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Category Archives: postnuptial contract

Self-isolation and divorce

Divorce lockdown

Will self-isolation in an ailing marriage spell the end or a new beginning?  A while ago we wrote about January – the divorce month. Often the family pressures that emerge during the festive season, combined with the enforced proximity to … Continue reading

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What to do before you say ‘I do’

The importance of choosing the right matrimonial property regime We’ve written a lot about marriage finances and the importance of antenuptial (and postnuptial) contracts. The decisions you make before the wedding will impact on your union until it ends – … Continue reading

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The financial consequences of your marriage contract

How your choice of matrimonial property regime can impact you. Divorce Attorney Cape Town has written a lot about ante-nuptial contracts (ANCs), matrimonial property regime, pension splitting, and many other aspects of marriage and divorce law and finances. This article … Continue reading

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Divorce finances: It takes five years to recover financially after a divorce

This article from iol.co.za about divorce finances illustrates the importance of considering your marital regime carefully and protecting your assets with an antenuptial (or postnuptial) contract. Emotions — and expenses — often run high during a divorce, but people and … Continue reading

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Will a post-nup make your marriage stronger?

This Marriage Week, we look at how a postnuptial contract can strengthen marriage We recently wrote about the vexed issue of divorce and pensions. After the marital home, the pension is often the biggest asset to divide and the one … Continue reading

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Divorce and pension sharing

Asset splitting on divorce includes pensions – or does it? There is probably no aspect of divorce more complex and contentious than the division of pension entitlement. Despite the introduction of “clean-break” legislation in 2007 by amendments to the Pension … Continue reading

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Postnuptial contract – No ANC?

Postnuptial contract explained It is becoming more and more common for couples planning marriage to draw up an antenuptial contract (ANC), in which they define the division of property in the event of divorce (see What is an antenuptial contract?). … Continue reading

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