Pacifica Congress International Family Law Alliance: Gloria James-Civetta & Co. & Sayer Jones
Gloria James-Civetta & Co. is proud to be co-sponsors with Sayer Jones for the Pacifica Congress event on International Family Law Alliance that took place on 9 February 2023. Pacifica Congress is a multidisciplinary organisation of family law professionals dedicated to improving the practice of family law by thinking outside the family law square. Pacifica […]
Gloria James-Civetta & Co Gold Sponsors of Family Conference 2022
Gloria James-Civetta & Co are proud to be Gold sponsors of the upcoming Family Conference 2022. The Virtual Conference will be held from 13-14 September. The Family Conference 2022 will focus on “Essentials for the Journey into New Frontiers.3” It will focus on the procedural and substantive law changes that have come into effect over […]
Gag Orders in Singapore – “Ms Gloria James”
This article reflects on and questions the practice of gag orders passed by the Singapore Courts, specifically, it scrutinises the balancing act that are gag orders; that between the rightful protection of victims, and the possibly unjust shielding of the guilty.
Gloria James-Civetta & Co named as Recommended Family Law Firm by Doyles Guide
We are proud to announce that Gloria James-Civetta & Co has been featured as a recommended firm in Doyles’ Leading Family & Divorce Law Firms – Singapore 2021 for the fifth year running. Family Head lawyer, Gloria James, was also named on the Guide as a leading divorce lawyer in Singapore for the fifth year […]
Principal Sponsors for the 7th Annual Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (“AFCC”)
Gloria James-Civetta and Co and Sayer-Jones are delighted to again be the joint principal sponsors for the 7th Annual Association of Family and Conciliation Courts (“AFCC”) – Australia Chapter – Conference. The AFCC is an interdisciplinary and international association of professionals dedicated to improving the lives of children and families through the resolution of family […]
Formation of Strategic Alliance between Gloria James-Civetta & Co and JingShi Law Firm
Dated: Singapore, 25 April 2019 Gloria James-Civetta & Co and JingShi Law Firm have reached an agreement to form a strategic alliance. Both our firms will share legal professional resources which will result in the continuing professional development of our lawyers. We are proud to be associated with JingShi Law who have been established in Singapore since May […]
Hide & Seek: Heartbreaking Tales of Abduction by a Parent when Marriage Sours
Source: Reported by the Straits Times on 2nd February 2019 This article shares with readers some heart wrenching real-life examples of parents who has been estranged from their child (“estranged parent”) as a result of his/her ex-spouse taking the child out of the country for extended periods of time. In cases like these, the Singapore […]
New Scheme to Help Divorcees Denied Access to Their Children
Source: Reported by Channel News Asia on 10th April 2016 This article reported the number of divorces in Singapore to increase over the years, also with an increasing number of them turn acrimonious.
Recent Court Decision on Matrimonial Assets
TBZ v TCA  SGHCF 18 Decision date: 28 July 2017 Valerie Thean JC Family law – Matrimonial Assets – Division Family law – Maintenance – Assessment
GJC Law Lawyers Represent Man Charged With Disturbing Public Peace
Two men who exchanged blows outside the State Courts building at Havelock Square
Negligent Driving Resulting in Death
The man who had pleaded guilty for causing death by negligent act not amounting to culpable homicide was sentenced to two weeks in jail yesterday.
American Molester Jailed
An American man was sentenced to nine months’ jail on Wednesday for using his mobile phone to take photos of two women showering and outraging the modesty of three women in backpackers’ hostels.
Troubled Teens an Easy Target for Drug Traffickers
In recent years there has been an increase in troubled teenagers who become easy targets for drug traffickers in Singapore.
False Police Reports
In 2010, Singapore Criminal Lawyer Gloria James represented a woman who had accused her boyfriend, who was married to another woman, of raping her.
Embezzlement Offences on the Spotlight
The Corrupt Practices Investigation Bureau (CPIB) has been in the spotlight in 2013 for prosecuting several high-profile corruption cases
Laws targeting sexual grooming, which came into effect in 2008, focus on sexual predators aged 21 and above
GJC Lawyers Represents Man Charged For Sex with A Minor
51 men have been charged with having commercial sex with an underage escort.
Man Paid Bribe to Win Transport Deal
The man, a partner of a transport company bribed an employee of the Society for the Physically Disabled for his help in clinching a transport service contract.
Irked by Flight Delay, Man Attacks Policeman
Incensed that his flight had been delayed a man created a ruckus at Changi airport and attacked a police officer at a hospital
Morgue Officer Who Molested Colleague Fined
A technical officer, 55, was fined $4,000 for molesting a colleague in their office.
Cabby Fined $5k for Punching Neighbour
A taxi driver, who could have been jailed for up to two years, got away with a fine for punching his neighbour on the head
Hougang Man Who Vanished in 1992 Presumed Dead
In 1992, he left the family flat in casual clothes, without telling his family where he was going and never came back.
Viet Woman’s Death Fall: Man Jailed for Disposing of Evidence
A man was jailed for one year and five months yesterday for disposing of evidence and failing to tell police after a Vietnamese woman fell to her death
Cross Dresser Fined $5000 for Trailing and Touching Girl
A man who wore a floral skirt and grabbed a girl got away with a fine yesterday.
Woman Fined $1,000 for Caning Son
A woman had been helping her son with revision when she lost her cool. When he was unable to answer the questions given, she caned him all over his body.