The financial implications of divorce

Divorce finance implications

Divorce is more than the end of a relationship Divorce is, first and foremost, an emotional event. Or is it? Historically, marriage was often not about love, but about property. Marriage was a foundation of economic and social stability. Marriages were frequently enacted to strengthen alliances or consolidate wealth or land. Marriage formed the basis […]

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Husband may not sell multimillion rand former matrimonial home prior to divorce, says court

marital home

Reprinted from the Pretoria News, by Zelda Venter – 2023-06-26 Pretoria – A worried wife turned to court for an urgent order interdicting her estranged husband from selling their multimillion rand former matrimonial home. The husband opposed the application before the Gauteng High Court, Johannesburg. He said the Midrand property belonged to his closed corporation […]

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Creating financial independence for the stay-at-home parent

Financial independence

Reprinted from, by Devon Card – 2023-03-30 Exploring mechanisms that couples can employ to create financial independence for the parent who chooses to stay at home and raise the children. The decision to be a stay-at-home parent (SAHP), whether driven by personal values, cultural pressure, or emotional desire, can have enormous financial implications for […]

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