You may reconcile with your spouse even after signing the Deed of Separation. Alternatively, you may proceed with your divorce after 3 years (if your spouse consents) or 4 years (if your spouse does not).
You may wish to be separated from your spouse for a period of time before you decide on a divorce. In the meantime, the parties can still work out on reconciliation.
In this case, you may sign an agreement called a Deed of Separation which will set out the terms and conditions governing the relationship between […]
- with the consent of the parties, interview them in Chambers (Judge’s room), with or without the presence of their lawyers
- nominate a Conciliation Officer to endeavour to effect a reconciliation
- postpone the proceedings to allow the parties the opportunity of being reconciled
It is to be noted that anything said or discussed (including admissions) in the course […]
Section 89 of the Women’s Charter provides that it is the duty of the Court in a petition for a Divorce or Judicial Separation to give consideration to the possibility of a reconciliation of the parties to the marriage.
Singapore law does not treat pre-nuptial and post-nuptial agreements as being automatically binding. Spouses may challenge such agreements, as these are subject to the scrutiny of the court, to determine whether and to what extent pre- and post-nuptial agreements are enforceable.
Singapore courts have […]
A post-nuptial agreement is a legal agreement made between individuals who are already married. The agreement usually sets out how the couple wish their assets to be divided between them if they later separate or divorce. Some post-nuptial agreements also detail how the couple currently arrange their finances and how this will continue or change […]
A pre-nuptial agreement is a legal agreement made between two individuals before their marriage has taken place. The agreement usually sets out how the couple wish their assets to be divided between them if they later separate or divorce. Some pre-nuptial agreements also detail how the couple currently arrange their finances and how they will […]
Notwithstanding the annulment, as at the date of the decree, the child shall be deemed to be their legitimate child (if the child would have been the legitimate child of the parties to the marriage if it had been dissolved (by way of divorce) instead of being annulled.
A decree of Nullity shall operate to annul the marriage with respect to any time after the decree has been made absolute (i.e. final). Notwithstanding the decree, the marriage is treated as if it had existed up to that time.
If the Plaintiff knew of the circumstances whereby he or she could have avoided the marriage but conduct himself or herself such as to lead the Respondent reasonably to believe that the Plaintiff would not seek to do so; and that it would be unjust to the Defendant to grant the decree.
For the Application based […]