Felicity An Guest – A mother, a fighter and our child activist

MEET THE GAME CHANGER, FELICITY AN GUEST By Adv. Megan Naidu Today, I had the extreme pleasure of meeting with Ms Felicity An Guest. A woman who is paving the way forward for many single parents out there. She is on a remarkable journey and her story is one that Continue Reading

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Uncontested or Friendly Divorces: What do you need to know?

Uncontested or friendly Divorce: What procedure to be followed on the divorce court day? By Advocate Megan Naidu This article provides information about the procedure to be followed for an uncontested divorce when making use of an Advocate at Court. An uncontested or friendly divorce is where both the husband 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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The father does not want to consent to a passport and the Relocation from South Africa with my minor child. What are my rights?

Relocating from South Africa with your child – When do you need consent from the father? Relocation – If you were born and raised in South Africa, it does not mean that you have to live there for the rest of your life. There are opportunities elsewhere in the world 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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What often happens is a Court would order that one parent has primary care over a minor child, but that specific parent does not take on that responsibility. I

The Court Order says my minor child’s mother has custody, but my daughter primarily lived with me since she was a toddler. What can I do to legalise the situation? The mother is now demanding that the order now be followed – 5 years later. At the time of a Continue Reading

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Legal Topics: Help us provide you with the website content you want Our Lawyer (Pty) Ltd has over 3000, yes, three thousand legal questions, comments and answers on its website. The number increases every day. We try to answer all questions posted on the same or next day. On top of Continue Reading

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Frequently asked questions regarding relocation and consent when it comes to minor children

Frequently asked questions regarding relocation and consent when it comes to minor children Relocation – Are you planning on relocating to another country or moving to a different province within South Africa with your minor child? Are you concerned about the issue of consent from the other parent? Below are Continue Reading

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