Unmarried parents deserve same family advocate rights as married ones, top court rules

Unmarried parents

Reprinted from Business Live, by Tauriq Moosa – 2023-07-03 Divorce mediation act declared unconstitutional in case involving rugby player and former partner who wants to take their children to Australia A law that doesn’t give unmarried parents the same access to the family advocate as married ones has been declared unconstitutional by the Constitutional Court. […]

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Creating financial independence for the stay-at-home parent

Financial independence

Reprinted from Moneyweb.co.za, 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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Parental rights when incarcerated

parental rights when incarcerated

What happens to a parent’s rights if they commit a criminal offence?  According to the Department of Correctional Services (2021), in 2019 there were 162 875 inmates in South Africa, 97% of them male. According to the General Household Survey (2019) 42% of children in South Africa lived only with their mothers. Research conducted by […]

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