Month: June 2020

debt recovery

Debt Recovery against someone with no assets?

A debt recovery is a common legal issue in Singapore. Be it a debt recovery for payment of work done or debt recovery of a friendly loan provided, most debtors failed to make payment due to the financial constraint suffered by the debtor or an existing financial commitments that has higher priority than the debt owed to you. Consequently, while debt recovery can be a straight-forward process, each debt recovery can be unique to their own circumstances and situation.


What is Criminal Case Management System (CCMS)?

Not all criminal mention is resolved within the day the matter is brought to the court’s attention. While pleading guilty early is beneficial in saving the time and cost of all the parties involved, it is common for the accused to be reluctant to take the necessary step to plead guilty when the punishment meted out to the accused by the public prosecutor is severe.

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Deed of Reconciliation and Separation

Every marriage, like life, has its highs and lows. Sometimes, some space is necessary for all parties involved in order to clear the air and come to terms with what needs to be done in order to move forward. However, getting a divorce is as life-changing a decision as marriage is. Spouses may just need some time on their own to decide if they want to save the marriage and how.


A quick guide to Alternative Dispute Resolution: Arbitration

Typically, when there is a legal dispute between parties, trial is often the last stage that parties have to undergo to achieve an outcome. However, trials are a costly and time-consuming affair. As such, there are other methods of dispute resolution available for one to take.

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Should I Write A Will?

A will is a legal document setting your intentions in relation to the distribution of your property and the care of your minor children when you pass away. If you do not have a valid will, your intentions may not be followed as your Estate will be distributed according to the Intestate Succession Act. As you have acquired assets over the course of your life, you should have some say in how your assets are distributed rather than let your assets be distributed according to the intestate succession act.

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What Does It Mean to Plead Guilty

When the Public Prosecutor charges an accused, a notice will be issued to the accused to attend Court for Criminal Mention. The accused are required to attend the first mention at the Criminal Mention Court, wherein the charge(s) will be read and explained to the accused. The accused will then be given the option to either admit to the charge(s) or to deny the charge(s) read before him.

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