Tag: spousal maintenance

To change or not to change divorce law

In Hamlet, he lamented, “…to be or not to be: that is the question”. In Singapore, there have been proposed changes to divorce laws. The real issue is not all changes are to be welcomed but that some have to be approached with care. This...

Why not maintenance payout for the divorced man?

A recent High Court judge’s statement that wives who don’t depend on their husbands for money need not be paid maintenance have got some lawyers and a woman’s rights group talking about another change. Why not pay maintenance to husbands who are unemployed, earn less...