Husband should not get any part of $2m marital flat, judge rules

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He reverses earlier ruling in divorce case that gave husband 18% share, based on a formula

A High Court judge has ruled that a husband should get nothing from a divorcing couple's $2.05 million flat, taking the unusual step of departing from the usual formula when splitting matrimonial assets.

Justice Choo Han Teck reversed a family court decision that gave the 46-year-old husband $363,960, according to a formula which gave him 18 per cent.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on March 28, 2019, with the headline 'Husband should not get any part of $2m marital flat, judge rules'. Print Edition | Subscribe