Alienated from your child? A father asks for help

The mother of my child is refusing to give me access despite paternity test. What do I do? Reprinted from Parent24, by Athenkosi Mndende – 2022-01-20 Many parents email us with heavy hearts stating that they are being alienated from their children. Parental alienation happens when one parent refuses the other parent access to their child for no specific or real […]

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When children become unwitting weapons in the battle between the exes

The only winners in high-conflict divorces are the attorneys and advocates. Reprinted from the Daily Maverick, by Michael Collins – 2021-03-02 First published in the Daily Maverick 168 weekly newspaper. When my ex-partner, the mother of our two children, both younger than 10, drove out the gates with the children seven years ago, things were amicable between […]

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The impact of parental alienation on a child

Parental alienation harms the child more than the parent As tempting as it might be for an aggrieved parent suffering through an acrimonious divorce to want to portray the other parent in the worst possible light, the individual who suffers the most is the child. “Deliberate parental alienation harms the child more than the parent,” says […]

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Children’s Amendment Bill

If you are a parent, here is how the proposed changes to the Children’s Act will affect you South Africa has some of the most progressive children’s legislation in the world. The Amendment Bill before Parliament strengthens protective measures for children even further and aims to close gaps in the child protection system. This article […]

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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 ever. What is mediation? What is interim maintenance? How do you know what you need […]

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