PKWA Family Law Head Mr Lim Chong Boon was quoted in the Straits Times article titled ” Not getting maintenance? Ex-spouses to get help earlier.”

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Below is an excerpt from the article which features comments from Lim Chong Boon.

PKWA Family Law Head Mr Lim Chong Boon was quoted in the Straits Times article titled

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PKWA Family Law Head Mr Lim Chong Boon was quoted in the Straits Times article titled ” Not getting maintenance? Ex-spouses to get help earlier.”

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It is a common problem – ex spouses who have been ordered to pay maintenance frequently do not pay.  The Straits Times article explores some ideas being explored to get ex spouses to pay up.

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Below is an excerpt from the article published on 15 July 2017 which features comments from Lim Chong Boon.

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“Lawyer Lim Chong Boon said he hopes the changes will result in fewer defaults, as the men know they would be taken to task if the officers find out they can afford to pay but refuse to do so. “Some don’t want to give their ex-wives money, especially if the divorce was contentious or the ex-wife had an affair.”

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Full article can be found here.

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Source: The Straits Times

Author: Theresa Tan, Sue-Ann Tan

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