Introduction

This blog is written by Ms Gloria James-Civetta, a family lawyer in Singapore. The managing partner of Gloria James-Civetta & Co, Ms James was educated in the UK. With more than 18 years of experience handling divorce cases and family law proceedings, Ms James is highly skilled at ensuring everything is taken into consideration in a divorce.

Ms James is an appointed Associate Mediator of the Singapore Mediation Centre and Primary Dispute Resolution Centre of the Subordinate Courts of Singapore, and is a member of the Family Law Practice Committee of the Law Society Singapore. She is also amongst the first batch of lawyers in Singapore to receive accreditation as a Collaborative Family Practitioner.

Exception To The “3 Year Marriage Bar Rule”

3-Year Bar Under section 94 of the Singapore Women’s Charter, one is not allowed to file a writ for divorce during the first 3 years of marriage. The intention of this section is to promote sanctity...

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Living Apart – Ground for Divorce

Background In Singapore, the only ground on which one can get a divorce is when the relationship between spouses has “irretrievably broken down”. An “irretrievable breakdown of marriage” can b...

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Desertion for 2 Years

Background In Singapore, the only ground on which one can get a divorce is when the relationship between spouses has “irretrievably broken down”. An “irretrievable breakdown of marriage” can b...

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Legal Requirements for Divorce

In Singapore, the legal requirements for divorce may be found in section 95 of the Women’s Charter: Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage Either you or your spouse may file a writ for divorce. For div...

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Divorcing a foreign spouse – FAQs

Can I get a divorce in Singapore if my spouse is a foreigner? Yes, as long as you yourself are domiciled in Singapore at the time of the commencement of the divorce proceedings, or have been habituall...

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Maintenance of Wife/Ex-Wife

How is maintenance awarded when parties go through a divorce? In Singapore, according to Section 113 of the Women’s charter, the court may order the husband to pay maintenance to his wife/ex-wife ei...

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Online Fixed Fee Uncontested Divorce

At Gloria James-Civetta & Co, our Online Fixed Fee Uncontested Divorce settlement packages are tailored to meet your needs and budget. They are guaranteed quotes that give divorcing couples certai...

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Mediating Your Way To Divorce

Singapore Divorce Lawyer-Mediator Gloria James-Civetta & Co The Singapore Divorce Lawyer Blog website is designed to provide visitors who are considering separation or divorce with an overview of ...

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Finding The Right Divorce Lawyer

What Is the Role Of a Family Lawyer? Family lawyers have knowledge of a wide range of legal matters. This is because family lawyers deal with a wide range of complicated legal matters, ranging from di...

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