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“Just how much will I get?” is a common question posed to advocates as they see clients through a divorce. While it may be tempting to respond with a precise figure, Ms Tricia Ho advises against this, cautioning that the division of matrimonial assets is in no way an exact science, even in certain “clear-cut” cases. “I think advocates should avoid taking an overly-arithmetical approach when advising their clients on division, and when making submissions to the ancillary matters court,” she says.
After the trials have ended and the death sentence passed, what happens to prisoners on death row? In an oral history interview, Sister Gerard Fernandez sheds light on the final days of some of Singapore’s most famous death row inmates.
This revolution would not be brought about with blood or protests, but bytes and programmes: an ambitious computerisation effort that would ultimately become the LawNet so many know — and rely on — today.
As we bid farewell to the State Courts Complex, we use oral history interviews to piece together its 44-year heritage. The first article in this series relies on the words of Colonel (COL) Tan Wee Kian, who was in charge of getting the Subordinate Courts – as the State Courts were known then – up and running.
Who took the silk in 2020?