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Breach of Contract in Singapore

What is a “breach of contract”? Assuming that a valid and legally binding contract exists, a breach of contract occurs when a contracting party (the “defaulting party”) fails to perform, without lawful excuse, a contractual

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What is a Lasting Power of Attorney?

What is a Lasting Power of Attorney? A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a legal document that allows a person who is 21 years of age or older to plan how his affairs is

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More accessible family justice lies ahead


Earlier this month, the Committee for Family Justice, and inter-agency committee, delivered its recommendations on a new framework for the family justice system to the Government.  The Committee had four main goals: Protect and support the

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What is a commissioner of oath?

“Commissioners for oaths” generally refer to advocates and solicitors, court interpreters, officers in the employment of government ministries, departments, statutory boards, government-linked companies and employees of designated non-profit organisations who are considered fit and

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