Matrimonial & Family Law

Apr 26, 2019

HELP! My ex-husband refuses to pay child maintenance because my child has reached the age of 18. Is this legal?

Jane was divorced in 2014 when her son Jack was 13 years old. As part of her divorce settlement (divorce order), provision was made for the […]
Apr 26, 2019

What happens when “I do” turns into “I don’t”?

People are very happy and excited when they hear wedding bells ringing, as a wedding is a cause for celebration. Often the planning for the occasion […]
Dec 3, 2018

Requirements for minors travelling internationally

HOW WILL YOUR MINOR CHILD BE TRAVELLING? CHECKLIST OF ITEMS YOU WILL NEED (IN ORDER FOR YOUR CHILD TO BE PERMITTED TO TRAVEL INTERNATIONALLY) Child will […]
Feb 26, 2018

Make sure your marriage contract is right for you

If you are planning on getting married, don’t let romance get in the way of ensuring your marriage contract is everything you want it to be. […]
Feb 26, 2018

Things to think about before you say “I do” abroad

Getting married abroad has its attractions… But before you say ‘I do’ take a moment to consider the legal consequences of getting married outside South Africa. […]
Feb 25, 2016

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN SOUTH AFRICA

In terms of Section 5 (3) (a) of the South African Schools Act No 84 of 1996 no learner may be refused admission to a public […]
Aug 12, 2015

WHAT IS THE ROLE OF THE FAMILY ADVOCATE

The Family Advocate has many duties but in the context of Divorce Law, they are usually consulted to ensure that all Parenting Plans and divorce Consent […]
Jun 25, 2015

What happens to my bank accounts when I die?

The Administration of Estates Act determines that all bank accounts in the name of the deceased should be frozen and closed eventually, therefore it is extremely […]
Jun 25, 2015

The ABC of the adoption of children

Section 229 of the Children’s Act states that the purpose of the adoption procedure is to protect and nurture children in a safe, healthy environment with […]