07 November 2012
The New Paper

"AFTER 25 YEARS, FAMILY OF MAN WHO WENT MISSING APPLIES TO COURT: DECLARE HIM DEAD"

Such cases are ‘uncommon’.

“It is also uncommon for a person to just uproot, disappear and leave everything behind….if a person goes missing from a capsized boat, he cannot be declared dead if his body is not found…Yet, as far as the family is concerned, they know that in all likelihood, he has drowned.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

09 October 2012
The New Paper

"SHE WANTED HIM TO FEEL HER PAIN"

Maid who killed employer’s daughter jailed 20 years.

Features case handled by Mr. Chia Boon Teck.

09 October 2012
The Straits Times

"MAID JAILED 20 YEARS FOR KILLING DISABLED GIRL"

She pushed employer’s daughter from 16th floor as a form of revenge.

Features case handled by Mr. Chia Boon Teck.

04 October 2012
The New Paper

"TEEN FARE CHEATS UNDER PROBE"

One had even jumped out of moving cab to avoid payment.

“[The girls] will be charged in the Juvenile’s Court. Typically, the police would consult and take instructions from the Attorney-General’s Chambers, who may charge the girls for these offences or issue them a stern warning in lieu of prosecution in view of their tender ages.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

02 October 2012
The New Paper

"SEX-FOR-CONTRACTS CASE"

What is impeachment?

“[While an impeachment can be applied for during a trial,] Judges have to decide whether the different positions stated by a witness are minor inconsistencies attributable to memory lapses, or are material contradictions that affect the credibility of the witness.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck

19 September 2012
My Paper

"WHEN DOES KISSING CROSS THE LINE?"

“[the point at which public kissing might be considered obscene or indecent is unknown, as] the law does not define the various stages of kissing.” – Mr. Chia Boon Teck