Changing Surnames of Children after Divorce in Singapore

Matthew’s decision to change his surname to that of his wife’s Matthew Broberg wrote about his decision to change his last name from Brender to Broberg. He did it because: His wife did not consider changing her surname. He felt strongly about their family having a shared surname. It symbolises gender equality. After he made … Read more

Jaime Teo and Daniel Ong’s Divorce- Co-Parenting in Singapore

We witnessed many celebrity divorces in 2016. From Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt, to Johnny Depp and Amber Heard. In Singapore, celebrity couple Jaime Teo and Daniel Ong announced that they have been divorced since August 2016. Jaime Teo is a former beauty queen turned TV actress while Daniel Ong is former radio DJ. Together, … Read more

Default in Maintenance Not the Way to Gain Access to Son

Enforcement of maintenance order in Singapore A woman filed an enforcement application against her ex-husband for failing to pay for their son’s tuition and enrichment expenses. They were divorced since 2010 but continue to be acrimonious with each other. Under the 2010 Court order, the former husband needs to pay half of the child’s tuition … Read more

Wong Li Lin’s Experience as Single Mother in Singapore

Most Singaporeans would have heard of the name Wong Li Lin who made her name in popular local dramas such as Triple Nine. She divorced in 2013 and is a single mum to 2 children. Wong recently wrote an article on her experience as a single mother in Singapore. Statistics from the 2014 Ministry of … Read more

British Father Banned Texting Daughter

A man in London who is separated from his wife has failed to reverse an order which stops him from sending text messages to his 12-year-old daughter. In addition, the man was also not allowed to provide his daughter with a hand phone. The order was made by a judge (Mrs Justice Parker) after private … Read more

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