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GJC Laywers Represents Man Accused of Taking Upskirt Videos

A man was charged in court for intruding on women’s privacy by filming up their skirts. The man had allegedly used his cellphone camera to film up the skirt of one woman on December 9 last year. The man faces two other counts of similar offences at the same place, between the end of November…...
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What to Do to Prepare for Separation or Divorce

If you are considering filing for divorce in Singapore, preparing for what lies ahead with the guidance of your divorce lawyer is the best way to minimize divorce's emotional and financial impact...
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Will the Grounds of Divorce affect Division of Matrimonial Assets?

During the dissolution of a marriage, accusations are oftentimes levelled at either party. The parties then prove that there the marriage has irretrievably broken down by establishing one of five reasons, most commonly among them are adultery and unreasonable behaviour. However, despite the allegations of fault or wrongdoings of either party, the reason relied upon…...
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The Benefits of Collaborative Divorce for Seniors

Collaborative Divorce for Seniors People who seek a divorce in their senior years tend to face a significantly different set of issues than younger couples who divorce. Most couples who divorce over age 55 have a long history that’s likely to involve substantial co-mingled assets, financial obligations to adult children, and retirement plans based on…...
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FAQs : Child Maintenance in Singapore

Child maintenance is one of the many aspects that couples who are going through a divorce has to consider. It is also the time when you would start to wonder how the divorce is going to affect your child’s daily activities and how you are going to provide for the child. We shall now look…...
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Setting aside a Deed of Separation

What is a Deed of Separation (“DOS”)? Parties can apply for a Deed of Separation which will allow them to live separately from each other before they officially commence divorce proceedings. Through the DOS, parties can provide for matters non-exhaustively laid out below: division of matrimonial home; division of other matrimonial assets apart from the…...
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Frequently Asked Questions on Guardianship in Singapore

What is the legislation governing Guardianship in Singapore? The legislation governing Guardianship in Singapore is the Guardianship of Infants Act (Chapter 122). It has been highlighted by the Honourable Justice Debbie Ong in the most recent High Court decision of VET v VEU SGHCF 4 (“VET v VEU”) that the purpose of the GIA…...
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COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 and How It Affects Child Access Arrangements

(UPDATED AS OF 10 APRIL 2020) As a result of the enactment of the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “Act”) and the amendments made thereafter, every parent (either separated or divorced) will inevitably have questions on how the Act will impact their current Court Order or agreement on child access arrangements. On our analysis…...
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6 Things to Ask a Family Lawyer Before Hiring

Divorce is never easy, but the right attorney can smooth the path. The “right” lawyer is not only well-qualified in the family law field, but has a working style and personality that meets your needs and expectations. When you meet with a prospective Singapore divorce lawyer, ask these six questions to determine whether you’re making…...