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Finally. A podcast that breaks down big words and all things law and legal. Join us weekly as we talk about topics that matter to you. Whether you’re looking for answers to your legal questions or a lawyer searching for inspiration and purpose in your legal practice, you need to know these Legal Tings.

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Singapore

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Finally. A podcast that breaks down big words and all things law and legal. Join us weekly as we talk about topics that matter to you. Whether you’re looking for answers to your legal questions or a lawyer searching for inspiration and purpose in your legal practice, you need to know these Legal Tings.

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English


Episodes

70. Family Harmony to Lawsuit Dispute (How to Avoid it)

2/28/2024
What specific financial lessons can families learn to prevent such a scenario? What is the significance of being named as legal owners of assets, and how does it affect the legal battle? In this episode, Jonathan provides a comprehensive and insightful analysis of a recent legal case that unfolded in Singapore, shedding light on the intricate dynamics of family relationships and financial disputes. Delving into the journey of a successful entrepreneur with humble beginnings, Jonathan explores the complexities that arose when the family became entangled in a legal battle over significant financial matters. Viewers will gain valuable lessons on the risks of storing cash at home, the importance of meticulous financial records, and the significance of being named as legal owners of assets. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:12

69. What Assets Can & Can't Be Shared in a Divorce?

2/26/2024
How are gifts made during the marriage treated in divorce proceedings? What is the concept of re-gifting in the context of divorce and asset division? Can inherited shares in family businesses be shared during a divorce? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about various assets like the matrimonial home, cars, insurance policies, and cash in bank accounts, and how is it factored in and split when it comes to asset division in a divorce. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:34

68. The Importance of Transparent Legacy Planning

2/21/2024
How common are inheritance disputes, and what steps can families take to prevent them? How does the court address allegations of non-disclosure of assets by third parties or siblings? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about inheritance disputes among family members, especially after a long time. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:05:06

67. Protecting Family Transactions by Doing This!

2/19/2024
Why is legal validity crucial in family transactions to contribute to clarity and transparency? In what ways does documenting family transactions protect the interests of all parties involved? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about the legal foundation provided by written agreements, the significance of legal validity in family transactions, and how it can simplify enforcement in court. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:55

66. 3 Practical Tips to Futureproof Your Will in Singapore

2/14/2024
What should I do to ensure my final wishes are clearly stated in my will? How can these steps benefit my loved ones and minimize the chances of disputes over my will? How can clarity in exclusion clauses discourage legal challenges? Can I explicitly state my decision not to provide for specific individuals? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about the purpose of creating a futureproof will, terms to include in your will, and also how to word these terms. It is highly recommended to get legal assistance when it comes to writing your will as it is a critical document. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:38

65. The Crucial Reason for Creating a Will

2/12/2024
What is the purpose of a will? Why is it important to have a will if there are intestacy laws in place? How does property distribution work without a will, and why can it lead to complications? How does the law treat unmarried couples without wills? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about the misconception about intestacy laws and helps viewers understand the potential complications that can arise without a will, despite legal provisions. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:16

64. Pitfalls of Parental Tactics in Divorce Battles: Asset Safeguarding

2/7/2024
Can parents successfully claim a share of matrimonial assets by alleging loans to their child? Are parents entitled to a share of the proceeds from the sale of properties transferred to their child in a divorce? How does the involvement and claims by parents affect the overall toll of a divorce? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about the tactics people employ to disperse assets during divorce and the legal perspective on such actions. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:05:22

63. Trying to Hide Your Assets from Your Ex-Spouse?

2/5/2024
How does the court handle asset dispersal during divorce? What are the consequences of spending shared assets without your spouse's consent? How does the court treat acts to hide assets in a divorce? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about the tactics people employ to disperse assets during divorce and the legal perspective on such actions. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:05:26

62. Is Everything Up For Grabs in a Divorce?

1/31/2024
How can divorce impact high-valued personal assets? What factors determine the inclusion of personal belongings in assets division? How does ownership before and after marriage affect asset division? Does the Courts consider the Breadwinner's Contribution in Asset Division?" In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about how divorce proceedings can affect valuable personal collections, like jewelry and designer handbags. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:35

61. Property Decoupling: Legal Safeguards Singaporean Couples Should Consider

1/29/2024
What is ABSD? Are there any legal implications when it comes to decoupling? What is the legal implication when it comes to decoupling? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about a common scenario in Singapore: Decoupling to avoid ABSD. There is a HUGE legal risk when it comes to such a situation and not many people think of potential consequences in the long run. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:05:28

60. Navigating Maintenance Orders in Singapore: The Procedure [Family Law]

1/24/2024
What happens if a Maintenance Order is not followed? Are there any penalties? How long does Maintenance Payment last? How about a variation of maintenance when life takes unexpected turns? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about the legal definition of a maintenance order in Singapore. Also, the penalties if one does not follow a maintenance order. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:03:24

59. Advantages of Choosing 'Unreasonable Behaviour' for Your Divorce [Family Law]

1/22/2024
How do I know if my spouse's behavior qualifies as "unreasonable" in a divorce case? Is there a specific list of actions that are considered unreasonable behaviour, or is it subjective? Can a single instance of a severe action be enough to claim unreasonable behaviour, or does it have to be ongoing? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about what is considered as "unreasonable behaviour" when it comes to a divorce. Understanding what "unreasonable behaviour" means is crucial if you're considering a divorce in Singapore. It covers a wide range of situations, from severe issues like domestic abuse to minor problems that become unreasonable when happening regularly. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:55

58. The Importance of the Deed of Separation [Family Law]

1/17/2024
Why would someone consider a Deed of Separation in Singapore? What are the key reasons for choosing a Deed of Separation over a contested divorce? How does a Deed of Separation help in avoiding contested divorces and the associated high costs? In this episode, Jonathan talks in detail about the Deed of Separation. There are numerous situations when it is better to have a deed of separation instead of having nothing to regulate the terms between the spouses. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:06:06

57. Why you SHOULD consider an Uncontested Divorce [Family Law]

1/15/2024
What exactly is a Simplified Divorce? Why is an uncontested divorce preferable? What are the advantages of an uncontested divorce? In this episode, Jonathan talks about a simplified uncontested divorce in Singapore's legal context. Plus, what are the specific requirements required to be met to file for a simplified uncontested divorce. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:39

56. Navigating Prenuptial Agreements: Key Considerations for Couples [Family Law]

1/10/2024
What is a Prenuptial Agreement in Singapore? Why do people get a Prenuptial Agreement? Are Prenuptial Agreements Valid in Singapore? In this episode, Jonathan talks about prenuptial agreements in Singapore. On top of that, he goes into more detail on what is being covered in a prenuptial agreement. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:03:48

55. 3 Types of Marital Separation in Singapore [Family Law]

1/8/2024
What is the significance of the separation period in uncontested and contested divorces in Singapore? What are the challenges and benefits of choosing informal separation over a formal agreement or Judicial Separation? How does the court handle issues like child custody, asset division, and maintenance payments during separation and divorce proceedings? In this episode, Jonathan talks about the different types of marital separation in Singapore. He also goes through the first steps on how to proceed with each type of separation. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:03:01

54. Divorcing Early in Singapore (Under 3 Years) [Family Law]

1/3/2024
What is the legal requirement for filing a divorce in Singapore? Why is there a 3-year waiting period? What are some qualifying examples of exceptional hardship or depravity for early divorce filing? In this episode, Jonathan talks about desertion in marriage and answers your burning questions. There are various scenarios and to use desertion as grounds for divorce, you'll need to meet the specific criteria. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:04:29

53. Matrimonial Asset Division in Singapore [Family Law]

12/27/2023
What Are Matrimonial Assets? Can assets acquired before the marriage be considered as matrimonial assets? How does the court handle cases where one spouse contributed significantly but it's not well-documented?| In this episode, Jonathan talks about matrimonial asset division in a divorce case in Singapore. On top of that, he goes into more detail on what's considered matrimonial assets (e.g expensive rings, family cars, etc...) Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:06:53

52. Access Denied: What to Do When Facing Child Custody Challenges in Singapore [Family Law]

12/25/2023
How is access determined when parents can't agree on visitation schedules? What is the Women's Charter, and how does it impact access arrangements Can parents work together to create a visitation schedule without court intervention? What factors does the Court consider when determining access arrangements? In this episode, Jonathan talks about the crucial and emotional aspects of deciding who gets custody, care, and control of their child. The critical factor in these decisions is the welfare of the child. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:05:47

51.Desertion in Marriage: What Does It Mean? [Family Law]

12/20/2023
What is considered desertion in a marriage under Singaporean law? Is desertion a valid ground for divorce in Singapore? How long does a spouse need to be absent to qualify as desertion? In this episode, Jonathan talks about desertion in marriage and answers your burning questions. There are various scenarios and to use desertion as grounds for divorce, you'll need to meet the specific criteria. Legal Tings powered by Tembusu Law (https://www.tembusulaw.com/) … Looking for Legal Tings elsewhere? Youtube - https://www.youtube.com/c/LegalTings Instagram - https://instagram.com/legaltings Tiktok - https://www.tiktok.com/legaltings

Duration:00:03:19