Court rejects 22-year-old man's bid for maintenance from mother

A judge refused a 22-year-old man's bid to compel his wealthy mother to maintain him, ruling that a psychiatric condition he suffered, which allowed him to defer national service, did not mean he could not work for his upkeep.

District Judge Goh Kiat Yi noted that a deferment from NS did not mean he could seek maintenance.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on June 23, 2019, with the headline 'Court rejects 22-year-old man's bid for maintenance from mother'. Print Edition | Subscribe