6 Possible signs of Parental Alienation

Are you a targeted parent? We look at six signs of possible Parental Alienation. The divorce or separation of parents can have devastating effects on the children involved. Some parents use their power to make children falsely believe that the other parent is bad. Not...

The Male Primogeniture Rule

The Male Primogeniture Rule is a customary law which states that only the elder legitimate son can inherit the deceased estate in exclusion of the other siblings. A large number of South Africans live in terms of customary law rules and they see them as being legally...

Forfeiture of Patrimonial Benefits

Forfeiture of patrimonial benefits is legislated by Section 9(1) of the Divorce Act 70 of 1979 (herein after “the Act”). Section 9(1) of the Act states: “(1) When a decree of divorce is granted on the ground of the irretrievable break-down of marriage the court may...