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Divorced in community of property – forfeiture of benefits

What is forfeiture of benefits and when is it justified? If you marry in community of property you assume that your marital estate is jointly held, and in the event of divorce you will split your assets equally. This is … Continue reading

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The benefits of setting up a trust

What are some of the benefits of setting up a trust? Explain some of the importance of trusts Identify the role of trustees Describe why setting up a trust is important right now Reprinted from FT Adviser by Dawn Goodman … Continue reading

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Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years files for divorce

Reprinted from iol.co.za – 2020-06-30 Dr. Dre’s wife Nicole Young has reportedly filed for divorce after more than 20 years of marriage. The 50-year-old beauty filed paperwork to end her marriage to the ‘Still D.R.E.’ hitmaker – whose real name … 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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What is the average retainer fee for a divorce lawyer?

What is the average retainer fee for a divorce lawyer? Generally, the average retainer fee for a divorce lawyer should cover a number of hours so that the law firm can schedule and prioritise a new case. We recommend that … Continue reading

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International South African Divorce (revised)

International South African Divorce Divorce is never easy, and where the spouses have different international locations it can be very complicated. A combative, acrimonious divorce is not in your best interests, but it can be hard to avoid when complex … Continue reading

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How to ensure your marriage survives the lockdown

Marriage counsellor Chantal Ferreira gives tips on how to strengthen your marriage during the lockdown and avoid divorce.  Happy couple dancing An image showing married couples lined up to go to the divorce court is doing the rounds on social … Continue reading

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SA has one of lowest divorce rates in world but it could change after Covid-19

Divorce Statistics South Africa Divorce lawyer

Many couples stuck indoors with each will either be champing at the bit to get away from each other or relishing the time together during the national lockdown. But we reckon being in close proximity to your other half can … Continue reading

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