Monday, 9 November 2020

FAMILY VIOLENCE

7.00pm 

What is family violence?

 

This heartbreaking phenomenon demands urgent attention in the COVID-19 climate as many victims are trapped at home with their perpetrators, helpless. The elderly and vulnerable victims, too, are voiceless. They need help.

Understand how familial relationships significantly impact the behaviour of perpetrators and victims alike. Learn how to protect yourself and your loved ones from family violence and be the voice for the elderly and vulnerable victims.

 

Join our panellists as they share the social and legal aspects of family violence. Find out more about the social support and legal recourse available to victims. Help make the violence stop.

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

DEALING WITH CREDITORS

7.00pm

Dealing with debt and creditors is a difficult matter to handle, for you, your loved ones, and your business.  

We understand that it is not an easy conversation to have, but we are here to give you advice on how you and your loved ones can better navigate if caught in such a situation.
 
Join our panellist as he shares about how you can handle this matter better and insights to help you gain a better grasp of this tough issue!

Thursday, 12 November 2020

劳工法

解雇和裁员有关的问题 

12.30pm

解雇和裁员,两者有什么区别?

 

如果出现这种情况,如何解决劳资双方之间的纠纷?

 

鉴于目前经济的不确定性,企业难以维持生计,导致许多员工发现自己正处于解雇甚至裁员的境地。

Saturday, 14 November 2020

预先法律规划

12.30pm

您如何确认您的后事在您过世后一切顺利,让您得以在黄金的晚年时期得到更大的心灵平静?


如果您的亲人缺乏替自己做决定的行为能力时,您能做些什么?您如何提前规划,并让您的希望在事前被得知?


请加入我们的讨论,我们的小组成员将分享什么是持久授权书(LPA),以及它可以如何给您对于生活更大的控制权,以及更加了解您与您的家人可以如何透过LPA和其他法律工具,例如预先医疗指示和遗嘱,来计划您的未来。

Friday, 13 November 2020

离婚与你

7.00pm

阻断措施实施以来家庭暴力事件的增加(《海峡时报》,2020年5月14日)表明因2019冠状病毒所实施的措施正在影响家庭,尤其是婚姻。 每天不停的面对配偶可能导致双方认识到婚姻中的一些他们不愿意面对的事实。

 

这样的经历是否给您带来了一些婚姻问题? 您是否担心自己的财务状况或子女的问题?

 

我们的网络研讨会将协助您了解离婚程序,婚姻辅导,以及面对婚姻问题的夫妻可以考虑的其他途径。我们也将讨论孩子的监护权、赡养费、婚姻财产分割等问题。

Monday, 9 November  2020

EMPLOYMENT

Termination and Retrenchment

12.30pm

Is there a difference between Employment Termination and Retrenchment?

 

What are the avenues to resolve disputes between the employer and employees if such a situation happens?

 

Given the current economic uncertainty, many employees find themselves already facing termination or even retrenchment as businesses struggle to stay afloat.  


Join our panellists as they share on the legal aspects of termination and retrenchment, as well as the various avenues where employees can seek help if faced with such a situation.  

 

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

WORKING FROM HOME 

PDPA considerations for Employees and Small Businesses

12.30pm

Did you know that collecting customers’ contact information, identifiable details, and payment information open you up to a range of issues which you need to be mindful of?

 

With the remote working culture on the rise, so too are phishing activities, scams and data breaches. With the modern office life moving into remote working mode, do you know how to avoid or manage such risks?

 

Join our panellist as he shares on  what to do to prevent data breaches, and how you and your business should respond to heightening risks of cyber threats.

Thursday, 12 October 2020

DIVORCE AND YOU

Civil

7.00pm

The rise of family violence cases since circuit breaker (The Straits Times, 14 May 2020) is a sign that the shutdown measures due to Covid-19 is affecting families, perhaps especially for marriages. Spouses who find themselves in each other’s presence all day, every day, may learn some hard truths about their marriage.  

 

Has the experience given rise to some marital issues for you? Are you worried about your financial situation and your children? 
 

Join our panellists as they walk you through divorce proceedings, mediation and explore other options for couples facing marital disputes and discuss ancillary matters such as children’s welfare, maintenance, division of matrimonial assets and more.

Sunday, 15 November 2020

SMALL BUSINESSES IN A CRISIS

7.00pm

COVID-19 is understandably a stressful situation for small business owners. Worried about your obligations, especially rental payments?


Confused by the many different schemes that the government has rolled out?

 

Unsure if you are eligible for these schemes?

Wondering what will happen if the measures under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 come to an end, and what are the follow-on effects? 
 
Join our panellists as they help small businesses understand the different avenues of assistance, their legal rights and obligations under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020, especially with the recent extension of support.

Tuesday, 10 November 2020

FREELANCING IN A CRISIS

12.30pm

Are you part of the gig economy or run your own business? 

Stay abreast with how the law operates in relation to non-payment of fees or cancelled contracts, understand the various governmental measures in place and gain practical tips on how to sustain your passion. 

Join our panellists of on how you can better protect yourself now and for the future.   
 

Wednesday, 11 November 2020

LANDLORD AND TENANCY MATTERS

7.00pm

Are you a landlord or tenant of shops, restaurants or offices?

 

Are you facing financial difficulties due to Covid-19? Are you wondering what legal or government measures apply to you?

 

Join our panellists as they help you

understand the relevant government measures (including the rental relief framework) and practical tips to approach your landlord/tenant to try to seek a solution. They will walk through common scenarios encountered by both commercial landlords and tenants.  
 

Sunday, 15 November 2020

DIVORCE AND YOU

Syariah

12.30pm

Divorcing or looking to divorce and having trouble understanding the Syariah divorce process? 

 

Worried about money, your house and your children? Do you have a million other questions about divorce in the Syariah Courts?


Join our panellists as they share about divorce proceedings in the Syariah Courts and cover the most frequently asked questions such as the concept of nafkah iddah (financial support for the period that the wife is not permitted to remarry), mutaah (a “consolatory” gift to the wife for the marriage period) and more. Also find out alternative options for resolving your marriage issues. 

Friday, 13 November  2020

ADVANCE LEGAL PLANNING 

12.30pm

How do you ensure that your affairs will be in order after your passing, so that you can have greater peace of mind as you enjoy your golden years?


What can you do if a loved one lacks mental capacity to make decisions for himself?


How do you plan ahead and make your wishes known in advance?
 
Join our panellists as they share on what a Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is and how it can give you greater control over your life.   Join us to better understand how you and your family can plan for your future through the LPA and various legal instruments such as the Advanced Medical Directive and Wills.

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