Traffic Accident Victims: How to Make a Claim?

Reading Time: 6 minutesGetting into a traffic accident is an inevitability for many drivers. In 2016, the Singapore Police Force reported 10,828 traffic accidents in Singapore. This figure only accounts for accidents resulting in fatalities or injuries, so one can only imagine how many more traffic accidents occur each year. Making a claim after being involved in a […]

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Proving Adultery in Divorce Under Singapore Law

Reading Time: 6 minutesThe Story In 60 Seconds Adultery is defined as the voluntary sexual intercourse between a married person and someone who is not his/her spouse. Irretrievable breakdown of marriage is the sole ground for divorce in Singapore You can file for divorce on the ground of irretrievable breakdown of marriage (on account of adultery) if your […]

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Security Deposits: A Guide For Tenants & Landlords

Reading Time: 6 minutesWhat is a security deposit? Landlords in Singapore usually require tenants to provide a sum of money at the start of a lease as a security to ensure that the tenant performs the lease and returns the property in an acceptable manner. In the event of the tenant’s default, the landlord may use the security […]

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Getting Started on a Divorce – A Step by Step Guide

Reading Time: 7 minutes“We go to great lengths to avoid it. And yet we do it all the same: We marry the wrong person,” writes the author and philosopher Alain de Botton. Married individuals may think that when there is no more love, there is no longer any meaning in staying married. At this stage, many individuals re-channel […]

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Postnuptial Agreement in Singapore

Reading Time: 5 minutesYou may have read about the fancy prenuptial agreements signed by famous Hollywood couples or read about the fallout from the divorce when a couple has no agreement in hand. But did you know about postnuptial agreement? What is it and is it necessary? What is a postnuptial agreement in Singapore? A postnuptial agreement is […]

How to Defend Against a Traffic Accident Claim

Reading Time: 7 minutesTraffic accidents are not uncommon in Singapore. In 2016, the Singapore Police Force reported 10,828 traffic accidents in Singapore which resulted in injuries or fatalities. Although this was the lowest traffic fatality rate in Singapore since 1981, the number of accidents resulting in injuries actually increased. If you have been involved in a traffic accident, […]

Pave the way to an amicable divorce settlement – Tips from a lawyer

Reading Time: 2 minutesContrary to popular belief, there is no clear winner or loser in a divorce – everyone involved loses something. Approximately 80% of divorce cases are settled, but reaching an amicable settlement is another story altogether. Very often, estranged couples approach settlement the wrong way, further complicating the situation. Your ultimate goal should be to reach […]

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Muslim Divorce in Singapore

Reading Time: 8 minutesCivil divorce cases for Non-Muslims are usually heard in the Family Justice Court under the Women’s Charter, but when the case involves Muslims, or where the persons were married under Muslim law, only the Syariah Court of Singapore has the authority to hear and make decisions on Muslim divorce cases under the Administration of Muslim […]

Divorce for expats and foreigners in Singapore

Reading Time: 8 minutesIt can be daunting and seemingly complex when you are an expat or a foreigner living in Singapore, contemplating divorce or being confronted with one. You might not be familiar with the law and your rights here. The objective of this article is to simplify and explain the law clearly and in a practical way. […]

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How to write a Will in Singapore

Reading Time: 5 minutesThe importance of writing a will There is a misconception that only the wealthy need wills. However, a will is an integral part of everyone’s lives as it is the only way to pass down one’s property and estate to whomever they so wish to. Also, not many people know exactly how to go about […]

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What to do after a traffic accident in Singapore – Tips from a lawyer

Reading Time: 4 minutesA lawyer shares tips on what to do when you are in a traffic accident in Singapore It is not uncommon to be flustered right after a traffic accident; especially if it is the first time you encounter one. Keeping a level head and knowing what to do in these situations can be very valuable […]