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.

Spousal Maintenance in Singapore

Spousal Maintenance in Singapore Explained… Factors taken into consideration for maintenance of former wife. In Singapore, according to Section 114(1) of the Women’s Charter, the court will take i...

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Benefits of Uncontested Divorce

  Couples who have decided to terminate their marriage and wish to file for an uncontested divorce, will need to establish agreement on the terms of their divorce. They may wish to engage the col...

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Personal Protection Orders (PPO) and Divorce

  For victims of domestic violence in Singapore, it is imperative that they know their rights and seek legal help immediately in order to protect themselves and their loved ones. One course of ac...

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Expedited Divorce Proceedings

With effect from 1 April 2014, an expedited hearing track for uncontested divorce proceedings will be in place in Singapore. The following parties may request for divorce proceedings to be expedited:...

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Child Abduction / Relocation

When marriage breaks down for cross-border couples, it inevitably arises where one spouse feels the need to relocate back to his/her homeland with the children. However, when planning such intention t...

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