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.
Are you at risk of divorce? Here at WU LLC, we provide an alternative dispute resolution in the form of family mediation to settle your marital disputes.
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.
Infidelity is a common cause of divorce in Singapore. Yet, many neither understand nor are realistic in their expectations when they seek a divorce on grounds of adultery. Here are 9 pointers to consider before filing based on adultery for divorce proceedings. In practice, the person that is alleging adultery is the plaintiff; and the
Filing for divorce can be a stressful process and may not be as simple as you think. Hence, we always recommend that you seek a competent and experienced divorce lawyer to aid you through the entire divorce procedure. Even if both parties mutually consent to the divorce, there are several requirements that need to be
During a divorce, several assets will be divided amongst you and your spouse. However, what happens to your HDB flat? How will it be divided? This depends on whether your flat is considered a matrimonial asset and whether you and your spouse can come into an agreement with regard to its ownership. How do you
Life still goes on, yes, even after you’ve made up your mind to go separate ways from your partner. Sometimes, the unexpected happens, and one’s life may just end abruptly without any warning signs. Realistically, divorce proceedings take months, and in some cases even years, to wrap up. If you should pass away without having
Singaporeans are becoming aware of the importance of writing a will in order to distribute their assets according to their wishes in the event of death, but many of them have not thought about the possible situation when they are still living but are unable to make any decisions on their own. This leaves their
Divorce can be a complicated and long process, even if both parties are able to agree on the divorce and the ancillary matters (such as custody, maintenance and asset split). However, in 2015, the Family Justice Courts in Singapore introduced the simplified uncontested divorce proceedings track. This means that as long as both parties will not
“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
Maintenance of Child It is the duty of a parent to maintain or contribute to the maintenance of his or her child, whether or not the child is living with the parent, with such accommodation, clothing, food and education as may be reasonable. This responsibility continues even after a divorce. In assessing maintenance, the Court
Who decide a child’s upbringing & welfare? A parent that has been granted with care and control of the child has the right to make daily decisions about a child’s upbringing and welfare. This right naturally belongs to the parent with whom the child lives. In certain situations, the Court may find it suitable to