November 25, 2019

Divorce: Who gets the pets?

Divorce: Who gets the pets? It is common during a divorce for parties to argue over primary residence of children, houses, cars, shares, investments, pension interests […]
August 27, 2019

Customary marriage: An overview

Customary marriage: An overview Before the establishment of the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998 (“The Act”), customary marriages (customary unions) were not legally […]
July 18, 2019

A cruel system? Married with the Accrual

In terms of section 4(1)(a) of the Matrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984, the accrual of the estate of a spouse is described as follows: “The […]
April 18, 2018

Can a divorce order be refused?

Many victims of a divorce will tell you that divorce is a traumatic experience and one which, litigants finding themselves in such a position, want to […]
February 15, 2018

Wedding bells?

Every girl dreams of a fairy tale wedding.  The perfect husband, dress, venue and let us not forget, the ever popular “happily ever after.”  Unfortunately, the […]
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