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Divorce Process 2nd Step

  THE DIVORCE PROCESS   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...

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Divorce Process 1st Step

  THE DIVORCE PROCESS 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...

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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.  ...

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Article for THEFT

  Article for “THEFT” Section 378 of the Penal Code provides the scope of “Theft”, which comprises of the following elements. There must be a dishonest intention 2. The offender had moved moveable property out of the possession of any person 3. Movement of that...

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Article for CBT

  What is Criminal Breach of Trust? The definition of Criminal Breach of Trust (“CBT”) is laid out under Section 405 of the Penal Code. In order for the charge of CBT to be made out, the following elements must be fulfilled:  The offender was entrusted with property...

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Outrage of Modesty

    Outrage of Modesty? Outrage of modesty appears to be an umbrella term for acts that have violated one’s modesty. Its legal definition as it appears in the Penal Code, however, scopes the acts of ‘outrage of modesty’ more narrowly. In fact, it is usually synonymous...

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Divorce Process 2nd Step

  THE DIVORCE PROCESS   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...

Divorce Process 1st Step

  THE DIVORCE PROCESS 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...

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.  ...

Article for THEFT

  Article for “THEFT” Section 378 of the Penal Code provides the scope of “Theft”, which comprises of the following elements. There must be a dishonest intention 2. The offender had moved moveable property out of the possession of any person 3. Movement of that...

Article for CBT

  What is Criminal Breach of Trust? The definition of Criminal Breach of Trust (“CBT”) is laid out under Section 405 of the Penal Code. In order for the charge of CBT to be made out, the following elements must be fulfilled:  The offender was entrusted with property...

Outrage of Modesty

    Outrage of Modesty? Outrage of modesty appears to be an umbrella term for acts that have violated one’s modesty. Its legal definition as it appears in the Penal Code, however, scopes the acts of ‘outrage of modesty’ more narrowly. In fact, it is usually synonymous...

Article – Voluntarily Causing Hurt 2

  What is Voluntarily Causing Hurt: Part II As mentioned in “What is Voluntarily Causing Hurt: Part II,” the element of intention or knowledge that it is likely to cause hurt or grievous hurt must be present in order to be charged under this section. However, it is...

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...