Article – Voluntarily Causing Hurt 1

  What is Voluntarily Causing Hurt: Part I Voluntarily causing hurt cases often appear in the newspapers in Singapore and lies along a wide spectrum with regards to the nature and harm of the hurt inflicted. Given the myriad of circumstances that form voluntarily...

WS Criminal Process Article 6

  Criminal Process Part 6: Upon conviction This is the last stage of this 6-part series. If an accused is found guilty after trial or pleads guilty before trial, this is where the sentence is decided by the judge. On the other hand, if the accused is found to be “not...

WS Criminal Process Article 5

Criminal Process Part 5: Criminal Trial Overview of a Criminal Trial     We set out below what happens during a trial. A trial is a very fluid process. The unexpected can happen and lawyers have to be experienced and be quick on their feet to deal with these...

WS Criminal Process Article 4

  Criminal Process Part 4: Before Trial In this 4th of this 6-part series, we let you know what happens when an accused chooses to stand trial.   Pre-Trial Conference The accused may choose to claim trial during the mention of his/her case. Or the accused may need...

WS Criminal Process Article 3

  Criminal Process Part 3: After the first Mention/Pleading Guilty This is the 3rd of this 6-part series on the criminal process. Here, we will look at what happens after an accused has been charged.   Engaging a lawyer In almost every case, it would be beneficial to...