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brief divorce process singapore

The Brief on the Divorce Process in Singapore

Filing for divorce in Singapore In order to file for divorce in Singapore, at least one of the parties must be a Singaporean citizen or a permanent resident of Singapore. The divorce must be filed in the Family Court. Parties are also required to be married for at least 3 years before filing for divorce ...
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What You Need to Know About Spousal Gaslighting

Are you constantly apologising to your spouse even when you haven’t made a mistake? Are you beginning to question your sanity because your spouse thinks you are crazy? These are some signs that your spouse is gaslighting you. What is gaslighting? Gaslighting is a form of emotional abuse where one person manipulates another by psychologically ...
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Are you being Gaslit by your Narcissistic Spouse?

It can be challenging to identify narcissism and gaslighting because they overlap with typical arguments and misunderstandings between two people. Nevertheless, knowing the signs is essential so you don’t get gaslit. Is your spouse a narcissist? The narcissist is inflated in their sense of self-importance, needs admiration deeply, and lack empathy. Originally derived from a ...
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Can a Parent Claim Costs of Raising a Child Born following Mix-up in IVF Procedure?

If you and your spouse went through an In-Vitro Fertilisation (IVF) procedure, only to find out that a complete stranger’s sperm was fertilised with your egg instead of your husband’s, one can imagine the emotional turmoil following such an outcome Dealing with this unpleasant event can emotionally and mentally damage couples and their families, especially ...
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Is there a difference between Parental Rights vs Parental Responsibilities?

When we think of the terms “Rights” and “Responsibilities”, we often think that it has the same meaning. When we have the right to do something, it means that we are responsible for it, and vice versa. However, in reality, both terms, “Parental rights” and “Parental responsibilities” hold different meanings under the law and in ...
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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 ...