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Divorce Blog


Seek financial planning advice before signing divorce settlement agreement

Reprinted from Moneyweb.co.za, by Craig Torr, of Crue Invest – 2020-08-24 Image: Shutterstock If you’re going through a divorce, one of the best decisions you can make is to consult with an independent financial advisor before your divorce is finalised. … Continue reading

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Choosing a matrimonial property regime

Exploring the advantages and disadvantages of each matrimonial property regime. Reprinted from moneyweb.co.za – by  Eric Jordaan – Crue Invest (Pty) Ltd – 2020-08-18 Image: Shutterstock One of the most important decisions to make before getting married is choosing a … Continue reading

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Mother wants court to force husband to pay R130 000 maintenance

When many parents are struggling to afford enough for their children to eat, it’s perhaps a little difficult to find sympathy for the mother who wanted R130,000 per month in maintenance. Fortunately sense prevailed in the court. Reprinted from the … Continue reading

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6 Reasons Divorce is Harder on Men than Women

Women, unlike men, find it easier to cope with divorce because they are more likely to seek professional help and reach out to friends and family for support. We write a lot about the challenges women face in the course … Continue reading

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Divorce and your retirement funds

The division of assets where a retirement fund or multiple retirement funds are involved is complicated. Image: Shutterstock Divorces can be complicated, especially when it comes to the division of assets where a retirement fund or multiple retirement funds are … Continue reading

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Financial mistakes to avoid in divorce

If you don’t fully understand your rights you may financially compromise yourself. Image: Shutterstock Setting emotions aside during divorce proceedings is easier said than done. Making key decisions when you are hurt, angry, sad and stressed is never ideal as … Continue reading

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What happens when parents can’t agree on sending children back to school?

Schooling during COVID-19. Reprinted from All4Women, by Simon Dippenaar – 2020-07-27 Last Thursday night’s announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa will temporarily resolve a dispute that troubles many parents. But it will undoubtedly rear its head again The President announced that, … Continue reading

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Online applications in the pipeline for protection orders, divorces: Lamola

The COVID-19 pandemic has revealed some silver linings. Justice minister Ronald Lamola announces steps to make it easier to secure uncontested divorces, protection orders and maintenance orders, and measures to increase the fight against domestic violence. Reprinted from Dispatch Live, … Continue reading

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