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Category Archives: Divorce mediation

Financial mistakes to avoid in divorce

If you don’t fully understand your rights you may financially compromise yourself. Image: Shutterstock Setting emotions aside during divorce proceedings is easier said than done. Making key decisions when you are hurt, angry, sad and stressed is never ideal as … Continue reading

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Considering divorce? These are all the legal terms you need to know

This article on divorce proceedings is reprinted from All4Women, by Simon Dippenaar – 2020-07-03 Your marriage is on shaky ground, and you are considering divorce. You’ve done a bit of research into the process, and now you’re more confused than … Continue reading

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The division of assets on divorce

Image: Shutterstock The nature of your matrimonial property regime will determine how your assets will be divided in the event of a divorce. Acrimonious and litigious divorces are expensive, time-consuming and emotionally draining, and only serve to reduce the value … Continue reading

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Woman loses out on late hubby’s R3.5m estate as he failed to divorce customary wife before marrying her

File Picture: African News Agency A customary marriage one simply walked away from years ago without dissolving it through a divorce remains valid even after death. Such a marriage cannot also be rendered invalid because an estranged spouse went ahead … Continue reading

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Can’t get out? Consult a lawyer online

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Lockdown doesn’t mean life is on hold The past six weeks have been a testing time, both for our nation and for us as individuals. We’ve written before about the effects on relationships of being confined with no outside contact … Continue reading

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Choose mediation over litigation in divorce

Try divorce mediation if you can’t see an end to your separation battles

In a country where almost half of all marriages fail, and fewer than four in 10 unions are dissolved before their 10-year anniversary, your odds are just about even of getting married and staying that way till death do you … Continue reading

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How to start a divorce

You want to get a divorce but aren’t sure where to start or what to do You want to start a divorce. It’s a frightening prospect. You entered married life full of hope, and the breakdown of your marriage is … Continue reading

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How to vary a divorce order

If circumstances change, you may need to vary or amend the terms of your divorce order You and your divorce lawyers undoubtedly spent a lot of time working out the details of your divorce settlement and negotiating with your ex-spouse’s … Continue reading

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