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Differences Between Legal and Physical Child Custody

The question of who gets custody of the children is often the number one concern of parents divorcing in Singapore. But although most people are familiar with the phrase “child custody,” many aren’t aware that it means more than who will live with the child on a day-to-day basis. Child custody has both a physical ...

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. ...
how to prepare for divorce in singapore

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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What to Expect in a Contested and an Uncontested Divorce in Singapore

The divorce experience differs for everyone. Much of it depends on the attitude of the parties, but it can also depend on whether the dissolution is an agreed or contested divorce. Here’s an overview of what you can expect from these two types of divorce. HIGHLIGHTS Definition Uncontested Divorce Uncontested Divorce Process Definition Contested Divorce ...

FAQs : Birth Certificate Registration in Singapore

A birth certificate is something people often take for granted. Not many of us would think that it holds any value. However, something that we often overlook that is of great significance is whether both of our parents are named on our birth certificate. The consequences of not having a parent – the father, named ...

Mandatory Parenting Programme

In order to support child-centricity in divorce, new rules in the Women’s Charter ...
expat divorce singapore

What is the Criteria for an Expat to File for Divorce in Singapore?

Divorce, in itself, is a difficult issue. It can be even more tricky if you are seeking foreigner divorce in Singapore. If you are a Singapore citizen looking to divorce a foreign spouse or vice-versa, there may be consequences beyond a divorce that you may need to consider. First and foremost, you must be married ...
impact of divorce on children

Divorce: A Child’s Perspective

Going through a divorce is not an easy thing for adults. For children, it is even more difficult. They experience a lot of emotional conflicts, confusion, and even anxiety during this period. Hence, it is crucial that divorcing parents make an earnest effort to understand the child’s state of mind. Only when they understand the ...
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Coping with Narcissistic Parental Alienation

Narcissistic Parental Alienation syndrome refers to the process of psychological manipulation of a child by a parent to show fear, disrespect, or hostility towards the other parent. Very often, the child can’t provide logical reasoning for the difference in their behaviour towards both parents. Parental alienation may happen even when narcissism is not a factor. ...
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5 Things you Should Know about the Finances of Joint Custody Arrangements in Singapore

Parenting is a lifetime responsibility, and it does not end with the parents getting divorced. Child custody, more often than not, is the biggest area of contention in a divorce proceeding. Parents may agree to joint custody of the child or sole custody to one parent, depending on the situation. When parents cannot agree on ...