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Can I relocate my child after a divorce?

Can I relocate my child after a divorce? When parents go through a divorce, it is almost inevitable that their children end up being the center of a tug of war between them. When the divorced parents want to start afresh in
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Maintenance for non-biological child

Maintenance for non-biological child NOT MY BIOLOGICAL CHILD – DO I STILL NEED TO MAINTAIN? Whilst there is no dispute over the parental obligation to maintain a child born of a marriage, given that the traditional family structure has gradually evolved over
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Seeking Maintenance in Civil Divorces in Singapore

Seeking Maintenance in Civil Divorces in Singapore What is maintenance?Under the Women’s Charter, the act provides that a husband is obligated to maintain his wife during the course of the marriage and/or after divorce to ensure the financial preservation of the former
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Is There A Strategy For Divorce In Singapore?

Is There A Strategy For Divorce In Singapore? Divorcing Without A Strategy Will Be A Painful Mistake Divorce can be a very difficult process. Apart from the difficulty in making the decision to have a divorce, the divorce, especially a contested one,
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Has Your Spouse Taken Your Child Overseas Without Your Permission?

Has Your Spouse Taken Your Child Overseas Without Your Permission? What is the Hague Convention? In short, a Hague Convention Application is an application that may be made when a child is taken and/or retained across an international border, away from his
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Why Getting A Contested Divorce May Not Be For You

Why Getting A Contested Divorce May Not Be For You Are You Confused Whether To Pursue A Contested Or Uncontested Divorce? While the difference between a contested and uncontested divorce may appear to be simple on the surface, it tends to be
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13 Things To Know Before Going Through A Divorce In Singapore

13 Things To Know Before Going Through A Divorce In Singapore Transitions are scary because we don’t know where we’re going. It’s just human nature to be afraid of the unknown. You’re not alone. Divorce rate in Singapore is relatively high, with
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Is Filing For Separation Really The Answer?

Is Filing For Separation Really The Answer? There might come a time for some married couples when they feel that they are no longer blissfully happy. They find faults with each other and these might be some over petty issues. What they find
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Do You Really Need A Pre-Nuptial Agreement In Singapore?

Do You Really Need A Pre-Nuptial Agreement In Singapore? Pre-Nuptial Agreements And The Purpose They Serve Basically, pre-nuptial agreements which are popularly known as “pre-nups”, are agreements that couples who intend to get married enter into to protect their assets in the
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Thinking Of Claiming Child Maintenance?

Thinking Of Claiming Child Maintenance? Claiming Maintenance May Not Be As Straightforward As You Think In Singapore, if you are a parent of a child under the age of 21 years old, you are required to provide him or her child maintenance.
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Child Adoption Lawyer Singapore

Child Adoption Lawyer Singapore Everything You Need To Know About Child Adoption In Singapore Introduction Are you considering to adopt a child in Singapore? No doubt – just imagining it can be overwhelming. It’s definitely not a simple decision you can think
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Prenuptial Agreement Singapore

Pre & Post-Nuptial Agreements Prenuptial Agreement Singapore​ Pre-marital agreements aren’t for the wealthy any longer. Marriage is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make.. If a prenuptial agreement isn’t part of your wedding plans, maybe it should be. A lot
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Understanding Child Custody And How To Protect Your Children

Child Custody After Divorce Proceedings Understanding Child Custody And How To Protect Your Children Child Custody After Divorce Proceedings While you are undergoing divorce proceedings in Singapore, there is a crucial matter that you will need to consider before your divorce is
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Can Uncontested Divorce Be Quick In Singapore?

Contested Or Uncontested Divorce Can Uncontested Divorce Be Quick In Singapore? How To Explain Uncontested Divorce To Anyone Civil and Muslim divorces in Singapore are different procedurally. This article will focus on Civil (non-Muslim) divorces. 5 Grounds For Divorce In Singapore Under Sec
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Getting Your Child’s Maintenance Order Before Divorce​

Enforcement Of Maintenance Order And Child Support Getting Your Child’s Maintenance Order Before Divorce Maintenance Order Before And After Your Divorce There are 2 kinds of maintenance applications. One which is done before divorce proceedings commence while the other after divorce proceedings
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Personal Protection Order In Singapore Is Not Only For Violence Or Threats

Personal Protection Order Personal Protection Order In Singapore Is Not Only For Violence Or Threats Applying For Personal Protection Order Domestic violence in Singapore is a familiar subject that we hear far too often. Individuals searching legal websites for information are often
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