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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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Prenuptial Agreement

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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Division of Matrimonial Assets

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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FAQ on wife, child and husband maintenance in Singapore

Know your rights: FAQ on wife, child and 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 and 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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Plea bargaining: Its effect on sentencing in criminal cases

You receive a call from the police to attend at the station with a bailor. Your investigation officer tells you that the police have concluded their investigations and have decided to press charges against you. You panic. Hundreds of thoughts race through your mind. You don’t know what to do. The officer then tells you […]

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Getting Divorced in the Syariah Court

​In this article, we provide a broad overview of the Syariah Court divorce process. Step 1: Speak with a Lawyer / Counsellor It is important for you to know your rights before making any major decisions. Contrary to the belief that lawyers always charge hefty legal fees, we offer a free consultation to help identify how […]

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COVID-19: Estate Planning 101

The ongoing coronavirus pandemic has recently put a spotlight on estate planning. In this article, we provide a broad overview of some key legal mechanisms for estate planning. It is never easy discussing one’s own mortality, but in this article we strive to take candid and open approach to the subject. What is estate planning? […]

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