Woman of two daughters facing domestic violence from drug abuser husband

Number of View: 312 Dear Gilbert, I have been married for more than ten years now. Have gone through a lot ever since my husband has been a drug abuser from our courting days. Never worked only odds jobs all his life and through my own work I managed to save enough CPF to buy our marital home. He was sentenced to prison and was just released last year – since then he has hit me about 4 times and I.made several police reports but never took a PPO. The most recent one was last week, have spoken about divorce last year but he wants 50% of the sales proceeds. I feel that it is unfair for the emotional roller coaster I went through financially as well as maintaining the 4-room flat and my 2 daughters’ schooling needs.. I ended with a lot of debts by the time he returned back. All he could say is “I never left you with any debts when I left” but all he gave me was $300. All his visiting I was there giving him the moral support he needed hoping that he would change when he returns. Life seems very meaningless and till …

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Mother of two children feel lost after losing care and control to ex-husband

Number of View: 230 Good morning, Gilbert. I am very upset. The thought of losing the children is hunting me. The judge feel that it is good that he has the care and control as my children are studying in an elite school. They want me to pick my children on Friday night and send back on Sunday morning before 11am. I do not owe a car, whereas he does. Do you think I should appeal for the judgement to be reviewed? There were more frustrations and unreasonableness in the judgement. I can take those related to financial. However, the judge also insisted that we sit for a social counseling so that we can come to an agreement on our children. I have to admit that with every things in favour to him and yet he still kept his affair in the dark from his family and friends and he took our children away from me had created a lot of frustrations in me. I cannot sit with him. My lawyer claimed that it will be better that I don’t go for an urgency appeal. We can appeal for other misjudgement. I did not talk this matter to others as …

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