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Tag Archives: divorce financial planning

Divorce and your retirement funds

The division of assets where a retirement fund or multiple retirement funds are involved is complicated. Image: Shutterstock Divorces can be complicated, especially when it comes to the division of assets where a retirement fund or multiple retirement funds are … Continue reading

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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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Dr. Dre’s wife of 24 years files for divorce

Reprinted from iol.co.za – 2020-06-30 Dr. Dre’s wife Nicole Young has reportedly filed for divorce after more than 20 years of marriage. The 50-year-old beauty filed paperwork to end her marriage to the ‘Still D.R.E.’ hitmaker – whose real name … Continue reading

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Who can stay in the holiday home pending divorce?

Court rules that married couples can have more than one matrimonial home Divorce and the holiday home Recently, a case came before the Western Cape High Court in which a woman (the applicant) in the midst of a divorce case … Continue reading

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Rule 43 is not unconstitutional, High Court rules

Constitutional validity of Rule 43 challenged by aggrieved husband It was Charles Dickens who, through his character Mr. Bumble in Oliver Twist, said, “The law is an ass.” It’s true that sometimes the legal system can appear obstinate when laws … Continue reading

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The financial consequences of your marriage contract

How your choice of matrimonial property regime can impact you. Divorce Attorney Cape Town has written a lot about ante-nuptial contracts (ANCs), matrimonial property regime, pension splitting, and many other aspects of marriage and divorce law and finances. This article … Continue reading

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January, divorce month

Why do more couples decide to end their marriage in January than in any other month? New year, fresh start? This article, reprinted from News 24, examines the phenomenon. JANUARY is famously known worldwide, including here in South Africa, as … Continue reading

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The financial impact of marriage and divorce

Marry with your heart and your head. You are in love and completely infatuated, but you still need to think about this without emotion. People think that marriage is forever, but unfortunately for one out of every two people, it’s … Continue reading

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