Under the Women’s Charter (Cap 353), your spouse/ex-spouse is required to seek your consent or obtain the permission of court before removing your child from Singapore. If your spouse/ex-spouse is going to bring or has brought the child out of Singapore without your consent, that could amount to child abduction. We understand how terrifying this experience might be. Hence, we will share with you the ways to prevent removal of your child. Continue reading “All you Need to Know on Preventing Child Abduction”
Under the Women’s Charter (Cap 353), your ex-spouse is required to seek your consent or obtain the permission of court before removing your child from Singapore. If your ex-spouse has brought the child out of Singapore without your consent, that amounts to child abduction. We empathize with your fear in such a situation. Hence, we will share with you the process of applying to Court for the return of your child. Continue reading “Commencing Court Proceedings Against an Ex-spouse who has Abducted your Child”
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As a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, many governments have implemented travel restrictions into the country in the hopes of slowing the transmission of the Coronavirus. Singapore is no stranger to such travel restrictions.
Continue reading “Foreign Students Studying in Singapore During Covid-19”
Is my foreign pre-nuptial agreement valid and enforceable in Singapore?
In the event of a divorce, the Singapore courts will take into account any agreement entered into between parties when determining divorce issues (s 112(2)(e) of the Women’s Charter). However, the weight of such an agreement would differ in each circumstance. Continue reading “International Prenuptial Agreements in Singapore”
If I get divorced in a foreign country, can the Singapore courts grant financial relief for matrimonial assets situated in Singapore? Continue reading “DIVISION OF MATRIMONIAL ASSETS IN SINGAPORE FOR FOREIGN DIVORCES”
If your spouse removes your child from Singapore for more than one month without your written consent or without permission from the court, this may constitute a punishable offence under section 126(3), (4) and (5) of the Women’s Charter. Continue reading “Child Abduction: What If My Spouse Takes my Child to Another Country?”
Expats facing divorce in Singapore must consider a number of unique questions and issues particular to their international status. Continue reading “What Legal Issues Does an Expat Face During Divorce in Singapore?”
With more foreigners working and living in Singapore, and more Singaporeans living abroad as shown by statistics, it does not come to surprise that there are also more mixed marriages registered In this regard, there are a growing number of family law proceedings involving cross-jurisdictional legal issues. Continue reading “Stay Proceedings in Singapore: Forum Non Conveniens”
A parent’s love for his/her child knows no boundaries. Parents act in a way they think is for the best interest of the child even if that means bringing the child out of Singapore, for a holiday or for good. Continue reading “Ways to prevent a spouse from removing a child from Singapore”