In Singapore, the only ground on which one can get…
Grounds for Divorce
The only ground for divorce in Singapore is the irretrievable breakdown of the marriage. To show that the marriage has irretrievably broken down, you need to prove ONE of the five possible situations as laid down in s 95(3) of the Women’s Charter.
- adultery and Intolerability,
- unreasonable behaviour,
- desertion for 2 years,
- Living apart (for 3 years with consent, or living apart for 4 years)
In our articles, we explore the grounds for divorce in Singapore, and share some of the frequently asked questions by our clients that we would like to share with you.