Divorce with Foreign Spouse in Singapore

With more and more Singaporeans marrying foreigners, I regularly meet clients who ask me about getting a divorce with foreign spouse in Singapore. There are many issues that can crop up. Divorce with foreign spouse in Singapore Issue 1: Will the child relocate with the foreign spouse after the divorce? Maybe or maybe not, depending … Read more

PR Status of Foreigners in Singapore after Divorce

Many Singaporeans are now married to foreigners. Some of these foreigners are PRs in Singapore while others are on a long term visit pass. What will happen to the PR status of foreigners in Singapore after divorce? American woman offered US citizenship through marriage Recently, it was reported that an American woman invited bids for … Read more

Preventing Parental Child Abduction Singapore

What can be done to prevent parental child abduction Singapore? At the Family Justice Courts work plan seminar held on 20 February 2017, Judicial Commissioner Valerie Thean said the Family Justice Courts would be exploring “stop order legislation” with the various ministries and agencies in 2017. 4 in 10 divorce cases in Singapore last year … Read more

Runaway Bride in China- Divorce Foreign Spouse Singapore

How do you divorce foreign spouse Singapore? Duan, from Xianyang, Shaanxi province, had married a young bride from Laos. To do so, he had borrowed more than S$22,000. Alas, the marriage was short lived. Difficulty in finding a wife Duan found it difficult to find a wife from China as the country has a higher … Read more

Trailing Expat Spouses in Singapore- Can their Dependant’s Passes be Cancelled?

Expat divorce Singapore Emily’s (not her real name) Dependant’s Pass (DP) was cancelled by her spouse a month before she was due to appear in Court in November 2016 for a maintenance trial at the Family Justice Courts. She was handed a 4-week deadline to leave Singapore and her daughter who is schooling in Singapore. … Read more

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