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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 ...
narcissistic parental alienation

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. ...
uncontested divorce singapore

What is an Uncontested Divorce in Singapore?

If you and your spouse are able to communicate in a civil manner, you`ll be able to make better decisions that will get you through a divorce more quickly. Even if you use the assistance of a mediator to cover all issues, you will file as a simplified uncontested divorce. Through the Simplified Uncontested Divorce ...
child arrangement singapore

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 ...
assets division divorce

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 ...
grey divorce singapore

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 ...
child maintenance in singapore

Maintenance of Special Needs Children

For parents of special needs children, the issue of child maintenance will typically one of their biggest concerns in a divorce. This anxiety is especially acute among parents who have care and control of a special needs child but are not in the financial position to provide everything the child needs without the other parent’s ...
being first to file for divorce

The Financial and Legal Advantages of Being First to File for Divorce

When your marriage is a troubled one, it’s common to consider divorce a long time before taking any definitive action. But once you feel confident that divorce is in your future, you should stop hesitating and start preparing. There are significant financial and legal advantages to being the first to file for divorce. Here’s what ...
child maintenance singapore

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 ...