Child Maintenance Fee in Singapore- How will the Court decide?

One of the key questions that comes up during divorce proceedings is on child maintenance. What factors determine child maintenance fee in Singapore? Child maintenance fee in Singapore Under the Women’s Charter Singapore, every parent has the duty to maintain or contribute to the living expenses of his/ her child, regardless of whether he/ she … Read more

Child Born Out Of Wedlock Singapore- Find Out What To Do!

As a family lawyer in Singapore, I have come across many cases of a child born out of wedlock Singapore. Story of Lorraine Tan (not her real name) Little Lorraine Tan is a child born out of wedlock Singapore. Her biological mother recently adopted her and they will be treated as a “family nucleus”. Most … Read more

US Girl Sued Parents For College Fees! Learn More About Maintenance for Children Above 21 Years Old in Singapore

Must divorced parents in Singapore pay for the maintenance of children above 21 years old? Caitlyn Ricci’s parents are divorced. Financed by her grandparents, she successfully sued her parents in the US to pay $16,000 of her tuition fees. She won based on a 1982 case which states that divorced parents have the legal responsibility … Read more

Jolie Wants $100k Monthly Child Support While Pitt Still Going For Joint Custody!

Angelina Jolie has reportedly demanded Brad Pitt to pay a monthly amount of $100,000 for child support! According to reports, Jolie wants full custody of the couple’s 6 children. Other than the $100,000 monthly maintenance for the children, the 41-year-old actress wants an initial amount for the children’s trust funds and an annual amount of … Read more

Child Support Calculator Singapore?

At the opening of the legal year 2017, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menor announced that a committee has been established to derive norms for child maintenance in Singapore, also known as child support in Singapore, based on “actuarial data” on family expenses. The objective is to ensure that there is more consistency across cases. From the … Read more

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