In international child custody matters the child’s “habitual residence” is critical in determining whether a child has been wrongfully removed to or remains in another
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If your marriage breaks down and you have children, either you or your partner may want to take them back to your home country. Under Singapore law, removing children without the permission of the other parent could amount to child abduction.
If you and your spouse wish to live in different countries following your divorce in Singapore, issues will arise about where and with whom the children will live. You will also need to consider contact arrangements between the children and their ‘non-resident’ parent.
Cross-border divorces are far from straightforward and the legal implications complex. Addressing and resolving child issues at an early stage will enable you to deal with them more swiftly.
Under the Women’s Charter (Cap 353), your spouse/ex-spouse is required to seek your consent or obtain the permission of the court before removing your child
Under the Women’s Charter (Cap 353), your ex-spouse is required to seek your consent or obtain the permission of the court before removing your child
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
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