believe that you will have all these ...
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Things You Need to Avoid When Getting Divorced

It is never easy when a couple decides to divorce. Apart from the legal processes that lay ahead, you might be worried about the emotional and physical health impact of divorce. As you prepare for divorce, here are some things to avoid to make the process as smooth as possible. Six (6) things to avoid ...
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How to Adopt Your Step-Child in Singapore

This article is written in the perspective of a Singaporean couple. If you are looking to adopt your stepchild, the adoption process can differ based on whether your stepchild is a: Singapore Citizen, or Singapore Permanent Resident with a foreign citizenship, or Foreign citizenship and in the midst of applying for Dependent Pass. When your ...
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Legal Implications of Cohabitation / De facto Relationships in Singapore

We look at the definition of Marriage & Cohabitation in Singapore. What are the differences between Marriage & Cohabitation. Is Cohabitation Relevant in Divorce Proceedings? ...
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Handling False Accusations in Child Custody Cases – What Can You Do?

A divorced mother of two children (a 15-year-old daughter and a 9-year-old son) was sentenced to a jail term for contempt of court. She not only involved her children in the messy divorce but encouraged her daughter to post false accusations against her father on social media. These posts called the husband a “sexual fetishist ...
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Thinking About Divorce? – Impact, Expectations and the Collaborative Approach

While the adverse effects of Divorce are multiple, so are the consequences of living in a toxic relationship. If you are in such a situation, it is essential to know how to initiate Divorce to minimise conflict and optimise its outcome for you and your children. The impact of conflict in Divorce Many studies have ...