Legal Clinic

A Legal Clinic runs every Wednesday from 4.30pm to 5.50pm (except on public holidays and the eves of public holidays) at the Family Justice Courts premises.

Please attend at the Family Justice Courts at No.3 Havelock Square (3rd level Divorce Registry) to register for the Legal Clinic. Applicants will be requested to disclose their full particulars to the Pro Bono Services Office.

Registration criteria:
1) Legal advice is for a Family Law/Family Justice Courts related matter.
2) The applicant is not represented by a lawyer.
3) The Applicant has not sought any legal advice on this matter.

1) This service is for needy residents in Singapore.
2) The applicant must attend the Pro Bono session in person. 


Please also note the following:
1) The Legal Clinic is staffed by volunteer lawyers not affiliated to the Family Justice Courts.
2) The volunteer lawyer can only provide general guidance on his/her query.
3) Each consultation is limited to a 20 minute session.
4) The volunteer lawyer cannot and will not represent or act on Applicant’s behalf outside of the Legal Clinic and the Service Provider has the right to refuse, cancel or suspend its services to the Applicant at its sole discretion.



Telephone-Conference Hearing

Teleconferencing may be used for Case Conferences dealt with by the Family Registry where a maximum of two parties are involved in the Case Conference and where both parties are represented by solicitors. The teleconferencing guidelines and application form are available here.



Weekend/ Public Holiday Duty Judicial Officer at the Family Court

The procedure and requirements to be complied with by a party who wishes to appear before the Weekend/ Public Holiday Duty Judicial Officer at the Family Court are available here.



Last updated on: 19/1/2015 8:43 AM


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