Marriage

April 23, 2021

Who gets the house on divorce?

“I am a marvelous housekeeper. Every time I leave a man, I keep his house” (seven-times-divorced actress Zsa Zsa Gabor) Historically 44% of South African marriages have […]
November 11, 2019

About to marry? Don’t forget your ANC and the 3 types of marriage

“And she’s got brains enough for two, which is the exact quantity the girl who marries you will need” (P.G. Wodehouse) Wedding Season being once again […]
July 2, 2018

Changing your surname – Your choices on marriage, divorce and widowhood

“What’s in a name? That which we call a rose By any other name would smell as sweet” (Shakespeare) You cannot lawfully use any surname in South […]
December 5, 2017

It’s wedding season! Here’s why you need an ANC (Whether you marry here or overseas)

“He was a dreamer, a thinker, a speculative philosopher… or, as his wife would have it, an idiot” (Douglas Adams) Note:  Although by way of example […]
May 2, 2017

ANTENUPTIAL CONTRACTS: CAN I GET ONE AFTER MARRIAGE?

Couples who are interested in an antenuptial contract often make the decision to get one before they are married. That is the ideal scenario. However, some […]
December 13, 2016

TROU JY BINNEKORT? OORWEEG DIE REGSGEVOLGE

Maak staat op die raad van die man wat twyfel of dit reg is: die man wat nie twyfel nie, het die saak maar van een […]
December 13, 2016

GETTING MARRIED? DON’T FORGET THE LEGAL CONSEQUENCES

“A good wife always forgives her husband when she’s wrong” (Rodney Dangerfield) With Wedding Season in full swing, here’s a timely reminder – take legal advice […]
October 6, 2016

ONDERHOUD NA ‘N EGSKEIDING: KAN JY UITKONTRAKTEER?

“The concept of chivalry is beyond his comprehension and lies dead and buried in his mind, if it ever existed.” (Kritiese opmerking oor die deurlopende gedrag […]
October 5, 2016

DIVORCE MAINTENANCE: CAN YOU CONTRACT OUT OF IT?

“The concept of chivalry is beyond his comprehension and lies dead and buried in his mind, if it ever existed” (Part of the Court’s scathing assessment […]
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