July 24, 2020

Marriage laws in South Africa are being renewed

Post-1994, the lawmakers in South Africa have attempted to be inclusive of religion and gender, by passing the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998, allowing […]
May 23, 2017

How to apply for spousal maintenance?

Maintenance is the obligation to provide another person, for example a minor, with housing, food, clothing, education and medical care, or with the means that are […]
May 23, 2017

Do I need an antenuptial contract before marriage?

An antenuptial contract is an important document that, under South African law, determines whether your marriage will exist in community of property or out of community […]
May 23, 2017

Unopposed and opposed divorce: What’s the difference?

My spouse said that he/she won’t ‘give me a divorce’. What can I do? Your spouse can oppose the divorce, but it is the Court that […]