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How to Prevent my Spouse from Dissipating Assets During a Divorce?

While it would be ideal for there to have been an uncontested divorce, it is common that divorcing parties end up with acrimonious relationships and a lack of trust between them by the time a divorce is sought. As such, there may be cases of spouses seeking to dissipate matrimonial assets, such as by spending…...
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How to Adopt a Child in Singapore

Looking to adopt a child in Singapore? While adopting a child is an exciting and fulfilling experience, there are many things you need to be aware of. There are multiple steps involved in the adoption process, from your eligibility and obtaining consent from birth parents to the documents you need to submit. Here are the…...
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Adoption in Singapore: What is a Home Study Report?

One of the most important steps in the adoption process is the preparation of the Home Study Report. You will need a Home Study Report (HSR) if you are adopting a child in MSF care or a foreign-born child. Here is a closer look at what the Home Study Report is all about, what factors…...
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Adoption in Singapore : Frequently Asked Questions

You may have seen our earlier post covering frequently asked questions about the adoption process in Singapore, here, we will explore more pertinent questions which you may have about the adoption process in Singapore. How long will the adoption process take? If you are adopting a Singaporean child, the process can take a minimum of…...
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How to Adopt Your Step-Child in Singapore

This article is written in the perspective of a Singaporean couple. If you are looking to adopt your stepchild, the adoption process can differ based on whether your stepchild is a: Singapore Citizen, or Singapore Permanent Resident with a foreign citizenship, or Foreign citizenship and in the midst of applying for Dependent Pass. When your…...
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Thinking About Divorce? – Impact, Expectations and the Collaborative Approach

While the adverse effects of Divorce are multiple, so are the consequences of living in a toxic relationship. If you are in such a situation, it is essential to know how to initiate Divorce to minimise conflict and optimise its outcome for you and your children. The impact of conflict in Divorce Many studies have…...
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Handling False Accusations in Child Custody Cases – What Can You Do?

A divorced mother of two children (a 15-year-old daughter and a 9-year-old son) was sentenced to a jail term for contempt of court. She not only involved her children in the messy divorce but encouraged her daughter to post false accusations against her father on social media. These posts called the husband a "sexual fetishist…...
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Legal Implications of Cohabitation / De facto Relationships in Singapore

We look at the definition of Marriage & Cohabitation in Singapore. What are the differences between Marriage & Cohabitation. Is Cohabitation Relevant in 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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Things You Need to Avoid When Getting Divorced

It is never easy when a couple decides to divorce. Apart from the legal processes that lay ahead, you might be worried about the emotional and physical health impact of divorce. As you prepare for divorce, here are some things to avoid to make the process as smooth as possible. Six (6) things to avoid…...