How to Get Protection From Harassment in Singapore

How to Get Protection From Harassment in Singapore

Harassment in Singapore, whether online or in real-life, can be an offence under Singapore law. With the introduction of the Protection from Harassment Act (POHA) in 2014, people are now more protected from harassment as the act criminalizes certain behavior, and...
What To Do If You Bought A Faulty Used Car In Singapore

What To Do If You Bought A Faulty Used Car In Singapore

You bought a used car that turns out to be problematic and has issues that you did not anticipate. Previously, it can be rather tricky to find a suitable recourse but with the introduction of the Lemon Law, you as a consumer are now more protected against such...
Making a Will in Singapore : A How-To Guide On Creating a Will

Making a Will in Singapore : A How-To Guide On Creating a Will

What is a Will? A will can be described as a legal document that states your wishes with regards to the distribution of your assets after your death. You may want to write a will to ensure that your assets are given to your loved ones after you die.   Types of Wills...
How to Change Your Name via Deed Poll in Singapore

How to Change Your Name via Deed Poll in Singapore

Changing your name is a relatively fast and simple process for most people. It usually costs less than $100 and can be done within a day or two. With LawyerSearch, you can even do it online. Before we get into the details, do note that a Deed Poll is not needed if you...
5 Laws in Singapore Everyone Should Know About

5 Laws in Singapore Everyone Should Know About

For the safety and security that we all enjoy here in Singapore, there are a few laws that Singaporeans and foreigners here ought to know about : Stealing Wifi A lot of internet users are guilty of this at some point in their lives. Stealing or ‘borrowing’ wifi is not...
Guide to the $1 Lawyer : What you need to know

Guide to the $1 Lawyer : What you need to know

What is the $1 Lawyer? When people bring up the $1 Lawyer, it is often in reference to the Legal Aid provided by the Legal Aid Bureau (LAB).   The ‘$1 Lawyer’ term is actually referring to the registration fee a person would pay when applying at the Bureau to get...
Notary & Certified True Copy Document/Stamp – The Fast Guide

Notary & Certified True Copy Document/Stamp – The Fast Guide

What is a Notary? A notary is a person licensed by the government to perform acts in legal affairs, in particular witnessing signatures on documents. Such documents can include Power of Attorneys (POA), Contracts, Agreements, Affidavits and the like.   Why/When do I...
The Simple Guide to Legal Clinics in Singapore

The Simple Guide to Legal Clinics in Singapore

In this article, we cover : Community Legal Clinics (For Singaporeans & PR) Legal Aid & Drafting of Legal Documents (For Singaporeans & PR) AWARE Legal Clinic (For Women)   To keep this guide short, we have provided links that you can click on to get...

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