Divorce Overview

Couples have to be married for at least 3 years before filing a writ for divorce. However, court does grant permission for some exceptions for filing writ before 3 years of marriage.

The court will only be satisfied that marriage has broken down on the followings basis with proofs:

  • Adultery of the defendant
  • Unreasonable behaviour of the defendant
  • Desertion by the defendant for 2 years
  • Separation for 3 years when defendant agrees to a divorce
  • Separation for 4 years regardless defendant agrees to a divorce

We have experienced divorce lawyers to assist by giving professional divorce advice and filing for annulment subject to divorce / family law in Singapore.