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Matters relating to Children Custody and Parental Responsibility in Singapore

What is the legal position in relation to access or contact or visitation following the breakdown of a relationship or marriage in Singapore?

2016-06-01T09:31:30+08:00

The court has the power to place a child in the custody of either parent.

A parent with custody over the child has control and responsibility over the upbringing, education, health and religion of the child. 

A parent with care and control of the child has the right to make daily decisions about a child’s upbringing. This […]

What is the legal position in relation to access or contact or visitation following the breakdown of a relationship or marriage in Singapore?2016-06-01T09:31:30+08:00

What is the legal position in relation to custody or parental responsibility following the breakdown of a relationship or marriage in Singapore?

2016-06-01T09:30:39+08:00

Both parents must maintain or contribute to the maintenance of their children. In assessing maintenance, the Court will have regard to the parent’s means and station in life.

What is the legal position in relation to custody or parental responsibility following the breakdown of a relationship or marriage in Singapore?2016-06-01T09:30:39+08:00

Can you explain the basis of child maintenance in Singapore upon divorce?

2016-06-01T09:30:01+08:00

The court can order a parent to pay maintenance for the benefit of a child of the marriage who is under the age of 21 during matrimonial proceedings. Child maintenance can be sought on an interim basis and at the final hearing of ancillary matters.

A child who is above 21 is still entitled to maintenance if […]

Can you explain the basis of child maintenance in Singapore upon divorce?2016-06-01T09:30:01+08:00

What is a child of marriage in a divorce proceedings in Singapore?

2016-06-01T09:28:13+08:00

A child of the marriage is any child of the husband and wife, including any adopted child and any other child (whether or not a child of the husband or of the wife) who was a member of the family of the husband and wife at the time they ceased to live together or at […]

What is a child of marriage in a divorce proceedings in Singapore?2016-06-01T09:28:13+08:00

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