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B.Bus.Sci (UCT), LLB (UCT), PDLP (UCT)
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Category Archives: Divorce

Grey Divorce: Is This The New Trend?

One would think that divorce in couples over the age of fifty, together for years, would not be as common as for younger couples; however, statistics say otherwise. Grey Divorce is now a trend in the 21st century. In the … Continue reading

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Divorce a Missing Spouse

by Simon Dippenaar as featured on All4Women How to get a divorce when you don’t know where your spouse is Your marriage is on the rocks and you’ve finally decided to call it a day and file for divorce. The … Continue reading

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Married and declared insolvent?

Couples often draw up antenuptial contracts to protect their assets in the event of divorce. No one thinks about insolvency. But your marital regime also affects what happens if one of you becomes insolvent. Continue reading

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Not married – when the inevitable happens

Losing a partner is hard enough. What happens if you and your life partner are not married, but have spent years building a life together? There is no such thing as common-law marriage. Find out how to protect yourselves and your joint assets here. Continue reading

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Death and marital regime

What happens to the estate on the death of a spouse depends on the marital regime By Simon Dippenaar (as featured on FIN24.com) No one wants to think about dying, but it happens to us all eventually. Since death is the … Continue reading

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Narcissistic abuse – What is it and how do you handle it?

Narcissistic abuse We’ve written a lot about narcissistic control and abusive relationships in the past (click here and here). Why do we keep revisiting this topic? Because as divorce attorneys we see a disproportionate number of narcissistic personality disorder cases. … Continue reading

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After Divorce – Can you still be friends with your ex?

  Getting to friends after divorce. After divorce, is it possible to be friends? As family law practitioners, we see every kind of divorce imaginable, from amicable to acrimonious and everything in between. Unsurprisingly, the nature of the divorce often … Continue reading

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Divorcing with dignity: is there such a thing as a peaceful divorce?

Divorce…dignity…peaceful…three words that rarely appear in the same sentence. Divorce is anything but peaceful and even the most graceful of us can behave in very undignified ways when we are hurt and angry, two emotions that characterise divorcing or separating … Continue reading

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