Family Law

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Family law encompasses a wide range of issues relating to the family, including marriage, separation, divorce and its implications, such as the division of matrimonial assets, custody and maintenance orders. These issues are generally dealt with by the Family Court of Singapore. Such issues are understandably sensitive and often emotional. This section of Q&As provides you with basic information by discussing some of the more common questions asked in such situations, for example, what are the conditions for obtaining a divorce, which parent will get custody of the child and how matrimonial assets will be divided in the event of a divorce.