Changes for divorce in South Africa signed into law

ISLAMIC DIVORCE

Divorce Act changes: Reprinted from BusinessTech, by Luke Fraser – 2024-05-09 President Cyril Ramaphosa has signed the Divorce Amendment Bill into law, bringing changes to Muslim divorces in South Africa. The amendment to the Divorce Act of 1979 comes after the Constitutional Court in the Women’s Legal Centre Trust v President of the Republic of South Africa […]

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Custody of the pet?

Pets and divorce – what does the law say? We’ve all heard of child custody battles, but pet custody? In the maelstrom of divorce proceedings, the living arrangements of the cat or dog can seem like a trivial concern. Working out complex financial settlements and resolving the highly emotional subject of child custody can often […]

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Lebo M and Pretty Samuels divorce after one year of marriage

Saddened to hear of another celebrity divorce on the cards… Reprinted from Times Live – 2023-08-01 Lebo M has announced he is in the process of getting a divorce from his businesswoman wife Pretty Samuels Morake. In a statement shared with TshisaLIVE the composer, musician and producer said he will issue his wife with summons […]

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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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