Family Law

THE RISKS OF BEING MARRIED IN COMMUNITY OF PROPERTY

THE RISKS OF BEING MARRIED IN COMMUNITY OF PROPERTY

Matrimony is a momentous and transformative occurrence in an individual’s existence, signifying affection, dedication, and collaboration. Couples can select the legal system that will oversee their marriage in many regions of the world. Getting married under the community of property system, which combines the assets and obligations of both spouses, is one such alternative. This […]

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TYPES OF MARITAL REGIMES IN SOUTH AFRICA: CHOOSING THE RIGHT “INGREDIENTS” FOR YOUR MARRIAGE

Scenario: You are a young couple, engaged and planning the wedding of your dreams, but during the midst of your planning, one month before the big day, one of your family members asks you if you have catered for the protection of your family business should your marriage ever dissolve – how do you go

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Contribute or pay...part 1

CONTRIBUTE OR PAY…PART 2

In the previous article we discussed obtaining a maintenance order for your minor children. In this article we will be discussing enforcement of that maintenance order made against a defaulting parent. Scenario: After fighting a battle in the maintenance court, you successfully obtained a maintenance order against your ex-spouse/partner. After one year of making consistent

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