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Need Reasons NOT to relocate to Singapore.

Post by mikeyp » Tue, 08 Feb 2005 4:44 am

Please help. My ex-wife and her boyfriend have decided they wish to move to Singapore from London for his business interests. The problem is they want to take my 10yr old daughter with them and enroll her in the American College over there.

I have shared custody of her and plainly put .. I don't want her to go. She has a fabulous life in London surrounded by all her family.

So I need some valid reasons why I would not want her to live in Singapore .. I want to hear from people who have had negative experiences of living in Singapore with children of that age.

I know this is a weird request and that probably people who post here want to hear the positive aspects of life in Singapore but as you can see I have a valid reason for wanting the negative reasons.

If anybody can help me with some valid reasons I'd be so grateful - Ihave to go before a judge wth this info.




Post by Guest » Tue, 08 Feb 2005 11:27 am

You might be better off trying to break new ground by stating that your parent/child relationship will be irreparably damaged if you ex wife moves.

In the US, there have been a couple of cases where the courts ruled that if the managing conservator moved such that visitation was no longer possible, then they had to give up custody.

If you have fixed visitation periods specified in your divorce decree, then her moving would violate that decree.

I must say that your wife is very unthinking... she seems to have little concept of a child's need for stability... two parents... even more so when the parents are divorced.

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Post by Bafana » Tue, 08 Feb 2005 12:06 pm

In answer to the headline topic:

"Chinese Aunties in the NTUC check out line..."

BTW try the family law courts in the UK and see if they can help you - I don't think they can move away just like that if you have visitation rights.

Its time to pull out your lawyers mate :evil:

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