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Areas of Practice
We assist our clients to prepare a proper foundation for their marriage. Our services include:
- Consultation and Advice;
- Drafting of the Antenuptial Contract;
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Sally and Nico was in a relationship for approximately 2 years. During this time Sally fell pregnant. Before Sally had a beautiful baby girl, Paige, the relationship between her and Nico crumbled, and Nico moved out before Paige was born. When Paige was born, Nico wanted to form a part of her life, but Sally said since Nico was not living with her and Paige, that they were never married and that he was not there when Paige was born, he has no rights when it comes to Paige. Nico does not understand as he has been paying maintenance for Paige and has been actively trying to form part of Paige’s life.
“Naeema and Rasheed were married in terms of Sharia Law on the 06th of December 2018. After a few years of marriage, it was clear to Naeema that Rasheed was abusive and was controlling their finances completely. Naeema decided to get legal advice and was incorrectly advised that Muslim Marriages are currently not recognized in South Africa, and therefore, she will not be able to get divorced in our Courts. Naeema was sure that she had read somewhere that she could get divorced in South African if she has been married in terms of Sharia Law.”
Chris has a high paying job as a cardiovascular surgeon and Katy manages organic health foods store in a prominent area in the city. Despite Katy’s hard work, Chris has been the main contributor to the families lavish lifestyle and many of their marital assets were purchased in his name. Katy has been suspicious that […]
The consumer protection act on cancellation. The good news for Francois is that the CPA does indeed allow for the cancellation of any fixed term agreement. This is provided for in section 14(b) of the Act, which provides that a consumer may cancel a fixed term agreement as follows:
Lungi and Tebogo got married in December 2018 in Durban, Kwazulu-Natal. Tebogo paid full lobola for Lungi and the handing over of the bride ceremony was done, however, they never formally registered their marriage. Lungi and Tebogo now want to get divorced, however, they have concerns surrounding whether their marriage is valid or not? What […]
Consumer Protection Rights.
Johan is a 60-year-old man who has just retired at his beach house in Mosselbay. His only desire is to do some fishing and reading, at least for the first six months of his retirement, preferably without interruption! Johan however receives at least four or five calls weekly from what he refers to as “telemarketers”. He is just about ready to “lose his cool with these people” and approaches an attorney to help him solve this annoying issue.
Most employment relationships are governed by a Contract of Employment, which is signed by both the employer and employee. Such Contract of Employment usually sets out how and when the working relationship between the parties will terminate. This means the Contract of Employment ….
With the number of COVID-19 infections increasing significantly during the ongoing second wave of the global pandemic, employers have gotten use to the new normal of dealing with employees who have tested positive for the virus, those who show COVID-19 related symptoms and those who have come into contact with someone who has tested positive. In this uncertain times and employer and employee should, however, be certain of when sick leave should be used.
Alex and Sam have been married for a few years and have decided to get a divorce. Alex has proposed to Sam that they attempt to resolve the terms of their divorce through mediation. Sam is concerned about the mediation process and whether either of the parties’ rights would be compromised by partaking in the mediation process. In this article, we will be busting the Top 3 Mediation Myths surrounding mediation.