We’ve talked before about how there are 2 key phases in Divorce proceedings for a Civil Marriage: Phase 1 involves the dissolution and termination of the Civil Marriage. In Phase 2, the Court will look at how to handle the Ancillary Matters regarding 3 issues: Children, meaning … Read More about What happens in the second stage of a Divorce regarding Ancillary Matters?
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We’ve talked before about how there are 2 key phases in Divorce proceedings for a Civil Marriage: Phase 1 involves the dissolution and termination of the Civil Marriage. Phase 2 involves setting out how the persons will deal with all other Ancillary Matters (meaning additional and … Read More about What happens in the first stage of a Divorce regarding the breakdown of the marriage?
If you are thinking about getting a Divorce for your Civil Marriage in Singapore, you must first find out if the Singapore Courts have authority to handle the case before you can actually start a Divorce action in Singapore. Muslim Marriages according to Syariah Law are controlled by separate … Read More about Basic information you must know before getting a Divorce
To help the Court decide on the extent, scope and limits of the Access, the Court can request for the authorities to prepare a confidential Access Evaluation Report, such as in a situation where the parents disagree with each other on how to manage the Access. An Access Evaluation Report can help … Read More about What does the Court consider when making a Child Access Order?
As mentioned earlier, the other parent (who does not have the right to have Care and Control of the Children) will be given the right to have Access to the Children as a separate Order of the Court. Access to the Children (or “visitation rights”) means the right to spend time with the Children … Read More about What is an Access Order and what are Visitation Rights in a Divorce?
The Family Justice Courts in Singapore tend to give the mother in a Divorce the right to Care and Control of the Children in most cases of Divorce. Some say that this is because the perception and belief is that mothers typically are the main caregiver from the time of the Children are born and … Read More about How does the Court decide on which parent to give Care and Control to?
Jonathan is a UK-trained litigation and commercial lawyer in Singapore. He graduated from the University of Bristol in the United Kingdom in 2002 and was called to the Bar of England and Wales (Gray’s Inn) in 2003.
Jonathan has the unique distinction of having formerly worked as a Prosecutor in two of the largest organisations responsible for conducting prosecutions on behalf of the State – the Attorney-General’s Chambers and the Ministry of Manpower – prior to entering private practice, and he is experienced in handling all aspects of criminal trial litigation including negotiating plea bargains, defending accused persons at trial as well as presenting appeals in the High Court and Court of Appeal.