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matrimonial assets

Compensation Monies and Matrimonial Assets

In our line of work, we see the strongest relationships break down that tugs our heartstrings. Yet most rewardingly, we are tasked with the noble job of listening to clients share their personal stories and helping them move on with their lives – one step at a time. Our experienced Singapore Divorce lawyers are family ...
trust and divorce

Trusts and Divorce

Divorces between financially sophisticated spouses often involves judges and lawyers encountering trusts issues when the topics of maintenance and the division of matrimonial assets arise. ...
assault

Criminal Force & Assault – s350 and 351 of the Penal Code

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 ...
child maintenance

Can I be Forced to Maintain a Child Even Though I am not the Parent?

I’m not a parent. Can the court still force me to pay for a child’s maintenance? ...
theft-shoplifting

Theft – s378 of the Penal Code

This blog post will first lay out the general elements of theft under Section 378 of the Penal Code. ...
martial agreement

Agreements Entered into During Marriage – How Valid are they?

Does the law recognize agreements I entered into with my other spouse? ...
divorce seminar singapore

What Happens to Gifts from my soon to be Ex-Spouse?

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? ...
deed of separation

Deed of Separation in Singapore (‘DOS’)

What is the DOS about? A DOS is a private document which may be revoked at any time with the consent of both parties. ...
child care and control

Care and Control – Father or Mother

In granting care and control to one parent, factors that a court may take into consideration include the gender of the parent, continuity of living arrangements for the child and the lifestyle of each parent. ...