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Getting Through the Divorce Process: Our Law Firm’s Perspective

Divorce in Singapore comes with its own unique set of challenges and regulations. As family lawyers practising in this jurisdiction, we have assisted many clients through this challenging transition. Here's an insight into the divorce process in Singapore from a legal perspective and some guidance on navigating it with resilience and clarity. Understanding the Legal…...
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Finding a Compassionate Path Through Divorce: A Personal Reflection

I am Gloria James, a divorce lawyer with 28 years of experience in Family Law. Throughout nearly three decades in family law, I've navigated the often tumultuous and emotionally charged waters of divorce and separation. In this blog post, I want to offer you a glimpse into my unique approach to these complex matters, one…...
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Empty Nest Divorce: A Deeper Dive into Late-Life Separations

Divorce, while commonly associated with younger couples, is not exclusive to them. In Singapore, as in many parts of the world, there's a rising phenomenon often called "Empty Nest" divorce. This term denotes couples who separate or divorce after their children have grown up and left home. This transitional phase, marked by profound changes in…...
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Starting the Conversation about Divorce

What is the best way to start a divorce conversation with your spouse without devastating them or causing an all-out war? Starting a conversation about divorce with your spouse is challenging in any culture or setting. It's important to approach the topic with sensitivity, understanding, and respect, especially when considering the cultural nuances of Singapore.…...
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Why Every Commercial Lease Needs a Lawyer’s Eye: Navigating Complexities & Safeguarding Interests

In the bustling commercial hub of Singapore, securing the right space for your business is a crucial step. Yet, diving into the intricacies of a rental agreement can be a daunting task, riddled with potential pitfalls and legal complexities. This is where the expertise of a lawyer becomes indispensable. Let's delve into the multifaceted reasons…...
Negotiating Divorce Settlement

Dividing Paths: A Guide to Negotiating Your Divorce Settlement

Divorce is not just a legal dissolution of a marital union but a reconfiguration of life's plans and expectations. At the heart of this process is negotiating a settlement that can profoundly impact one's financial stability and emotional well-being. The steps taken during these negotiations often predict the post-divorce reality, making the process important and…...
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Cheating as the Cause of Divorce in Singapore

In the intricate fabric of marital relationships, fidelity is often regarded as a fundamental thread. However, when this thread unravels due to infidelity, it can lead to the dissolution of marriages, a phenomenon increasingly observed in Singapore. In this article, we delve into the multifaceted implications of cheating as a catalyst for divorce, the broader…...
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Peaceful Co-Parenting: Creating a Stable Environment for Your Kids

Divorce brings about significant changes, but amidst the adjustments, maintaining a stable and nurturing environment for your children is paramount. Successful co-parenting goes beyond personal differences; it focuses on creating a peaceful haven where your kids can thrive emotionally and mentally. In this guide, we explore key strategies for fostering a stable co-parenting environment. Model…...
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Challenges of Grey Divorce for Women Over 50

Divorce at any age can be a life-altering event. Still, for women over the age of 50, known as "Grey divorce," the experience can be particularly daunting. While both men and women face the emotional and financial upheaval that comes with ending a marriage later in life, studies suggest that the impact is often more…...
Essential Legal Preparations for Elderly

A Guide to Essential Legal Preparations for Elderly Parents in Singapore

As our parents age, ensuring their affairs are in order becomes increasingly important. This not only provides them with peace of mind but also simplifies the legal processes for their loved ones in times of need. In Singapore, several key legal documents are essential for elderly parents to have in place. This article outlines these…...