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INTERIM MAINTENANCE CLAIMS IN DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS

When parties are in the process of getting a divorce, the financial constraints from the shift of a two-income household…

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THE EFFECTS OF THE DIFFERENT MARITAL REGIMES ON DIVORCES

Now that we know what each of the marital regimes entail, we can now move on to the consequences of…

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THE DIFFERENT KINDS OF MARITAL REGIMES

Under South African Law one can get married in one of the following ways: Marriage in Community of Property With…

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THE CONSEQUENCES OF A DIVORCE ON MINOR CHILDREN BORN FROM A MARRIAGE

Parties to a divorce more than often focus so much on the proprietary consequences of their divorce that they lose…

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SAVE TIME AND MONEY BY SETTLING YOUR DIVORCE

When persons want to get divorced, it is because the marriage relationship between them has broken down to such a…

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THE BASICS OF THE DIVORCE PROCESS

Couples do not get married with the idea of getting divorced later. To make a relationship work is however hard…

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What is conveyancing?

Ownership of immovable property is not obtained on signature of an Offer to Purchase, or payment of the purchase price,…

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POPI Act: The new compliance revolution

There is no hiding place anymore for South African businesses big and small as enforcement of the Protection of Personal…

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DIVORCE PROCEEDINGS: WHY IT IS FAVOURABLE TO HAVE A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT

Making the decision to end a marriage is a very emotional and hard decision to make. Having to then fight…

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ANTE-NUPTIAL CONTRACTS

In South Africa there are 3 different types of marriage regimes: In Community of PropertyWith this regime the spouses share…

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BURDEN SWART & BOTHA ATTORNEYS DO BASIC WILLS FOR FREE – ALL YEAR ROUND!

(Not just during this National Wills Week) So, during lockdown, you’ve cleaned the house, re-packed all your cupboards, and have…

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CAN A COMPANY’S DIRECTOR BE HELD LIABLE FOR COMPANY DEBT?

As a director of a company, you will be held liable in terms of the Company’s Act.    As the Company’s…

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