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Simon Dippenaar
Admitted Attorney of the High Court of South Africa.
B.Bus.Sci (UCT), LLB (UCT), PDLP (UCT)
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International South African Divorce

Are you a South African married couple living abroad needing to divorce? Do you need to get divorced from abroad? Perhaps you own property or have a child in South Africa that needs to be protected? You may have a … Continue reading

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What does lockdown mean for parents?

You and your child’s other parent live apart. Will your child be able to see you both? If you are co-parenting with an estranged partner or ex-spouse, the first thought in your mind, on hearing the President’s announcement about lockdown, … Continue reading

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Self-isolation and divorce

Will self-isolation in an ailing marriage spell the end or a new beginning?  A while ago we wrote about January – the divorce month. Often the family pressures that emerge during the festive season, combined with the enforced proximity to … Continue reading

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Are you a single parent? Know your rights and obligations

International Single Parents Days is celebrated on the 21st of March in recognition of the hard work, devotion and sacrifices of single parenting. According to research conducted by the Human Sciences Research Council (HSRC) and the South African Race Relations Institute (SARRI), sixty … Continue reading

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Want a friendly divorce?

You may have to wait till at least May, due to the novel coronavirus Source: Business Insider SA  Mar 19, 2020, 06:22 AM South African courts at all levels are imposing restrictions to comply with the call for social distancing … Continue reading

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Choose mediation over litigation in divorce

  In a country where almost half of all marriages fail, and fewer than four in 10 unions are dissolved before their 10-year anniversary, your odds are just about even of getting married and staying that way till death do … Continue reading

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Astonished judge tells ‘unemployable’ wife to find a job

Pretoria – Pull in your belt and find a job if you want to maintain your lavish lifestyle. This was the message a judge had for a mother of three who is divorcing her husband. The woman had turned to … Continue reading

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How to start a divorce

You want to get a divorce but aren’t sure where to start or what to do You want to start a divorce. It’s a frightening prospect. You entered married life full of hope, and the breakdown of your marriage is … Continue reading

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