We have earned a reputation as a top family law firm and our team of specialist divorce lawyers in Singapore is renowned for excellent work.
Date: 1 June 2021
DIVORCE LAWYERS IN SINGAPORE, FAMILY LAWYERS
PKWA Law is an established Singapore law firm, with expert divorce and family lawyers.
We specialise in the full range of family legal matters including:
Uncontested divorce or Simplified Divorce
Deed of separation
Division of matrimonial assets such as private and HDB properties, CPF monies, etc.
Custody of children including care and control and access to children.
Care and control of children.
Child abduction cases.
Maintenance for child and spouse including variation of maintenance.
Family violence including Personal Protection Orders
Grant of Probate
Letters of Administration
Resealing of Probate
Adoption of children.
High net worth and high conflict divorce disputes.
PKWA Law is consistently named as a leading family law firm by respected legal publications such as Asian Legal Business, Singapore Business Review, Global Law Experts and Doyle’s Guide to Singapore Family Lawyers.
We have earned a reputation as a top family law firm and our team of specialist Singapore family lawyers is renowned for excellent work.
Every family and divorce lawyer in the firm is a specialist and we try our utmost to achieve the best possible results for clients. We are regularly interviewed by the media to provide opinions on family law issues.
Ground for divorce
Under Singapore divorce law, the only ground for a divorce is on the basis of ‘irreconcilable breakdown of marriage’. This can be based on either adultery, unreasonable behaviour, desertion for more than 2 years, 3 years’ separation with the other party’s consent or 4 years separation.
How long does divorce take in Singapore?
.This is how long a typical divorce case takes in Singapore: .
If it is a simplified uncontested divorce – about 4 months (1 month to obtain Interim Judgement and another 3 months to obtain Final Judgment).
If it is a contested divorce & successful mediation – about 6 months.
If it is a contested divorce & unsuccessful mediation – about 1 year.
Percentage of cases that are resolved within 6 months – 90% to 95%.
If you have questions regarding divorce, please contact us for a free consultation at our office by calling 6854-5336 or use the form below.
The Straits Times, together with international market researcher Statista, conducted the first-ever survey to identify Singapore’s best law firms in 15 different areas of legal practice. We are ranked by the Straits Times as one of Singapore’s Best Law Firms in 5 different areas, including in Family Law.
Our divorce lawyers, probate lawyers and wills lawyers are also consistently ranked as leading family lawyers by respected publications such as the Asian Legal Business, Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific and Doyles’ Guide.
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