Addressing money, housing, child issues and other questions about divorce in the Syariah Courts Moderator, Rebecca Vathanasin (Senior Associate, Gloria James-Civetta & Co.), and speaker, Halijah Mohamed (Managing Director, Halijah Mohd & Co), share about divorce proceedings in the Syariah Courts in Singapore and cover the most frequently asked questions about children, maintenance, as well […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
TBZ v TCA  SGHCF 18 Decision date: 28 July 2017 Valerie Thean JC Family law – Matrimonial Assets – Division Family law – Maintenance – Assessment
Two men who exchanged blows outside the State Courts building at Havelock Square
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.
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.
In recent years there has been an increase in troubled teenagers who become easy targets for drug traffickers in Singapore.
In 2010, Singapore Criminal Lawyer Gloria James represented a woman who had accused her boyfriend, who was married to another woman, of raping her.
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
51 men have been charged with having commercial sex with an underage escort.
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.
Incensed that his flight had been delayed a man created a ruckus at Changi airport and attacked a police officer at a hospital
A technical officer, 55, was fined $4,000 for molesting a colleague in their office.
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
In 1992, he left the family flat in casual clothes, without telling his family where he was going and never came back.
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
A man who wore a floral skirt and grabbed a girl got away with a fine yesterday.
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.