Marital Agreements

Are marital agreements (pre and post marriage) enforceable? Is the position the same if the agreement is a foreign agreement? Marital (pre- and post-nuptial) agreements are not in and of themselves enforceable whether as an operation of the common law or by statute (TQ v TR...

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Finances on Divorce

What financial orders can the court make on divorce? The court is empowered, when granting a judgment of divorce, to order the division or sale of matrimonial assets in such proportion as is just and equitable (s 112(1), Women’s Charter). The court is also empowered to...

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Breach of contract in Singapore

When is there a breach of contract?   A contract is a valid and binding legal agreement. It could have been made orally or in writing. A breach of contract occurs when one party fails to perform his obligations under the contract, without lawful excuse.   Lawful excuses come...

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