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B.Bus.Sci (UCT), LLB (UCT), PDLP (UCT)
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Online divorce – beware the pitfalls

Online or DIY divorce may look cheap – but could cost you dearly in the long run Google “online divorce” or “DIY divorce” and you will be overwhelmed with results. It’s made out to be as easy as buying tickets … Continue reading

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High Noon for Devious Parents as Judges Place Children First

Maintenance evaders beware – the litigant with the best typewriter doesn’t always win. Last week a three-judge bench of the Johannesburg High Court pronounced on the level of disclosure required by those appearing in a maintenance court. Both parties must … Continue reading

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Considering divorce?

Things to consider when considering divorce If your marriage has broken down irretrievably and you honestly believe you and your spouse would be better off going your separate ways, you have probably reached the stage of considering divorce. But perhaps … Continue reading

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Parental Alienation as a Sign of other Disorders

Sometimes parental alienation masks another personality disorder In other posts we have discussed parental alienation, what it is and how it impacts children during and after divorce. We’ve also covered some of the ways a trusting relationship can be re-established, … Continue reading

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Post Divorce: Mindset Reboot

Five Limiting Thoughts Reframed Post Divorce Post divorce: the divorce is final. You have spent countless hours in and out of court and in lawyers’ offices. Most of your time and energy was directed toward the process. You finally have … Continue reading

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Parental Alienation and the Child

Deliberate parental alienation harms the child more than the parent Source: SDLAW When divorcing or divorced parents engage in tactics that give rise to parental alienation, the individual who suffers the most is the child. It may be tempting for … Continue reading

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Six Key Disqualifiers for Divorce Mediation

Which Path is Best for Your Divorce? The word is spreading over coffee cups and in the carpool lane: if you can handle your divorce through a mediator, you’ll avoid a great deal of drama, almost certainly end up with … Continue reading

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How to Navigate Divorce in Families With Special Needs

Families with special needs face a unique set of challenges, and experts say coping starts with communication. Families with special needs children face a unique set of emotional and financial challenges that range from difficult and expensive to significantly life-altering.  Due … Continue reading

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