Workshop: Laws on marriage and divorce

August 20, 2018

Are you going through a divorce or contemplating one? Perhaps you’re getting about to enter into a marriage and are unsure about laws that would apply to you as a married person? In this two-part series, Associate Professor Ruby Lee Yen Kee and students from NUS Law Pro Bono Society will be discussing the laws surrounding both marriage and divorce in Singapore.

Learn about the maintenance act, personal protection orders, legal obligations towards children, and division of matrimonial property and children in a divorce. This talk is important for anyone contemplating signing the dotted line for a marriage or divorce. There will also be a Q&A segment where you can ask all your burning questions!

29 August, 7pm – Maintenance act, the personal protection order and obligation towards children
26 September, 7pm – Division of matrimonial property and children that occurs in a divorce.

Both sessions will be held at the AWARE Centre (5 Dover Crescent #01-22). Snacks will be provided!

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About Professor Ruby Lee

Associate Professor Ruby Lee obtained a Masters in Law from the London School of Economics in 1990. After several years of general practice, she joined an international group of companies where she remained until 2012 , where she joined NUS Law. Since then, she has been engaged in pro bono and clinical education. She has led a number of key projects, including projects involving increasing access to justice for families of persons with mental disabilities. She is the co-director of the newly launched Centre for Pro Bono & Clinical Legal Education, together with Associate Professor Lim Lei Theng.