Couples in Singapore can file for a divorce on grounds of adultery and prove that this has caused the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. When a person commits adultery, he/she voluntarily engages in sexual intercourse with any person other than his/her spouse.
In the event you are married for less than 3 years and not eligible for divorce, you may still file for annulment of your marriage. This does not mean, however, that an annulment will help you get out of a prematurely broken marriage.
Child Custody & Maintenance
Upon commencement of divorce, the parties can file a Proposed Parenting Plan (the “Plan”) for their children below 21. This Plan is a written proposal of how each parent shall manage matters relating to their child, such as the child’s residence and education.
Parental incarceration refers to the event where either or both parents are imprisoned. This can impact the well-being of the child, especially so when a divorce is also involved.
Filing for Divorce
What are procedures involved in a divorce, what are the first steps? You may wish to come down to our firm for a free 20-minute consultation with one of our divorce lawyers who will go through and help you understand each step of the
Grounds for Divorce
Matrimonial Assets & Division
Despite the definition prescribed in the Women’s Charter, divorcing couples may find themselves…
Pre Divorce Strategy