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The Children’s Act and Rights to Contact

The Children’s Act, Act 38 of 2005 sought to change the terminology used with regards to parent’s and children’s rights and responsibilities (and those of caregivers and guardians), in respect to the best interests of a child of two parents who are separated or divorced. The act itself covers a wide range of considerations that… Continue Reading

Why you need an ante-nuptial contract

An ante-nuptial contract or prenuptial contract is an agreement entered into by two parties prior to their marriage. Upon entering into such an agreement, both parties agree to exclude the system of community of property from their marriage. There are two different types of ante-nuptial contracts, those which include Accrual and those that exclude Accrual.… Continue Reading

Your solution starts here

Have you found yourself in a predicament where someone has crashed into your car or you know someone has taken something valuable of yours but they deny it? Well sometimes you need to go that extra step to reach the justice you deserve. Having the law on your side is just a drive away, based… Continue Reading

Understanding Ante-nuptial Contracts

Marriage is generally an exciting point in the lives of all parties involved. The union of two people who love each other is always an occasion to be celebrated. However while getting wrapped up in the excitement, it is still important for the bride and groom to consider how well their assets are protected. Will… Continue Reading

When Can I Evict My Tenants?

There is going to be a risk with placing a tenant on your property, regardless of whether or not there was a pre-existing relationship before the new professional dynamic. That is why most renters have contracts that stipulate the terms and conditions that constitute the rental agreement. This will stipulate the cost of the rent,… Continue Reading

Claiming Child Maintenance

A child is entitled to a logical maintenance to contribute for clothing, housing, dental and medical care, education, and, where applicable, recreational activities. Both parties have a responsibility to maintain the child according to their individual means. The responsibility exists irrespective of whether your child is adopted, born in or out of marriage. What is… Continue Reading

Divorce in South Africa

The unfortunate reality of life is that relationships rise and fall every day, that is just one aspect of life. This is true for family, friends, lovers, and spouses. And relationships fall apart for so many reasons. The love has faded over time, differences of opinion, affairs, dishonesty, and so much more. It is always… Continue Reading