Causes of Divorce

What are the causes of divorce today? The older generations may have settled for an unhappy marriage in the past. In present day, divorce is no longer socially taboo. In China, the world’s second largest economy, 1.85 million couples filed for divorce with the civil affairs authority in the first half of 2017. According to … Read more

Is Virtual Infidelity a Ground for Divorce in Singapore?

Is virtual infidelity a ground for divorce in Singapore? It is important to note that virtual infidelity does not equate to adultery. Adultery involves sexual intercourse between a married person and a third party, while virtual infidelity does not. Some Statistics According to the American Sociological Association, married people who start watching pornography are twice … Read more

What Leads to Divorce?

As a divorce lawyer in Singapore, many of my friends asked me “what leads to a divorce”. What leads to a divorce? According to psychologist Eli Finkel, compatibility may not remain strong over time even if a couple were to start off strong. Most couples date for a few years before they are engaged. This … Read more

Statistics on Marriages and Divorces 2016

What do statistics on marriages and divorces 2016 look like? Statistics on marriages and divorces 2016 show that: There were fewer civil marriages (22,017 in 2016 as compared to 22,544 in 2015); There were more Muslim marriages (5,954 in 2016 as compared to 5,778 in 2017); 44.4 unmarried males out of every 1,000 aged between … Read more

Irretrievable Breakdown of Marriage Singapore

What count towards irretrievable breakdown of marriage Singapore? Under Section 95(3) of the Women’s Charter, you can prove irretrievable breakdown of marriage Singapore if it satisfies the Court of one of the following: Your spouse committed adultery and you find it intolerable to live with him/ her; Your spouse has behaved in such a way … Read more