This MWKA Online Talk was delivered on 7 June 2023 by Ms Rachel Ng and Ms Kirthika Padmanapan and moderated by Ms Aishah Rahim. Please visit to register for upcoming talks.


Upon the dissolution of a marriage, individuals often face ongoing obligations outlined in a decree nisi, including financial support for their spouse and children, as well as the transfer of matrimonial assets. Unfortunately, situations can arise where individuals are unwilling or encounter difficulties in fulfilling these obligations.

Join us for an insightful online talk where our lawyers will shed light on the circumstances under which a decree nisi can be varied, and the methods of enforcement in case of non-compliance with the decree’s terms. Expand your knowledge and gain clarity on divorce obligations.

Talk points:

  • Methods of Enforcing a Decree Nisi
  • Case studies on Enforcing a Decree Nisi
  • Situations in which a Decree Nisi may be varied
  • Case studies on Varying a Decree Nisi

Speakers: Rachel Ng (Associate) and Kirthika Padmanapan (Associate)
Moderator: Aishah Rahim (Pupil In Chambers)

A copy of the talk slides in PDF format is available for download here.

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