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Capital Offences / Death Penalty in Singapore

What are listed as capital offences? Under the Penal Code, Cap 224, they are namely: Murder Abetting suicide of a person under the age of 18 or an insane person Kidnapping Gang Robbery that resulted in death of person Drug Trafficking Unlawful discharge of firearms Click here to download pdf...

Plea Bargaining In Singapore

Plea bargaining is an informal two-way process between defence counsels and prosecutors. Click here to download PowerPoint...

Divorce Mediation in Singapore

At Gloria James-Civetta & Co, we understand that the divorce process is both difficult & complex. It is a time in which all parties involved experience high emotional distress and anxiety levels. All our lawyers are trained mediators, as we believe that separating couples who are able to pursue this route can greatly benefit and…...

Amendments to the Singapore Employment Law Act

As effective from1 April 2014, we would like to highlight some important changes to employment law in Singapore that may affect your organisation’s employment policies and practices. These changes came about on 11 November 2013 when the Parliament passed the Employment, Parental Leave and Other Measures Act 2013 (“the Act”). The Act brings some key…...

Legal Complaint in a Personal Injury Case in Singapore

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. You will need to provide the facts and legal reason as to why you should be compensated for your injury. A legal complaint form in a personal injury lawsuit declares your intention to…...

What is family violence? What can I do if I am a victim of family violence?

Most victims of family violence do not know that they are considered victims in the eyes of the law. Many do not know where or how they can get help. If you are a victim of family violence, in order to protect you and your loved ones, you need to seek legal help. 1. What…...

Altering your Will

As you live life, your estate and your relationships with different people would be constantly changing. As such, you may wish to alter your will even after you have made it, so as to reflect new relationships or relationships that you have come to value more with time. welcome a new family member when they…...

Property Law

Property Disputes actions are usually commenced in the High Court, as it requires the High Court to make a decision on the equitable interest of the party(s) involved. Typical situations are parent-child claim over property, Joint-Tenancy title and where a Third Party has an interest in the property by virtue of contribution though not listed…...

Testimonial letter form US Embassy for assistance in the Shane Todd Coroner`s Inquiry

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...