Friday, 22 August 2014

6 Things to Know about Singapore Divorce law

What's the difference between Divorce and Annulment?
In Singapore, divorce and annulment are court procedures that dissolve a marriage, the difference being, unlike a divorce, an annulment treats the marriage as though it never happened with any records of it ever existing. Also, for an annulment you need not meet the 3 year marriage barrier.

How are Child Custody and Visitation Rights Established? 

Court decisions are based purely on "best interests of the child."

What Is Child Support?

Child support is payment order given to a father for maintenance of a child`s living expenses.

Costs usually include
  • Food, shelter, and clothing
  • Health and medical care
  • Educational and tuition expenses

What Is Spousal Support?

Spousal support is regular payment made from one spouse to the other during a separation or after a divorce. Parties may still be married for a maintenance application.

What Is Family Law Mediation?

Family law mediation is used to resolve family disputes.  The mediator is a neutral, third party who helps parties work through their differences and come to agreement on various points of contention. Mediation can save disputing parties time and costs associated with trial.

Do I Really Need a Family lawyer?

The Court process can be very confusing, so it would be wise to consult with a family lawyer in Singapore to help explain your rights and to protect the interests of you and your loved ones. An experienced divorce lawyer will not only advices you, they know how to navigate through the complexities of the legal process and representing your interests at heart.

If you need legal representation, kindly contact Gloria James-Civetta & Co on 63370469, to get the legal advice you need.

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