Since you are on this page, you may be looking for the best divorce lawyer in Singapore to assist in your case. What are the qualities that you should look out for in your search for a good divorce lawyer in Singapore?
- Experience. You may not know this, but there are over 5,000 lawyers in Singapore. While every lawyer who holds a practicing certificate is able to handle your divorce, not all divorce lawyers in Singapore are experienced in family law. Family law is unique. In fact, it is so unique that there is a Court specially set up to handle family law matters. The best divorce lawyer in Singapore does not just handle your divorce. The best divorce lawyer in Singapore help you to solve your problems and offer you practical advice. What should you do if your spouse had been violent? What should you do if you have a HDB flat with your spouse but you cannot sell it in the open market because it has not reached its Minimum Occupancy Period? Which parent should register a child for primary school? What if you have been married for under 3 years and you are not eligible to file for divorce in Singapore? What are your options? There are many questions that may not be strictly legal in nature. The best divorce lawyer in Singapore will have no problems in answering them because of his or her experience.
- Costs. A good divorce lawyer in Singapore is transparent about costs. The best divorce lawyer in Singapore does not overcharge. We offer nett costs for our services, whether your divorce is uncontested or contested. It is important to note that in a divorce, you do not just pay for a lawyer. You are expected to pay for the Court filing fees, the Commissioner’s fees, the fees chargeable by the despatch officer, the cost of bankruptcy searches. We have that covered in our nett costs schedule. Hence, what you see is what you pay. There is no hidden cost.
- Empathy. A good divorce lawyer in Singapore does not just see his or her client as “just another file”. We spend a minimum of 45 minutes to an hour with every client. We listen and offer our advice (legal or non-legal). We are friends to all of our clients. We understand what you are going through and we stand by you, through thick and thin. You will always be communicating with a lawyer, the divorce lawyer you paid for. You will not be speaking with a secretary, a paralegal, a trainee or an assistant.
- Speed. We do not overload our case load. Hence we are able to provide a guarantee that all your documents will be ready within 24 hours, if not earlier.
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