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We Did Not Formally Register Our Customary Marriage – Is It Still Valid?

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,...

Before You Say, “I Do”, Read This

Before You Say, “I Do”, Read This
Most people who have a traditional wedding and a normal wedding, are never sure when they actually need to conclude the Ante-nuptial Contract, if they choose this route. In this article, Elsabe Sentle discusses what a traditional marriage is, as well when the right time to conclude an Ante-nuptial contract is in such an instance.

Why Marrying In Community Of Property Is No Longer The First Option In South Africa

Getting married is a decision that is not taken lightly. However, the ever-growing question remains: how should each party get married? In recent years there has been a decline in couples deciding to get married in community of property. Most of these couples rather...

Claiming maintenance for your child: A step-by-step guide through Maintenance Court

Section 18 of the Children’s Act, 38 of 2005 places the responsibility on the parents of a child to contribute to the maintenance of the child. This article endeavours in setting out the process of claiming the maintenance your child is entitled to at Maintenance...

Before You Say, “I Do”, Read This

Before You Say, “I Do”, Read This
Most people who have a traditional wedding and a normal wedding, are never sure when they actually need to conclude the Ante-nuptial Contract, if they choose this route. In this article, Elsabe Sentle discusses what a traditional marriage is, as well when the right time to conclude an Ante-nuptial contract is in such an instance.

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Before You Say, “I Do”, Read This

Before You Say, “I Do”, Read This

Before You Say, “I Do”, Read This
Most people who have a traditional wedding and a normal wedding, are never sure when they actually need to conclude the Ante-nuptial Contract, if they choose this route. In this article, Elsabe Sentle discusses what a traditional marriage is, as well when the right time to conclude an Ante-nuptial contract is in such an instance.

read more