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Pro Bono: Family Procedure

Family Procedure

Know the Law Now (by Law Society)

  • Chapter 13 contains sections on Family Cases, Getting a Divorce and related procedures

List of Brochures in the Family Justice Courts (by Family Justice Courts)

  • on Family Justice Courts
  • Maintenance
  • Personal Protection Against Family Violence
  • Youth Courts
  • Youth Arrest Cases
  • Beyond Parental Control
  • Child Protection
  • User Guide: Rights and Responsibilities of Self Represented Parties in Civil Proceedings
  • Divorce in Singapore: Process in a Glance

Information (by Family Justice Courts)

  • Legislation and practice updates
  • General practice and procedure 
  • Adoption
  • Sample Adoption Application forms
  • Children's Issues
  • Divorce
  • Ancillary Matters
  • Mental Capacity Proceedings

Refer to the following statutes and related subsidiary legislation on Singapore Statutes Online:

Compilation of legislation and directions relating to famliy law published by the State Courts including:

  • Primary Legislation
  • Secondary Legislation
  • Practice Directions
  • Amendments to Practice Directions
  • Registrar's Circulars

LawNet (access: NUS Law) (access: Other NUS staff & students)

  • Search by Keyword under "Legal Research" > "Basic Search" 
  • Conduct a more precise based on material type or field search under "Legal Research" > "Advanced Search"

Family procedure in Singapore / Chen Siyuan, Eunice Chua, Lionel Leo. (Singapore : LexisNexis, 2018.)

Family and juvenile court practice / Khoo Oon Soon ... [et al.]. (Singapore : Subordinate Courts : LexisNexis, 2008.)

Singapore civil procedure 2020. Volume 1 / editor-in-chief, Justice Chua Lee Ming ; general editor, Paul Quan (Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters, 2019.)

Forms used in the Family Justice Courts including those relating to:

  • Adoption
  • Mental capacity
  • Child representation
  • Divorce
  • Probate
  • Vulnerable adults.

Resource Librarian

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Clement Lin
C J Koh Law Library
469D Bukit Timah Road, Singapore 259773
+65 6516 2042
Subjects: Law