High Threshold of Proof In Singapore, one of the ways to get a divorce is to prove that “your spouse has committed adultery and you find it intolerable to live with him or her.” Adultery is committed when a person engages in sexual intercourse (which refers to penetration) with someone other than his/her spouse. The […]
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1. There are two elements that need to be proven. Firstly, the plaintiff must prove that adultery has been committed by the defendant.
Does my soon to be ex-spouse retain (i.e donor spouse) all the gifts he has given me or will they be subjected to the laws on division of matrimonial assets?
A Hague Convention application may be made where a child is taken across an international border, away from his or her habitual place of residence, without the consent of the other parent who has rights of custody under the law in Singapore.
Does the law recognize agreements I entered into with my other spouse?
I’m not a parent. Can the court still force me to pay for a child’s maintenance?
When is a person guilty of using “criminal force”? Criminal force under Section 350 is a charge that is taken very seriously in Singapore. This is especially when criminal force is used in furtherance of sexual crimes such as outrage of modesty or in cases of wrongful confinement as well as cases which deter a […]
Prenuptial agreements are a common trend in marriages today. They often involve the spouses entering into an agreement, prior to marriage,
Ordinarily, the Family Justice Courts could only order financial relief in the form of division of matrimonial assets (s 112, Women’s Charter (“WCh)), or maintenance of the former spouse (s 113, WCh) in respect of marriages that had been terminated in Singapore.
An Interim Custody, Care and Control (ICCC) order governs the care arrangements for the children of a marriage prior to a divorce.
In ANJ v ANK  4 SLR 1043 at , the Singapore Court of Appeal highlighted the steps to be taken
In cases where child custody and access issues are heavily contested, the Court may order a Custody & Access Evaluation Report.
When a deceased’s will or the intestacy law does not adequately provide for the deceased’s
During the signing of employment contracts, employers may request for employees
In Singapore, there is no central storage area where Wills are stored. However, there is a Wills Registry
If you are a Singaporean who has property only in Singapore, your assets will be distributed
Most victims of family violence do not know that they are considered victims in the eyes of the law.
A. Eligibility Requirements of Employment Pass (“EP”) The current salary threshold for the EP is $3,300.
If you have suffered a personal injury due to the negligence of another person, you will need to file a lawsuit against that party for compensation.
Gloria James-Civetta & Co Estate Lawyers A judge can remove an executor if he does not perform his duties or the beneficiaries propose a good case to remove him.
We have recently received a testimonial letter from David I. Adelman, the current United States Ambassador to the Republic of Singapore, in recognition to our Lawyer team`s efforts in the Shane Todd Coroner`s Inquiry.