Sharanjit Kaur
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Sharanjit Kaur has acquired vast experience in a wide spectrum of matters relating to family and matrimonial disputes, adoption and guardianship matters, motor insurance claims, workmen’s compensation claims, general insurance claims, probate work, civil and commercial litigation, and criminal litigation. Some of her cases, especially those involving family /matrimonial disputes, have been reported in the Singapore Law Reports. Her areas of practice include Family Law; Adoption and Guardianship; Insurance Law; Motor Vehicle and Industrial Accident Claims; Workmen’s Compensation Claims; General Insurance Claims and Estate; Probate Matters; Civil Litigation and Commercial Litigation. Sharanjit has successfully conducted the defence and negotiated the satisfactory settlement of numerous personal injury and property damage claims arising from road traffic accidents and industrial accidents, claims against occupiers, claims for fire and/or water damage, claims against contractors, and claims against professionals, in the High Court and the District Court for numerous insurance companies including the recent reported case of Ingrid Christina Hanson & Ors v Tan Puey Tze [2008]1 SLR 409. She has also been practising family law, adoption and probate matters for the past 11 years. Besides handling various contested divorce proceedings up to the Court of Appeal, she has also handle claims for maintenance and personal protection orders in the Family Court. Through the mediation process in the Family Court, she has successfully assisted parties to reach amicable settlements in respect of their matrimonial disputes Sharanjit has also represented parties in various civil and commercial litigation matters some of which have been reported in the Singapore Law Reports as follows Damayanti Kantilal Doshi v Indian Bank [1999] 2 SLR 306; Teck Tai Hardware (S) Pte Ltd v Corten Furniture Pte Ltd [1998] 2 SLR 244; Manik Thanwardas Binwani v Tulsidas Udharam Binwani & Anor [2003] SGHC 100.

Is maintenance for wives still necessary?
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal,Regional Law

Reading Time: 6 minutesWhen people hear the term “maintenance” being used in the family law context, their first instinct would be to associate it with children or women. This is unsurprising given that women were historically perceived to be financially dependent on their spouses, and hence greater protection needed to be accorded as they were the more vulnerable […]

Prenups – the next big thing in Singapore
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 5 minutesContrary to popular belief, marital agreements are not as uncommon or far-fetched as they may seem to be. But what are nuptial agreements? Why are they getting increasingly popular? Pre-nuptial agreements The days leading up to the big day are passing in a rush. Amidst all the ordering of flowers and fussing over choices of […]

Eyes wide open – How useful and enforceable are pre-nuptial agreements in Singapore?
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 7 minutesSigning an agreement to establish how your assets will be distributed in the event of a divorce may sound like a good idea, but will it work? This article discusses the usefulness of a pre-nuptial agreement, and whether you should get one. This article is written by Sharanjit Kaur and Suzanne Kingston from Withers KhattarWong and […]