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Divorce Blog


The cost of getting divorced in South Africa

David Thomson, senior legal adviser at Sanlam Trust, says that the reality is that 40% of marriages end in divorce before their ten-year anniversary, citing Stats SA. And, divorce in general tends to be a very expensive affair. “Four out … Continue reading

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The benefits of setting up a trust

What are some of the benefits of setting up a trust? Explain some of the importance of trusts Identify the role of trustees Describe why setting up a trust is important right now Reprinted from FT Adviser by Dawn Goodman … Continue reading

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Considering divorce? These are all the legal terms you need to know

This article on divorce proceedings is reprinted from All4Women, by Simon Dippenaar – 2020-07-03 Your marriage is on shaky ground, and you are considering divorce. You’ve done a bit of research into the process, and now you’re more confused than … Continue reading

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When to review your life insurance policy?

When was the last time you went over your life insurance policy? Reprinted from Witbank News A general annual review is advisable to see if your insurance is up to date and whether you can still afford it. However, a … Continue reading

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Physical play with fathers may help children control emotions, study finds

Research suggests father-child play at an early age could benefit children as they get older We’ve written before about the socialisation of boys and the role it plays in gender-based violence. In South Africa, over 60% of children are raised … Continue reading

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Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years files for divorce

Reprinted from iol.co.za – 2020-06-30 Dr. Dre’s wife Nicole Young has reportedly filed for divorce after more than 20 years of marriage. The 50-year-old beauty filed paperwork to end her marriage to the ‘Still D.R.E.’ hitmaker – whose real name … Continue reading

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Celebrity divorce on hold

When it comes to divorce, no one is immune from the pain it causes. We’re sorry to hear of the trials and tribulation of DJ Black Coffee and actor Enhle Mbali as their divorce is on hold. While having vast … Continue reading

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6 Ways to Make Your Divorce a Little Easier

We’ve written a lot about divorce with dignity and the importance of self-care during the divorce process. This US-based website is aimed at men, but the advice below applies to anyone going through a divorce. Our only caveat would be … Continue reading

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