Children – International Aspects

Can the custodial parent move to another state/ country without the other parent’s consent? The custodial parent cannot take and move a child who is subject to a custody order out of Singapore, except with the written consent of the other parent or the leave of...

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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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