While there could be hundred reasons to why a marriage has broken down, under Singapore’s Women’s Charter, there are only 4 legally recognized reasons to divorce, called the 4 Grounds of Divorce in Singapore.
But before you consider which Ground applies to you, you have to make sure you can divorce in Singapore as there are conditions to be met before you can do so. Find out: Can I Divorce in Singapore?
Below is a summary of what each Ground means and requires:
|Adultery||Your partner has cheated on you and
you cannot live with your partner anymore.
|Desertion||Your partner has abandoned you for at least 2 years.
|Separation||You and your partner have lived apart for:
|Unreasonable Behaviour||Your partner has behaved in such a way that the you cannot reasonably be expected to live with him or her anymore. Some examples include:
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