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TIC v TID [2018] SGCA 75

Family law — Matrimonial home

Supreme Court Case Summary: TIC v TID [2018] SGCA 75

CA holds party taking over the matrimonial property solely liable for mortgage and property tax payments between date of court order and date of completion.

UNE v UNF [2018] SGHCF 15

Civil Procedure — Judgments and orders
Eventual owner must pay mortgage pending property transfer in a divorce: Apex court

Eventual owner must pay mortgage pending property transfer in a divorce: Apex court

The Court of Appeal clarified that in divorce cases where one party is given the option to take over the other's share of the matrimonial property, mortgage payments should be borne by the eventual owner of the property.

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Review divorce cases where shared care was not granted: Forum

Review divorce cases where shared care was not granted: Forum

The fact that only 4 per cent of care and control orders granted in divorce are shared may likely be a major factor contributing to the significant number of child abuse cases in Singapore.

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'Pain' damages should not be among marital assets: Judge

'Pain' damages should not be among marital assets: Judge

The proportion of the compensation corresponding to special damages and past loss of earnings should be included in the pool.

Journals Online: The unfounded fears towards equal division of matrimonial assets in Singapore

This article proposes that the division of matrimonial assets should be streamlined into a single approach by inclining towards equality while providing a discretion for judges where the outcome is inequitable.

BON and others v BOQ [2018] SGCA 68

Family Law — Matrimonial assets
Divorced woman must contribute to children's education: Appeals court

Divorced woman must contribute to children's education: Appeals court

Even if their relationship is strained, it is her responsibility as a parent to facilitate the completion of the last leg of their education.

BOI v BOJ [2018] SGCA 61

Courts and Jurisdiction — Judges

UMM v UML [2018] SGHCF 13

Family Law — Consent orders

Implications arising from “decoupling” a property

In light of the latest revisions to the ABSD regime, joint property owners, in particular spouses, may consider “decoupling” as a solution to manage their stamp duty liabilities arising from the purchase of a 2nd and subsequent residential property.

TSF v TSE [2018] SGCA 49

Family Law — Custody

UNE v UNF [2018] SGHCF 12

Family Law — Matrimonial assets
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