Posts tagged " matrimonial "

Simplified Uncontested Divorce, Not As Simple As It Seems?

May 11th, 2020 Posted by In The News, Insights No Comment yet

In 2015, the Family Justice Courts introduced the Simplified Uncontested Divorce with the aim of simplifying the process of divorce for parties who manage to come to an agreement on all the terms of their divorce and ancillary matters.

Saving time and costs for the parties, the number of Simplified Uncontested Divorces have steadily increased over the years – from 24% of all divorces filed in 2015 to approximately half of all divorces in 2018. In fact, less than 5% of all divorces filed in 2017 required a final adjudication hearing in Court (i.e. divorce trial or Ancillary Matters hearing). (more…)

Co-parenting strategies for divorced parents during COVID-19

May 5th, 2020 Posted by In The News, Insights No Comment yet

The COVID-19 period presents a unique opportunity for parents to overcome their differences, prioritize the children’s best interests and work towards positive outcomes.  While the Circuit Breaker has been extended to 1 June 2020, social distancing measures may still be a part of daily life for the foreseeable future. How then should separated and divorced parents adapt their co-parenting strategies and child access arrangements in this new normal?

May we suggest 4 Cs to guide you during these unprecedented times. (more…)


June 15th, 2019 Posted by In The News No Comment yet

The firm is pleased to announce a tie-up with UK-based charity GlobalARRK representing the interests of “stuck parents” who are unable to legally return to their home countries with their children after their marriages break down overseas or while they are embroiled in an international custody dispute.


2019 Family Mediation Symposium

March 29th, 2019 Posted by Community Events No Comment yet

Our Managing Director June shared her experiences as mediation counsel in mediations involving cross-cultural, high-conflict family disputes, as part of a panel at the 2019 Family Mediation Symposium.


Stop Orders

February 1st, 2019 Posted by In The News No Comment yet

Launched on 1 January 2019 by the Immigrations & Checkpoints Authority, the stop order is a long-awaited measure to prevent unilateral attempts of child abduction out of Singapore in international family disputes.


Divorce, Annulment or Separation: How Should You End Your Marriage?

December 24th, 2018 Posted by In The News No Comment yet

June explains the difference between the legal concepts of divorce, annulment and separation on the Singapore Legal Advice information portal.

BDU v. BDT – The First International Child Abduction Case Decided in Singapore

April 2nd, 2016 Posted by In The News No Comment yet

June explained the facts of BDU v. BDT, Singapore’s first international child abduction case decided by the Court of Appeal, as a case study on the Singapore Legal Advice information portal.