The article below is an English translation of a newspaper article written by a journalist from a leading Japanese newspaper, Asahi Shimbun (朝日新聞) on 11th April 2021. The journalist interviewed and quoted the views of lawyer, Ng Pui Khim on the subject of name changing in Singapore.
Everyone wishes to have their own happily-ever-after – unfortunately, there are several signs that indicate if an unhappy marriage means something much more.
Getting a name change in Singapore is much more common than one might think. Read this article to find out the reasons why, as well as the process behind it.
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We highlight some of the common mistakes you may wish to avoid when writing your will in this article so that you may fulfill your last wishes.
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“Single” instead of “Divorcee” Any husband or wife may file a claim for judgment of nullity asking for the Court to declare the marriage to be made null and void. The party’s marital status after nullity of marriage has been granted, is that of a “single” and not a “divorcee”. A marriage may be void