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Can A Permanent Life Partner Claim From the Estate of a Deceased Married Individual?

Explore the South Gauteng High Court’s decision in Gasa v Master of the High Court, examining the inheritance rights of permanent life partners in contrast with legally married spouses under South African law.

Does a Lifetime of Shared Assets and Commitment Constitute a Universal Partnership in Law? Insights from a South African High Court Ruling

Delve into the South African High Court ruling in the case of LL vs. CH N.O., exploring the legal recognition of universal partnerships outside marriage. This insightful analysis examines the case where shared assets and commitments between individuals were scrutinized to determine the existence of a universal partnership. Uncover the court’s critical findings and their implications on relationships and asset division in modern legal contexts.

Understanding Universal Partnership in Cohabitation

As a couple living together in a cohabitation relationship, it is essential to understand the concept of universal partnership in South African law. This legal construct has significant implications for the division of assets when a relationship ends. In this blog...

Five things to consider before shacking up – Cohabitation in South Africa

Cohabitation is an age old concept in Europe and parts of America. South Africa, however, has traditionally been more conservative and Calvinistic in its approach towards these types of relationships. This having been said, however, cohabitation is at an all-time high...

Does a Lifetime of Shared Assets and Commitment Constitute a Universal Partnership in Law? Insights from a South African High Court Ruling

Delve into the South African High Court ruling in the case of LL vs. CH N.O., exploring the legal recognition of universal partnerships outside marriage. This insightful analysis examines the case where shared assets and commitments between individuals were scrutinized to determine the existence of a universal partnership. Uncover the court’s critical findings and their implications on relationships and asset division in modern legal contexts.

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Does a Lifetime of Shared Assets and Commitment Constitute a Universal Partnership in Law? Insights from a South African High Court Ruling

Does a Lifetime of Shared Assets and Commitment Constitute a Universal Partnership in Law? Insights from a South African High Court Ruling

Delve into the South African High Court ruling in the case of LL vs. CH N.O., exploring the legal recognition of universal partnerships outside marriage. This insightful analysis examines the case where shared assets and commitments between individuals were scrutinized to determine the existence of a universal partnership. Uncover the court’s critical findings and their implications on relationships and asset division in modern legal contexts.

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