Family Law

January 21, 2022

Why should I pay maintenance if I am not allowed to see my child?

Upon the birth of a child, both parents automatically have a duty to support that child. The fact that the child is born to married or […]
June 24, 2020

Divorce – Accrual – Living annuities an asset in the estate

In the case of CM v EM it was held in the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (“SCA”), case number 10861/2018, that: “The value of the […]
May 12, 2020

Co-parenting during the lockdown: Can I see my children?

On 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide 21-day lockdown, which was extended by a further two weeks on 9 April 2020. On 30 […]
March 16, 2020

New laws for parental leave

In a welcoming and long-awaited move, President Cyril Ramaphosa signed the Amendment of the Labour Law Act into law on 28 November 2018, giving parents, particularly […]
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