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Prenuptial Agreements FAQ`s

If you need legal advice to find out your options before you proceed to divorce, we offer a free no-obligation consultation with one of our divorce lawyers. ...
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Maintenance Obligations Amid Economic Crisis due to Covid-19

On 7 April 2020, the Singapore government passed a new Act, called the Covid-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Act 2020 to define the details of the circuit breaker restrictions for containing the spread of Covid-19. One of the measures in the Act called for a complete shutdown for many non-essential businesses which has caused serious ...
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COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 and How It Affects Child Access Arrangements

(UPDATED AS OF 10 APRIL 2020) As a result of the enactment of the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 (the “Act”) and the amendments made thereafter, every parent (either separated or divorced) will inevitably have questions on how the Act will impact their current Court Order or agreement on child access arrangements. On our analysis ...
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Co-parenting in a Pandemic

The Singapore Family Justice Court’s (“FJC”) approach to handling family disputes is to encourage effective co-parenting. Past cases illustrate that effective co-parenting involves prioritising the welfare of the children pursuant to Section 125 of the Women’s Charter. Judges have reminded parties that “acrimony is no excuse for the lack of communication” (in the case of ...
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6 Things to Ask a Family Lawyer Before Hiring

Divorce is never easy, but the right attorney can smooth the path. The “right” lawyer is not only well-qualified in the family law field, but has a working style and personality that meets your needs and expectations. When you meet with a prospective Singapore divorce lawyer, ask these six questions to determine whether you’re making ...
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Impact of Coronavirus on Divorce & Child Custody in Singapore

The coronavirus pandemic has thrust the world into a period of fear and uncertainty. For divorced parents, these feelings are intensified. How can parents protect their children from potential exposure to the virus without violating a shared custody or visitation order? What if one parent believes a particular activity is safe for the children, but ...
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Covid-19 and Marital Relationship Issues

The worldwide call to limit external social activity, keeping a social distance, working from home and even having to isolate oneself at home will result in one having to spend much more than an unusual amount of time at home with their spouse. This situation can inevitably expose any underlying conflicts couples may be experiencing. ...
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How Will a Divorce Pan out With Children in the Picture?

Divorce can be made simple if uncontested, but what if there are children in the picture? A divorce is no longer just between the Husband and the Wife when there is a child, or children, from the marriage. Television programmes often depict divorcing parents who are undergoing a ‘messy’ divorce ‘fighting’ for their child in ...

Requirements for obtaining an Employment Pass in Singapore

A. Eligibility Requirements of Employment Pass (“EP”) The current salary threshold for the EP is $3,300. ...

Directors: Remuneration

Under Singapore corporate law, in the absence of express stipulation in the articles of association ...