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'Kept man' must still pay ex-wife, judge rules

'Kept man' must still pay ex-wife, judge rules

He claimed he lives off current partner, can't afford maintenance and could be dumped.

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Court's focus has been and should be the child: Forum

Court's focus has been and should be the child: Forum

If it so happens that mothers have largely been the ones to stick around and care for the child, then the court is right in according care and control to the mothers.

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Experts back repeal of marital rape immunity

Experts back repeal of marital rape immunity

A committee reviewing the Penal Code is recommending that husbands who force themselves on their wives will no longer get protection from being prosecuted for rape.

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Shared care and control statistics don't gel with court's position: Forum

Shared care and control statistics don't gel with court's position: Forum

Research has shown that shared care and control is beneficial to children despite the initial conflict.

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From Oct 1, Muslim marriage preparation course a must if either party is a minor

From Oct 1, Muslim marriage preparation course a must if either party is a minor

New rules in Muslim law Act a move to strengthen families in the community

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TSF v TSE [2018] SGCA 49

Family Law — Custody
When home is where the sex abuse is, for kids

When home is where the sex abuse is, for kids

Cases involving family members, and parents turning a blind eye, on the rise.

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UNE v UNF [2018] SGHCF 12

Family Law — Matrimonial assets

TAU v TAT [2018] SGHCF 11

Family Law — Custody

Parliament passes Vulnerable Adults Bill

The Bill was passed in Parliament on 18 May 2018. This article summarises the main features of the Bill in MSF Minister Desmond Lee's Opening Speech at the 2nd reading of the Bill.

Dishonest Spouses Beware: Developments in the Law on Fraudulent Non-Disclosure in Matrimonial Proceedings

Landmark decisions BMI v BMJ [2017] SGHC 112 (affirmed in [2017] SGCA 63) lay down the principle that a victim of fraudulent non-disclosure during divorce proceedings may set aside the existing divorce settlement anytime thereafter.
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