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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.
Philip Lam - Singapore Divorce Lawyer

Should You Worry about Your Husband Claiming the Children in a Divorce?

Often, during the marriage, the mother is the one who takes care of the children. She thinks that after a divorce, the father will not be interested in taking over the role of taking care of them. However, sometimes, this thinking is wrong. Some fathers claim care and  control over the children. A mother who goes for a divorce, totally unprepared for the father's claim runs a grave risk of losing the children. Reasons Why more Fathers are Claiming Children There can be many r...
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I DON'T DO WHAT THE DIVORCE COURT ORDERS. CAN I BE SENT TO PRISON? SINGAPORE DIVORCE LAWYER: YES

If you do not do what the Divorce Court directs you to do (including paying maintenance to your spouse), you can be sent to prison. In the UK case of Hart v Hart , an 83 year old, cancer-striken, property tycoon, Mr Hart, who had a GBP9.375 million fortune, was given 14 months' jail . The court had divided 38%, about GBP3.5 million, to Mrs Hart. As part of that, Mr Hart was also to transfer the shares in a company to her. Mr Hart did effect this transfer. Mr Hart had also undertaken (agreed) to ...
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WHY DID THE UK COURTS REFUSE MRS TINI OWEN'S DIVORCE? SINGAPORE DIVORCE LAWYER COMMENTS

Introduction Mrs Tini Owens applied to the UK courts for a divorce. She testified that her marriage made her feel "unloved, isolated and alone" ( para 83 ). Why did the UK courts refuse her application and leave her "locked into a loveless and desperately unhappy marriage" ( para 83 )? Applicable UK Law First of all, it is vital to understand what the applicable UK law says. On this, the relevant part of UK Law says: for Mrs Owen to get her divorce, she must prove to the Judge's satisfaction tha...
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