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What happens to your HDB Flat after Divorce

According to the Holmes-Rahe Stress Scale, divorce is the second highest stressor for adults, second only to the death of a spouse. Divorce is so stressful because it encompasses a lot of life-changing events. Above all, many people may feel stressed out about what will happen to their HDB flat when they get a divorce. […]

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Variation of Maintenance Orders in Singapore

A Maintenance Order is an order that the Family Justice Courts can make to direct any party to financially provide for his/her spouse, ex-spouse or children. Contrary to popular opinion, Maintenance Orders are not a “life sentence” and they are not binding for life. Due to a change of circumstances (e.g. you require a higher […]

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All you need to know about Deed of Separation in Singapore

What comes to mind when someone says they are filling for separation or preparing for a divorce? Divorce has been misunderstood to be a contentious process – where couples fight over assets and the care and control of their children, etc. However, this is not always the case. More often than not, a divorcee will […]

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Wills: A Legacy of your Love

Wills: A Legacy of your Love

While it is never easy discussing one’s own mortality, death is a fact of life and we will never know when it’s our time to go. Therefore, it is never too late to prepare for your own passing. One of the ways to kick start this process is to have a Will drafted. Wills are […]

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Probate at a Glance

Probate at a Glance

When a loved one passes away, what happens to the assets that they have left behind? How are these assets then distributed to his/her loved ones? Is there a difference if the person passes away with or without a Will? This article aims to answer the above questions. What is an “estate”? To start, the […]

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A prenuptial or postnuptial agreement sets out how your assets will be treated in the event of divorce or dissolution.

Buckle Up Before Marriage Goes Awry

There is a rising trend in Singapore for couples to do up prenuptial or postnuptial agreements. Such agreements are even more popular when a person marries for the second time, as he or she is more likely to consider protecting assets or personal interests after being divorced in the past. So, what is a prenuptial […]

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Marriage Annulment

Annulment of Marriage in Singapore: Process and Requirements

There are 2 ways to bring an end to a marriage – Annulment or Divorce.  Annulment vs Divorce Whether you should obtain an annulment or divorce depends on which one you are eligible for. Both annulment and divorce have certain requirements, or legal grounds, upon which you can apply for the annulment or divorce. The […]

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A Matrimonial Agreement and Division of Assets is a settlement striving to sever all financial ties and restrict any future claims by spouses.

Dividing Matrimonial Assets After Divorce – What Happens To Your Assets?

Matrimonial assets includes all assets acquired during the marriage that was ordinarily used by them for shelter, transport, recreation or social purposes.

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Wife, child and husband maintenance in Singapore.

Know Your Rights: FAQ on Wife, Child & Husband Maintenance in Singapore.

You’ve given up a lot for the family.  And now that you’re getting a divorce, finances are an issue and you need a little help getting back on your feet. Or maybe you’ve become accustomed to a certain lifestyle and it might be tough to sustain it now.  Unsure about your entitlement to maintenance and […]

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Child custody lawyers in Singapore

How Are Child Custody, Care & Control and access determined in Singapore?

 “Enough is enough!” Jenny shouted, as she slammed her bedroom door.  From her room, she heard the gate rattling. He left the house for yet another night. Meanwhile, their two children hid in the room, as they always did whenever daddy and mummy start screaming at each other. It had been this way for months. […]

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