March 4, 2019

CHOOSING GUARDIANS FOR YOUR MINOR CHILDREN

My husband and I have two minor children. I am concerned about who will look after our children in the event of my husband and I passing away at the […]
January 9, 2019

EVER HAD A MAINTENANCE ISSUE AND HAD NO IDEA HOW THE PROCESS WORKS?

Maintenance is that part of the divorce order which is not a final determination of the rights of the parties, however, as long as there exists a Court order for […]
December 6, 2018

WHAT IS THE PROCESS OF ADOPTION?

The adoption process is regulated in South Africa by the Children’s Act 38 of 2005 (“the Act”). Adoption is one of the ways to help give abandoned minors a permanent or […]
November 1, 2018

Can I avoid a drawn-out legal battle when I get divorced?

This article gives a brief overview of the normal divorce procedure, and how the procedure differs if the parties are able to reach an agreement before even issuing a summons […]
October 8, 2018

DO I NEED A COHABITATION CONTRACT WITH MY PARTNER?

Cohabitation is a relationship between two people who choose to live together in a monogamous and stable environment. Couples who decide on cohabitation could do so, prior to getting married, […]
September 10, 2018

THE POSSIBILITY OF TERMINATING A SURROGATE AGREEMENT

Partial surrogacy agreements allow for the surrogate mother to terminate the agreement within 60 days after giving birth to the child. This article looks at the different outcomes surrogacy agreements […]
August 21, 2018

THE DIFFICULTIES IN RELOCATING A CHILD OF DIVORCED PARENTS

I have divorced my husband and I am now the primary caregiver of our minor child. I received a job offer in another country and I would really like to […]
June 1, 2018

THE DIFFICULTIES IN RELOCATING A CHILD OF DIVORCED PARENTS

I have divorced my husband and I am now the primary caregiver of our minor child. I received a job offer in another country and I would really like to […]
May 7, 2018

ARE FATHERS ENTITLED TO PARENTAL LEAVE?

Fathers could spend up to two weeks with their newborn babies, while adoptive parents and parents-to-be via surrogacy, could get up to 10 weeks of adoption leave. This is due […]