Roqiyah Begum
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Roqiyah Begum graduated from the University of Sheffield in 2009 and was admitted as an Advocate & Solicitor of the Supreme Court of Singapore in 2012She practices general litigation with a focus in the areas of Family Law and Probate matters. She specializes in Syariah Law. She also deals with proceedings and applications involving custody of children, maintenance and Personal Protection Orders (PPO). Beside theses, she also regularly advises on other personal legal matters such as drafting of Wills, Probate and Administration, Lasting Power of Attorney and also the relevant applications under the Mental Capacity Act. On the civil front, she is experienced in dealing with matters such as bankruptcy and insolvency and debt recovery. She has been with the firm since her practice training contract and is actively involved in Legal Clinics.

Muslim Inheritance: How Does It Work?
Personal,Wills, Probates and Trusts

Reading Time: 6 minutesHandling probate and inheritance matters may be difficult, especially after losing a loved one. This process is slightly more complicated for Muslims, who are bound by a different set of rules from non-Muslims. For Muslims, the distribution of a deceased Muslim’s estate must be in accordance with Muslim inheritance law, also known as faraidh. What […]

Muslim Divorce in Singapore
Divorce and Child Custody,Personal

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 […]