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How to start a divorce

You want to get a divorce but aren’t sure where to start or what to do You want to start a divorce. It’s a frightening prospect. You entered married life full of hope, and the breakdown of your marriage is … Continue reading

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Marriage fraudsters could have their citizenship revoked

Motsoaledi targets marriages of convenience Home Affairs Minister Aaron Motsoaledi is set to crack down on marriages of convenience, often pursued for immigration purposes, as he ushers in a complete revamp to the Marriage Act, Customary Marriages Act and Civil … 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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Rule 43 is not unconstitutional, High Court rules

Constitutional validity of Rule 43 challenged by aggrieved husband It was Charles Dickens who, through his character Mr. Bumble in Oliver Twist, said, “The law is an ass.” It’s true that sometimes the legal system can appear obstinate when laws … Continue reading

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Rule 43 and Muslim marriages

Muslim marriages are still not recognised in South African law. What does this mean for interim maintenance in a divorce? Some time ago we wrote about Muslim marriages. Muslim and Hindu marriages, unlike customary marriages, are not governed by civil … 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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January, divorce month

Why do more couples decide to end their marriage in January than in any other month? New year, fresh start? This article, reprinted from News 24, examines the phenomenon. JANUARY is famously known worldwide, including here in South Africa, as … Continue reading

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Your marriage is over. What you should do in the first 72 hours

However much you are hurting, you must take some practical steps in the first 72 hours when your marriage is over We’ve written a lot about divorce with dignity, staying friends with your ex, co-parenting, etc. We are the first … Continue reading

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