I am not happy with the Maintenance Order granted by the Maintenance Court. Can I Appeal a Maintenance Judgment?

What do I do if I am not happy with the maintenance court judgment? Is it possible to appeal it? If yes, what are the steps and laws involved?   Child maintenance or child support is the right of every child. It is not only a legal right, but a Continue Reading

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What all separated parents should know prior to the holiday season.

What all separated parents should know before the holiday season. Use this legal advice to ensure that the holidays go by smoothly. School is out and the holidays are here. This is a time of year when children get a break from the long school hours, early mornings, homework and Continue Reading

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International Child Support Day 2019 – Set-up your free Consultation

Our Lawyer (Pty) Ltd supports International Child Support Day 2019 10 December 2019, marks International Child Support Day. It is an initiative coined by Child Maintenance Difficulties in South Africa. Child Maintenance Difficulties in South Africa is headed and steered by an inspirational woman, Felicity An Guest. Click on this Continue Reading

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Grandparents may be ordered to pay child support for their grandchildren

Grandparents may be ordered to pay child support if the father refuses or cannot afford to do so. “DID YOU KNOW: Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf was the advocate who won a ground-breaking case for his client? Because of this case, it is now possible to claim maintenance from paternal grandparents of Continue Reading

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Children born out of wedlock now have the same rights as children born to married couples

Children born out of wedlock now have the same rights as children born to married couples The case below was successfully argued by Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf. Because of this case, a mother can now claim child maintenance from paternal grandparents of children born out of wedlock. The case can be Continue Reading

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Successful Child Maintenance Appeal before the Full Bench Argued by Adv M Abduroaf

There is a Legal Responsibility on the Maintenance Magistrate and Maintenance Officer to actively partake and ensure that all relevant information is before the Court in a Maintenance Enquiry. On 16 May 2019, Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf flew up from Cape Town to Port Elisabeth to argue a Child Maintenance Appeal. Continue Reading

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5 things everyone should know prior to engaging in litigation in South Africa

Are you intending on taking someone to court? Have you been sued? Do you require some basic advice on litigation from an experienced advocate? If you answered yes once, this article is for you. Picture outside the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town We asked Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf to provide Continue Reading

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Over 3000 legal questions and answers on Our Lawyer’s Website

Our Lawyer’s website has over 3000, yes three thousand legal advice questions and answers. No wonder this website keeps appearing when searching for family law and related matters. If you have not browsed through this website before; now is the time. You will find useful information and relevant articles. These Continue Reading

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