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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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Woman loses out on late hubby’s R3.5m estate as he failed to divorce customary wife before marrying her

File Picture: African News Agency A customary marriage one simply walked away from years ago without dissolving it through a divorce remains valid even after death. Such a marriage cannot also be rendered invalid because an estranged spouse went ahead … Continue reading

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Want a friendly divorce?

You may have to wait till at least May, due to the novel coronavirus Source: Business Insider SA  Mar 19, 2020, 06:22 AM South African courts at all levels are imposing restrictions to comply with the call for social distancing … Continue reading

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Grey Divorce: Is This The New Trend?

One would think that divorce in couples over the age of fifty, together for years, would not be as common as for younger couples; however, statistics say otherwise. Grey Divorce is now a trend in the 21st century. In the … Continue reading

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Latest South African Divorce Statistics

StatsSA has published its marriages and divorces statistics for 2017. The report is based on a combination of population censuses, household sample surveys, and administrative data. Stats SA found that a total of 135,458 civil marriages, 2,588 customary marriages, and … Continue reading

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