Ancillary Matters (Part 1) – We are the world, we are the children: child rights issues in divorce
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 7 minutesDivorce happens frequently in Singapore due to a host of reasons: quarrels, adultery, separation, desertion, unreasonable behaviour, domestic violence etc. This article aims to help parties understand their rights concerning the ancillary matters that need to be resolved when a divorce occurs. Ancillary matters (“Ancillary Matters”) include the following: Child custody, care and control, access […]

Matrimonial lawyer’s view on the TSH v TSE case for contest of child custody in England and Singapore
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 11 minutesLawyer Yue-En Chong from Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong Law Practice shares his personal views on the case of TSH v TSE. *Nothing in this article should be considered or be constituted as legal advice. TSH v TSE M is a 5-year old boy born in London who was brought to Singapore to be cared […]

Know your rights – frequently asked questions on maintenance and child custody obligations after a divorce
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

Reading Time: 3 minutesUnsure about your maintenance and child custody obligations after a divorce? Family mediator and lawyer Rajan Chettiar sets the record straight. Frequently Asked Questions Question 1: Can men request for alimony? Many men feel that Singapore divorce law favours women. But in reality, these laws are based on contributions made by both parties to the […]

Law Firm Feature – Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong Law Practice – Matrimonial Lawyers with Hearts
Features,Law Firm Features

Reading Time: 2 minutesA quick history of your law firm Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong Law Practice (DCMO) was started in July 2016. Its two founding partners, Dorothy Chai and Mary Ong had been close friends and business collaborators for the past few years. Sometime in 2015, they were inspired to open a joint legal practice that focused […]