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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

Family Law Resources

  • See specific topics in the LibGuide on Family Law 

Family (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:

Refer to the News and Resources page for a list of Practice Directions, Circulars (Filter 'Family Justice Courts' on left pane) and amendments.

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"

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

  • Adoption
  • Child representation
  • Divorce
  • Guardianship
  • Vulnerable adults

Under Filters, select 'Family Justice Courts' under the 'All courts' dropdown menu. 

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 2021. Volume 1 / Bull, Cavinder; general editor (Sweet & Maxwell/Thomson Reuters, 2021.)

Acknowledgement & Contacts

Clement Lin Zikai '18 (LL.B. (Hon.) NUS) was the editor of this page from Jan 2019 to April  2022.

For any queries relating to this Libguide, please email