We pride ourselves on high ethical standards, a great reputation and the value we provide to clients through our expertise. We will explain your rights and obligations and those of the other parties involved. We will walk you through the steps and options that may be taken and explain exactly what the different processes are and what you will need to do.
Top 10 Things to know about divorcing in Singapore
Divorces are indeed the crucial breakpoint in an otherwise blissful matrimonial life that puts the future of both the partners in a jeopardy. Here are tips that you may need to know.
When clients first come to see us, their minds have often been working on overtime for weeks. They have been envisioning outcomes, puzzling through possibilities, and many times imagining the worst. At initial consultations, we do what we can to assuage client fears and let them know that divorce is a survivable process. Here are some of the questions we typically hear when we meet a client or potential client for the first time:
It is important that the way the process is being started to determine the way it will end. In the case of the monies and also the children guardianship, the spouse can arrange the clauses in the agreement in such a manner so that the complications are to the minimum. In order to do the same, it is extremely crucial to present the case keeping in mind the interests of the court and also in a good attitude.
The very first task that is being done when the case is being brought to the attorney’s office is that he /she tries to understand the case in detail in a face-to-face discussion with the client. It is necessary to bring along all the important identification documents that are being required for the case which include the marriage and birth certificates of the immediate family members (i.e. the children and the other spouse).
It is not necessary however to bring along documents such as those to show children’s expenses, water, and electricity bills as some clients tend to do so. It is, however, good to bring them along if they have as it helps further to decide on how the expenses would be divided in according to the agreement later on.
At the meeting, inquiries will be made to evaluate the circumstances and the matters that rechallenging. The issues will be heard along and then proceeded on accordingly on how help could be provided to sort out the same.
Before finishing the consultation, it will be discussed on how the objectives pertaining to the case would be accomplished. At that point, it can be chosen whether or not to continue.