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Category Archives: traditional marriage

‘Married’ man cannot evict his ‘wife’ from their home, judge rules

Reprinted from iol.com, by Zelda Venter – 2021-12-23 Pretoria – A man who got tired of his “wife” and wanted to evict her from his home got more than he had bargained for after the court ruled that as he … Continue reading

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Constitutional triumph on matrimonial property rights

ConCourt victory for elderly black women divorce

Reprinted from the Mail & Guardian, by Nokuthula Mbele – 2021-09-19 When Elizabeth Gumede’s husband instituted divorce proceedings and sought to evict her from their marital home, she consulted the Legal Resources Centre (LRC) and set in motion a process that would … Continue reading

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Ramaphosa signs new marriage and civil union laws for South Africa

SD Law welcomes these new marriage and civil union laws, which aim to strengthen our constitutional right to non-discrimination and to protect women in traditional marriages. Reprinted from Business Tech – 2020-10-23 President Cyril Ramaphosa has assented to two new … Continue reading

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