Is this the end of the road for me? After all these years of sacrifice and turmoil, this is what I get? What have I gotten myself into? Questions after questions linger in your mind and you just do not know how to answer them.
As God says it, everything is created in pairs, the rich and the poor, the king and the queen, husband and wife. When you walk down the aisle, the presumption was it will last forever and that you have found your soulmate that you would want to spend the rest of your life with.
Divorce according to Islamic perspective is very much discouraged and our Prophet Muhammad (pbuh) cautioned against senseless divorce, he said “Among lawful things, divorce is most hated by Allah.” (Abu Dawud).
Division of matrimonial assets
Is my home going to be sold? Where will I Stay? Will my CPF be affected? What happens to my inheritance?
We understand the concerns surrounding losing your home, the assets which you that you had contributed towards when building your family and the uncertainty of how you will rebuild your life again
At the end of a divorce, your assets would be divided with your spouse. However, having a specialised lawyer advising you on what proposals are reasonable in the eyes of the law will reduce these concerns.
Custody? Care & Control? Access? Visitation Rights? Who will my child stay with? Can I see my child during the holidays? Who will make important decisions for my child? These are complex matters that should not be treated lightly. Your child’s future depends on the decisions you make during the course of your divorce.
Our lawyers who specialise in Custody related matters will be able to assist you in ensuring that you as a parent will be able to care for your child and that their needs are protected
Is anyone in your family abusing you? Are you living in fear? If you are, you may need a Personal Protection Order to STOP the violence. There are various types of Protection Orders that you may apply for. Speak to one of our lawyers so that we can advise you on how its best to stop the violence and fear.
Spouse & Children
Do you need financial support from your spouse to support yourself or your child? During the marriage or even at the end, if one spouse requires the other to provide money to support the other they may take out a Maintenance Application.
Our Lawyers who specialise in Maintenance Applications will be able to advise you on whether your request is reasonable and the likelihood of success.