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Married abroad? Make sure your marriage is legal in South Africa.

Married abroad? South Africa is a popular wedding destination, and it’s not hard to see why. Many of our beautiful wine estates offer wedding packages and our climate means that northern hemisphere couples have a much bigger “window” for a … Continue reading

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Muslim Marriages – Judgement a victory for women married under Sharia law

Muslim marriages – In 2005, when the Constitutional Court ruled that same-sex marriages should have the same rights, responsibilities and legal consequences as any other civil marriage or union, customary marriages also gained full recognition. Muslim and Hindu marriages, unfortunately, … Continue reading

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Civil union divorce explained – Same-sex marriage divorce

Divorce is divorce – no matter the type of union Civil union – In 2006, South Africa became the fifth country in the world and the first in Africa to legalise same-sex marriages. The Civil Union Act of 2006 determined … Continue reading

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Antenuptial Contract (ANC) – What is an Antenuptial Contract?

Why you might enter into an antenuptial contract Antenuptial Contract – Two people planning a wedding think their love will last forever. Why else would they be intending to marry, if not to live happily ever after? Unfortunately, statistics prove … Continue reading

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Divorcing with dignity: is there such a thing as a peaceful divorce?

Divorce…dignity…peaceful…three words that rarely appear in the same sentence. Divorce is anything but peaceful and even the most graceful of us can behave in very undignified ways when we are hurt and angry, two emotions that characterise divorcing or separating … Continue reading

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SD Law Supports 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women & Children

  25 November marks the start of the 16th annual 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women & Children. This is an international campaign that seeks to raise awareness of the plight of many women and children who … Continue reading

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Custody – The Difficult Question

A recent news article made mention of a parent resorting to standing outside a former partner’s workplace every day in a desperate attempt to gain access to their childs custody. Under South African law this behaviour is seen as an … Continue reading

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Parent plan – During divorce, with which parent should the child stay?

Parent Plan After the divorce, will my children live with me, or my ex? One of the most important parts of your Parent Plan will focus on the primary residence of your children. Simply put, your Parent Plan will outline … Continue reading

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