Till debt do us part: S'pore woman granted divorce due to husband's bad money habits

The couple were married for about 20 years before the woman filed for divorce. PHOTO: ISTOCKPHOTO
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SINGAPORE - Money is often not the most important issue in a marriage if spouses see eye to eye on most matters. But what if one half of the partnership goes rogue, starts spending like there is no tomorrow and lands the family under a mountain of debt.

While money problems are common in a relationship, a landmark case in the High Court illustrates just how such behaviour can have far-reaching consequences.

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