Ancillary Matters: Maintenance for Wife

Under Section 113 of the Women’s Charter, the former Wife is entitled to get maintenance in the case of a divorce. In assessing how much maintenance the former Wife is entitled to, the Court will take into account all facts and circumstances of each case. The following factors are considered:   The length of the […]

The Divorce Process: 2nd Step

The divorce process involves a 2-step process. The termination of the marriage. Parties will receive an Interim Judgment once the divorce is granted The issue of ancillary matters. This comprises of the following issues: (a) Custody, care and control of children (if any); (b) Maintenance for children (if any); (c) Maintenance for spouse; (d) Division […]

The Divorce Process: 1st Step

The divorce process involves a 2-step process. The termination of the marriage. Parties will receive an Interim Judgment once the divorce is granted. The issue of ancillary matters. This comprises of the following issues: (a) Custody, care and control of children (if any); (b) Maintenance for children (if any); (c) Maintenance for spouse; (d) Division […]

Overview of Divorce

Step 1 – Ensure you qualify for divorce under Singapore local law Your divorce qualifies under Singapore law, only if you are: A Singapore Citizen or PR, or is domiciled in Singapore, or have lived in Singapore for the past 3 years; Married for at least 3 years.   Step 2 – Grounds of divorce […]

Employment Contract

What is an Employment Contract? An employment contract is a legal document that set out the terms and conditions which would govern the relationship between an employer and an employee. Every employment relationship is governed by an employment contract. A well-drafted employment contract would provide both parties peace of mind as it would reduce the […]

Distributorship Agreement

What is a Distributorship Agreement? A distributorship agreement is typically a contract between a manufacturer and a distributor. This agreement would stipulate the rights and regulations to the distributor to resell the manufacturer’s goods and services.   What are the types of Distributorship Agreements available? There are mainly two types of distributorship agreements;   1. […]

Shareholder Agreement

What is a Shareholder Agreement? A Shareholder Agreement is a contract that governs that relationship between the shareholders and stipulates the rights and obligations of the shareholders. It can also act as a supplement to the company’s constitution by adding on an extra layer of protection in terms of regulations.   How does a Shareholder […]

Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA): When is the collection of NRICs allowed?

Overview In recent years, the Protection Data Protection Act 2012 (“PDPA”) of Singapore has been a trending topic for discussion, especially due to the trend of storing valuable personal data virtually online instead of in physical storage. The PDPA is crucial as it protects the personal data for individuals while recognising the need for organisations […]