Matrimonial & Family Law

December 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 […]
February 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. […]
February 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. […]
February 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 […]
August 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 […]
June 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 […]
June 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 […]
June 25, 2015

Maintenance

What can you do to enforce a maintenance order against a person who is responsible for paying maintenance, but fails to do so or is paying […]
March 12, 2015

How to change your marital status to another form of marriage contract

Section 21(1) of the Matrimonial Property Act No 88 of 1984 provides that a husband and wife may apply jointly to court for leave to change […]