What are the grounds for divorce?
The law under the Women’s Charter requires you to show that the marriage has irretrievably broken down. At Gloria James-Civetta & Co, we offer a complimentary 20 minute consultation with one of our divorce lawyers to assess whether you meet the requirements to file for divorce in Singapore.
How do I start the divorce process?
If you are able to communicate with your spouse, then have a discussion of your intention to divorce and start talking terms. If you are near settlement, you will need to engage a divorce lawyer to start preparing the divorce papers. If you are unable to communicate or discuss with your spouse, fret not, our divorce lawyers can guide you on the necessary steps to be taken.
When can I commence divorce?
As long as your meet the statutory requirements of being married for more than 3 years, have a reason for the breakdown of the marriage, and having satisfied the jurisdiction issues, you can proceed to divorce in Singapore.
How long is the divorce process?
In total, the divorce process usually takes 5-6 months for uncontested divorce. It takes 2-3 months to Interim Judgment stage and another 3 months to Final Judgment stage.