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What are the grounds for divorce in Singapore?

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Full details can be found here:

http://www.lawsociety.org.sg/public/you_and_the_law/divorce.aspx

 

Adultery

The Defendant (the person being sued) has committed adultery with another person (the Co-Defendant) and the Plaintiff finds it intolerable to live with the Defendant.

 

'Unreasonable Behaviour'

The Defendant has behaved in such a way that the Plaintiff cannot reasonably be expected to live with him/her.

 

Desertion

The Defendant has deserted or left the Plaintiff for a continuous period of 2 years without any intention of returning.

 

Separation for 3 years - WITH CONSENT

The Plaintiff and Defendant have lived apart for a continuous period of at least 3 years and the Defendant agrees to a divorce.

 

Separation for 4 years

The Plaintiff and the Defendant have lived apart for a continuous period of at least 4 years. No consent is required from the Defendant.

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