Court orders man with luxurious lifestyle to pay over R100,000 spousal maintenance

High court orders husband

A Johannesburg businessman has been ordered to pay his estranged wife over R100,000 in spousal maintenance until their divorce is finalised. Reprinted from, by Brenda Masilela – 2023-10-23 The ruling was made by the South Gauteng High Court in Johannesburg after the wife filed a Rule 43 application in which she sought interim maintenance for […]

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Alter ego trusts


Safeguarding wealth or sneaky business? The hidden truth behind trust assets in divorce Divorce does not always bring out the best in people – even people who are normally decent and fair. It can cause some people to become quite cagey about their assets, particularly if they feel their spouse is likely to claim a […]

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How we break up: an anatomy of divorce

Nearly half of marriages in the UK end in divorce. It can be acrimonious, expensive and hard on family. But it also heralds a new start. Here, a dozen divorcees reflect on what they’ve lived through Reprinted from The Guardian, by Harry Borden – 2023-08-13 Divorce is a harsh word, and a deceptive one. It […]

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Retirement funds and divorce

The division of assets where a retirement fund or multiple retirement funds are involved is complicated. Reprinted from Moneyweb by Eric Jordaan – Crue Invest (Pty) Ltd Image: Shutterstock Divorces can be complicated, especially when it comes to the division of assets where a retirement fund or multiple retirement funds are involved. As it currently […]

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Lebo M and Pretty Samuels divorce after one year of marriage

Saddened to hear of another celebrity divorce on the cards… Reprinted from Times Live – 2023-08-01 Lebo M has announced he is in the process of getting a divorce from his businesswoman wife Pretty Samuels Morake. In a statement shared with TshisaLIVE the composer, musician and producer said he will issue his wife with summons […]

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