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driving-offence

Common Driving Offences and their Punishments

A key legislation which proscribes dangerous driving behaviour in Singapore is the Road Traffic Act (“RTA”). This legislation regulates the conduct of road users and the use of vehicles in Singapore. In this article, we will look at some common driving offences and their prescribed punishments. Reckless or dangerous driving Section 64(1) of the RTA ...
annulment in singapore

Annulment in Singapore – Overview, Process & FAQs

Annulment in Singapore – Overview Under the law, an annulment is a legal process where a marriage is dissolved and treated as never existed. An annulled marriage would declare that the marriage was never valid i.e. the marriage will be considered null and void. This would mean that parties’ status would return to single and ...
unbundeled legal services

Unbundled Family Law Services in Singapore

GJC Law offers a range of unbundled family law services to ensure each client going through a divorce gets the best legal expertise at a highly affordable cost. First – Divorce coaching: not only does the firm have a strong team of legal professionals who can help facilitate the legal dissolution of a marriage; our ...
narcissist spouse singapore

What to Expect When Divorcing a Narcissist

During my 25 year career as a Singapore divorce lawyer and divorce coach, I’ve seen numerous matters involving narcissistic spouses. ...
therapeutic justice singapore

The New Approach to Divorce Law – How Therapeutic Justice will change the Divorce Landscape in Singapore

Gloria James-Civetta & Co welcomes the new direction taken by the Family Justice Courts, which embraces Therapeutic Justice as the path for family disputes in the future. This article seeks to explain how this new approach will shape the Divorce Law Landscape in Singapore and how GJC Law puts these principles in place to help ...
cheap divorce

Are you Seeking a Fast, Cheap Divorce? – Beware!

If you search for divorce information on Google, you will come across law firm ads promising “cheap & fast divorces.” But are such divorces in your and your loved ones’ best interests? If this is something that seems too good to be true, it probably is. With ultra-cheap divorces, be assured of risks if you ...
joint child custody

Joint Custody of the Child Explained

In the law, joint custody involves sharing two broad and sometimes complicated parenting essentials: making decisions about your children and dividing their time between you and your ex. Decision-making is called joint legal custody. Time is called joint physical custody. “A parent may have joint custody even though the child resides with another parent.” What ...
what happens during divorce process in singapore

What Happens During the Divorce Process?

Dealing with Divorce is never easy whether you have taken the decision or your spouse has initiated it. Divorce laws are laid out in the Women’s Charter, and Section 94 of the Charter. You need to be married for a minimum of three years to apply for Divorce in Singapore. “The only ground for divorce ...
prenuptial agreement

Prenuptial Agreements in Division of Matrimonial Assets

Prenuptial agreements are a common trend in marriages today. They often involve the spouses entering into an agreement, prior to marriage, ...
spousal maintenance

Spousal Maintenance in Singapore FAQs

Who can claim for spousal maintenance? The Women’s Charter provides that the wife or an incapacitated husband can claim for maintenance from the other spouse. ...