Instituting a Divorce ?

A divorce causes emotional turmoil and has far reaching consequences for both your financial future and other members of your household. Specialized assistance in a sympathetic environment will reduce the pain and suffering normally associated with a divorce. An action for divorce is instituted by the issuing of a summons, which is subsequently served on […]

THE LEGAL CONSEQUENCES OF LIVING TOGETHER.

Concubines, cohabitation or “living together” arrangements are on the increase in modern societies, where most individuals choose not to conclude and register a civil union or enter into a marital relationship. The reasons for these decisions vary from individual to individual, but can in most cases be ascribed to the individual’s fear of subjecting his/her […]

Same Sex Marriages

Social Prejudice under the past South African political dispensation prevented the development of legislation that afforded life partners in same-sex partnerships equal protection and legal security as their married peers.  As a result thereof life partners were unable to partake in effective financial planning and had to face a myriad of financial implications upon termination […]

Antenuptial Agreements

Long after the excitement of the wedding reception has been forgotten, some couples will realise that they neglected to make the single most important arrangement of all, to have an ante nuptial agreement drafted. An ante nuptial agreement, together with the correct advice, will ensure that spouses :- Are in a position to protect their […]