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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…...
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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…...
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Managing A Toxic Divorce

Divorce proceedings can be painful and challenging for everyone involved. But toxic partners can make things worse. More often than not, high-conflict spouses will lengthen the duration of the divorce proceedings and create numerous problems that prevent successful redressal. Tips on how to manage a toxic, high-conflict divorce Recognize the signs of a high-conflict divorce…...
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Steps to a Healthy Divorce

Divorce can be an emotionally draining experience while the legal and financial strains linked to the divorce process are the other sources of stress. If you are contemplating divorce, you may be wondering if there is such a thing as a healthy divorce. Here are some divorce tips to ensure you have an amicable divorce…...
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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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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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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…...