Law firm's DIY portal aims to slash legal costs for divorce

Step-by-step tool promises to cut hassle, but some lawyers do not see it taking off here

Principal lawyer Beatrice Yeo of Yeo & Associates said she developed the portal "to help divorcing couples do up their own divorce and reach a settlement in the comfort of their homes".
Principal lawyer Beatrice Yeo of Yeo & Associates said she developed the portal "to help divorcing couples do up their own divorce and reach a settlement in the comfort of their homes".ST PHOTO: KUA CHEE SIONG

A do-it-yourself kit is now available for couples intending to divorce amicably, making the process less costly for them.

A Chinatown-based divorce specialist law firm, with three branches in Yishun, Toa Payoh and Sengkang, has come up with an online DIY portal where simplified, uncontested cases are handled at $599 each.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on October 14, 2018, with the headline 'Law firm's DIY portal aims to slash legal costs for divorce'. Print Edition | Subscribe