June 29, 2015

Maintenance

What can you do to enforce a maintenance order against a person who is responsible for paying maintenance, but fails to do so or is paying […]
July 28, 2015

Maintenance – not only for children

When the word “maintenance” is mentioned, many people think of women claiming maintenance for minor children, or alternatively, women claiming maintenance from their ex-husbands. However, in […]
April 1, 2016

Beware, nothing lasts forever (not even powers of attorney from your aging parents)

If your aging parents have asked you for help with making decisions as to their personal welfare, financial affairs, medical treatment and so on, asking them […]
December 7, 2016

Two minutes to a swimming pool tragedy and a R62m damages claim

“There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child” (Dwight D. Eisenhower) A recent High Court decision highlights once again both the personal tragedy […]
September 18, 2019

Child maintenance in arrears? The contempt of Court Enforcement option

“It has regrettably become all too common in divorce litigation that allegations are traded back and forth between the parties, with scant regard for the obligation […]
September 30, 2019

Immediate steps following the death of a loved one

The death of a loved one is a difficult process to go through, and when the inevitable occurs, it is important to remember what happens next. […]
June 19, 2020

Domestic Violence and the Lockdown: Your Personalised Safety Plan

There is great concern that the COVID-19 crisis, particularly the mandatory “stay at home” lockdown phase, will see both an increase in the levels of domestic […]