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Singapore Divorce Lawyer - Lam & Co Blog

For most people, divorce is a rare and scary thing. You simply do not have any previous experience with it and there are many horror stories you have heard from your friends. Lam & Co.'s expert divorce lawyers are focused on sharing information with you to assist you as much as possible in making painless and correct decisions.
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The Role of an Advocate during a Divorce Case

In a divorce case, the role of an advocate is a very important one indeed. It covers all of the following: Advisor A divorce case advocate is expected to advise his or her client about how the case will usually develop and also about the client's options as well as the advantages and disadvantages and risks involved for each option. This is one of his crucial and fundamental tasks. Supporter A divorce case advocate is also expected to respect and support the client's final decision. This is so e...
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How has the Pandemic Affected the Advocate of Divorce Cases?

The Covid-19 Pandemic has led to many changes for clients, advocates of divorce cases and even the family courts and its judges.The changes include the following: WFH From the biggest law firm with many advocates of divorce cases to even the "one-man show" type of law firms, all have been affected by the anti-pandemic requirement that they work from home by default.Because WFH has been the default for some time, most advocates of divorce cases would be very familiar with WFH by now. Zoom Because...
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How Can a Marriage Annulment Lawyer Help You with a Marriage Annulment in Singapore?

In Singapore, you may be able to get a marriage annulment provided the court's requirements are satisfied. However, if the court's requirements are not satisfied, even if you and your spouse agree and cooperate fully and sign all the marriage annulment papers, the application will still fail. A marriage annulment lawyer can help you apply successfully for a marriage annulment by doing the following: Interview Your marriage annulment lawyer will usually interview you to ensure that the court's re...
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5 Tips for Choosing a Divorce Advocate

Your choice of a divorce advocate will be vital to getting the best outcome in your divorce case. You should follow these tips when choosing your divorce advocate: Familiarity & experience You should select a divorce advocate who is very familiar with and has extensive experience in your type of divorce case.In this way, you get a divorce advocate who not only knows how to handle such cases but also knows how the court is likely to respond. Empathetic & caring Technical legal knowledge a...
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What Your Male Divorce Attorney Needs to Know About You?

Our view is that the gender of your divorce attorney is not relevant and it is the divorce lawyer that is relevant. You should let your divorce attorney know the following about your case: Your objectives & concerns Each person's divorce case is unique in its own way. Because of this, it is important that you share with your divorce attorney all relevant aspects of your case, especially the objectives you wish to achieve and also the concerns you have. Your spouse's objectives & concerns...
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Myths and Truths about Male Divorce Lawyers

  We are of the view that the gender of your divorce lawyer is not relevant and it is the divorce lawyer that is relevant. Thus, we believe that there are many myths and truths about male divorce lawyers. Myth: Male divorce lawyers are less empathetic This is most assured a myth as some male divorce lawyers can be much more empathetic than some female divorce lawyers. The truth is that it depends on the divorce lawyer's character and maturity. Those who are wiser and more mature are likely ...
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How to Identify a Good Mutual Divorce Lawyer Online?

Online, it may be possible to find many divorce lawyers. However, to identify a good mutual divorce lawyer online, you should look out for the following: Mutual divorce A good mutual divorce lawyer will help you attain a mutual divorce. In particular, his or her conduct, demeanour and dealings with you should signal a maturity and ability to resolve the matter (and not cause your spouse to flare up without any good reason). Court's response A good mutual divorce lawyer will also be able to ...
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Why it is Important to Choose an Experienced Divorce Attorney?

  When faced with a divorce case and looking for a divorce attorney, it is important to choose an experienced divorce attorney because of the following reasons: Seen it & done it An experienced divorce attorney is more likely to have come across your type of situation and also to have handled it before.In this way, he or she can share with you insights into how best to approach your situation. Range of outcomes Not only that, an experienced divorce attorney can also give you some perspe...
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Why You Need the Best Lawyers in Singapore for Divorce?

You need the very best lawyers in Singapore for divorce because: Care and control of children You need the best of the best lawyers in Singapore for divorce because more and more, parties are contesting care and control over the children. For some, this is because the children have been closer to them all along and/or they love the children dearly. However, we are of the view that there are increasing parties who contest care and control in order so that: (A) they do not need to pay children's m...
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Top 10 Important Things to Know About Choosing the Right Divorce Lawyers

  The following are the top 10 important things you should know about how to choose the right divorce lawyer for you: 1. Experience The right divorce lawyer for you is someone who has handled your type of case before. Listening carefully to his or her responses in your discussion with him or her. Alternatively, ask him or her directly whether or not he or she has handled your type of situation before. 2. Listening ear The right divorce lawyer is one who will give you a listening ear. He or ...
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Things to Know Before Hiring a Divorce Lawyer in Singapore

  Before you engage a divorce lawyer in Singapore, you should find out the following: Has he or she done your type of case before? When looking for a divorce lawyer in Singapore, you should, in your discussions, try to find out whether he or she has handled your type of case before. You can do this by listening carefully to his or her responses or even ask him or her directly whether or not he or she has gone through your type of situation before. What are your options and what are the pros...
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What to Know About a Good Legal Aid Divorce Attorney?

  You want to know the following about a good legal aid divorce attorney: Does he or she look down on you? A good legal aid divorce attorney will certainly not look down on you. People can go to legal aid for all sorts of reasons and that is no basis for anyone to judge or look down on someone. If the legal aid divorce attorney does not understand that, you should reassess whether he or she is suitable for you. Does he or she spend adequate time and effort on your case? A good legal aid div...
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How to Get Reasonable Divorce Lawyers in Singapore?

  In order to get reasonable divorce lawyers, you should look out for the following: Are they able to see the other side's point of view? Reasonable divorce lawyers will be able to understand where your spouse is coming from. They should also be able to share with you the pro and cons of different strategies to counter this. Are they able to settle with the other side? Reasonable divorce lawyers will also be able to come up with tactics and approaches to maximize the chances of a settlement...
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Important Things to Consider While Visit the Lawyer Firm for Divorce

Before you visit the lawyer firm for divorce, you should consider the following important things: What would you like to happen in your divorce case? You should do a brainstorming exercise and come up with some of the things that you would like to have by the end of the divorce: For example, the flat being transferred to you (instead of being sold); lump sum maintenance (instead of waiting for your spouse to pay every month); whether your spouse's CPF can be divided. (Remember that at the visit ...
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Why Choose Women's Advocate Divorce Lawyers?

Actually, we do not think either of the following matters: (A) The gender of your lawyer. (B) The gender of the clients your lawyer usually represents. So, we do not think that there is any need to specifically choose a Women's Advocate Divorce Lawyer. We think what matters is getting a competent lawyer who puts your interests first. Does your divorce lawyer genuinely try to settle the case? Often, the more you and your spouse argue in court, the more the divorce lawyer will earn. A good divorce...
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Important Tips to Hire an Affordable Annulment Lawyer in Singapore

  In order to hire an affordable annulment lawyer in Singapore, you should follow these important tips: A package You should ask whether the annulment lawyer has a package for handling an annulment. An annulment is a type of case (where both parties are fully cooperative) where the workflow and processes are clear and stable enough for your annulment lawyer to provide a "package cost". Disbursements It is important to clarify whether the package includes disbursements. Typically, disburseme...
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Finding the Best International Divorce Lawyer in Singapore

If you are seeking the best international divorce lawyer, you should look out for the following: Familiarity with international aspects of your case Each person's divorce case may be different and so, you should ask the questions necessary to ensure that your international divorce lawyer is familiar with the international aspects of your case. Starting here or there? Also make sure that your international divorce lawyer specifically identifies the advantages and disadvantages of starting your di...
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How to find an Affordable Annulment Lawyer in Singapore?

Affordable annulment lawyers are out there and here is how to find one: Cast your net wide You should not restrict your search to just a recommendation from your best friend. Instead, you should cast your net as widely as you can and in this way, you will be able to have a better understanding of the range of annulment lawyers there are in the market. A list of questions Prepare a list of the questions that you would like to ask your affordable annulment lawyer.Listen carefully to the answers an...
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When It Comes To Divorce Lawyer Consultation, You Must Know About These Important Things

  These are the important things you must know when you go for a consultation with a divorce lawyer: Expertise & experience You should ask whether the divorce lawyer consultation will be conducted with a divorce lawyer who has the necessary depth of expertise and experience to advise you properly on your situation. Agenda & line-up You should know in advance and prepare for the items on the agenda that are to be discussed at the divorce lawyer consultation. Confidentiality & sec...
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Why Marriage Annulment Lawyers Are Different From Other Lawyers?

Some of the reasons why lawyers for marriage annulment are different from other lawyers are as follows: Familiarity A lawyer for marriage annulment would be very familiar with annulments. He or she would have applied for numerous annulments and would be aware of changes in the court's procedures (if any). Able to Advice A lawyer for marriage annulment would be able to advise you on how to successfully apply for an annulment. This will cover the court's conditions for a successful annulment.The c...
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