For those familiar with Singapore's legal landscape, the term "Contributory Negligence" will ring a bell. It is usual for insurance companies acting for the defendant to raise this defense to shift some responsibility onto the claimant to reduce the compensation payout.
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A remarkable story of resilience and justice of Mr. Ong Kean Lim, a foreign worker in Singapore, defied meager compensation offers from the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) of $4,410 after a workplace accident.
This case revolved around child custody disputes and displayed the importance of professional legal representatives like Grace Law LLC, in safeguarding the interests of all parties involved, especially the children.
Recently, Grace Law LLC achieved another victory in the High Court involving a cyclist who died in a road accident in 2019.
Often, a critical part of divorce proceedings is the division of matrimonial assets. This article will look at how the Court determines whether an asset is considered a matrimonial asset and offer a simplified explanation of the mechanics of division.
Under Singapore’s adoption laws, for an adoption order to be made, consent of both natural (biological) parents must be obtained. However, what happens if the identity or whereabouts of one natural parent is not known?
The papers reported that 560 cyclists were fatally or seriously injured on Singapore roads in 2022.
Divorce by mutual agreement is a new reason that a couple can rely on to show that their marriage has broken down irretrievably. This is still in the pipeline and expected to come into effect sometime in 2023.
Your teenage childhas been engaging in reckless behaviour for months. One night, he disappears from your home. You call the police in desperation, and they find your teenager…….but things go from bad to worse.
The World Health Organization (WHO) lists drowning as the third leading cause of death from unintentional injury all over the globe. This data also shows that children are most at risk of drowning. While water accidents are inevitable and unpredictable, there are ways parents can ensure that their kids are safe when swimming.
Lost a loved one in a road or workplace accident? Was the loved one the main breadwinner? Do you wonder “What can I claim?”, ”Do I really need a personal injury lawyer?”, or maybe your question is “Can I afford a lawyer?”
Adopting a child can be a fulfilling and enriching experience for parents involved and we recognise that this can equally be a challenging one due to the legal implications of the adoption process.
You’ve been through a bitter experience and you’re really down. Suffering a personal injury is devastating. You want legal recourse, even though the damages you claim may not necessarily fully offset the pain you’ve been through. You want to know who to go to, what to do and when…
There are quite a number of lawyers practicing family law in Singapore. Many of these lawyers are accidental family law practitioners. What do we mean by that?
Ask around. and Anyone who has ever undergone a divorce or marital dispute will have one important piece of advice to tell you: pick a good divorce lawyer.
How to get away with murder? Finding the right criminal lawyerThe right to a fair trial is every individual’s fundamental liberty and it underpins the legitimacy of our legal system. Whatever the nature of your criminal issue may be, you need and DESERVE a good lawyer!
At Grace Law LLC, we give talks from time to time about Wills and Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA). Usually we also make mention of Advanced Medical Directive (AMD) in our talks.
At Grace Law LLC, we take pride in taking up and completing matters that many law firms shun. Mostly these are either complicated or do not make economic sense.
Almost everyone who has a legal issue head straight to the internet to look for the best law firms or the best lawyers. A few ask around for referrals. Whatever the case, you will be sure to find us - Grace Law LLC.
There are plenty of law firms in Singapore. Some offer offering more niche services, and while others deal in with more generalised practice areas. But what does it take to be distinguished? What makes a law firm better than the rest, to be called what makes it the best?
In his speech at the International Family Law Conference 2016 in Singapore, Chief Justice Sundaresh Menon emphasised that family law interventions should be placatory and intended to help the families reduce contentions. Instead of focusing on the delivery of substantive and procedural justice alone, he stressed that there should also be restorative and therapeutic justice in the process.
He shivered slightly in the frigid courtroom as he waited his turn. A document with the words “Application for Access Order” spread across the off-white sheet was clutched tightly in his hands. Read more: GL.141.19 – Grounds Of Decision_Access to Child This man has not seen his daughter for 9 months. Ever since his 2 year old
An Australian widow whose cyclist husband died here after being hit by a taxi received about $4.3 million last month – believed to be the largest reported payout for an accident dependency claim here. The High Court-approved payout, which was mutually agreed by the parties involved, capped a settlement reached some four years after the tragedy […]
Monday, July 2, 2012 Police officer fined for negligent driving As an officer with the Police Coast Guard, his job was to keep our waters safe. But on land, he drove negligently and slammed into a pedestrian, causing him to now be in a vegetative state. Lee Koon Seng, 32, was fined $4,000 Friday for causing grievous hurt by […]