Housewife seeks support against cheating husband

Number of View: 564 Hi Gilbert I chance upon your website when I am in this dilemma. To leave or to stay? That’s my question. I wish to understand more about my case. Firstly, I would like to thank you for your time reading my lengthy story. My husband admitted to his affair during 2012 Nov and I was devastated, painful and felt so betrayed. Then after half year later when he went overseas, I was very angry and revengeful I went out to club and know this guy. We merely chatted for 2 weeks over the phone and I …

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Legal enquiry: Should woman refund ex-husband’s expenses during marriage?

Number of View: 299 Hi Gilbert, I read with interest that husbands need to pay for holidays as part of maintenance. Until last year, my husband has been asking me back for the airfare and expenses I make when travelling with him after he said prior to the trips that he would foot the bill. I think he must be aware of this as his sister once consulted a lawyer about maintenance when she was contemplating divorce. And now he has stopped giving me monthly household expense and asked me to draw from a business account where earnings from our …

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Contribution to family a factor in awarding assets in divorce case

Number of View: 308 SINGAPORE: The court cannot overlook a dutiful mother’s contributions to the family simply because her husband and children are unhappy with how she ran the household. Otherwise, children with delinquent tendencies would have the power to convict their parents as bad parents when they were only trying to instil discipline. A High Court judge made these remarks on Tuesday (June 10) in a divorce case when deciding on the share of matrimonial assets to award to a woman whose daughters had complained of “abusive, irresponsible and unreasonable behaviour”. the “As far as I could tell, the …

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Husband locked out of matrimonial home and facing parental alienation

Number of View: 345 Dear Gilbert, Many thanks for your reply. I was reading about a case of a French father who was held for ransom by his wife over minimal alimony and access to his son. My heart goes out to him. My wife’s lawyer wants an answer by the end week (which is16th May). I’m currently staying with my Christian friends. I won’t drag their lovely family by revealing their address so my wife’s lawyer can serve a writ. She locked me out and refused to acknowledge my co-ownership of our matrimonial home. If she sends her writ …

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