Child Custody – Legal Advice and the Children’s Act

Child custody legal advice and services Child custody is a complex legal matter as it involves a number of factors to consider when handling a child custody case. Judging from our years of experience, we found that the parents involved often lose track of the bigger picture while emotions override. At our law offices, our job is to help parties involved keep a level head form a legal perspective and guide them as to what will be the best way forward. Sometimes a matter has been blown out of proportion while the parties involved often expect us to perform miracles – this is not how it works in the world of law. We have found that executing our legal expertise can become a very complicated ordeal when there is little co-operation. It is however, essential to highlight that the main responsibility of the family legal expert is to advise and I want to learn more

A specialized legal expert is the best way to go!

Why you should consider a specialized legal expert Having a specialized legal expert to deal with your legal matter can take a load off your shoulders and help you see things in greater perspective. When the legal expert specializes within a particular part of the law, it means they have greater insight into the legal matter. At our law offices, we are legal specialists in family law and luckily, the branches of family extend to: Child Maintenance Ante-nuptial Contact Change Matrimonial Property Regime Child Adoption Child Custody and Access Domestic Violence Protection Family Trust Registration Fast Unopposed Divorces Non-Compliance with maintenance orders Parenting Plans Postnuptial Contract Registration Pre-nikkah Agreement For an online appointment, call our law offices on 021 424 3487 and get your expert legal today. We are centrally located in the heart of the City Bowl at Suit 702, 7th Floor, The Pinnacle, corner of Burg and Strand Street, I want to learn more

Ante-Nuptial Contracts/Prenuptial Contracts- Cape Town

Ante Nuptial Contract meaning Ante Nuptial Contract is a legal document that stipulates how assets will be dealt with in the event of death or a divorce. Our Lawyer Pty Ltd is a family legal consultancy that have dealt with family legal matters over years. In addition to this, we offer professional, expert legal advice and we are professional legal drafters legal documents. Feel free to call our law offices today and have our friendly receptionist make an online appointment for you for a professional legal consultation. Ante Nuptial Contract without Accrual When being married in community of property, no ANC is required and this can be dangerous for both parties. When a couple decides to enter marriage without an ANC, they will automatically be married in community of property – meaning both parties will have equal right to each other’s assets and there is a joint estate. On the I want to learn more

Child Maintenance Advice – Cape Town

Maintenance Court Cape Town There are number of child maintenance courts in your local area in Cape Town. Below are local maintenance courts that could be close to your area: Athlone Maintenance Court Mitchell’s Plain Maintenance Court Wynberg Maintenance Court To claim child maintenance/child support, you should visit your closest maintenance court in your area. Maintenance Court Procedure Find out where about is the closest magistrates’ court in your area and pay them a visit. When visiting the Maintenance Court, bring along the necessary documents such as: Birth certificate of your child/children. Your identity document. Proof of residence. A divorce settlement. Proof of your monthly income and expenses. The personal details of the parent required to pay maintenance such as their name, surname physical and work address. Copy of your bank statement. In attempt to claim maintenance, you will have to fill in a detailed form stipulated by the Magistrate’s I want to learn more

Parenting plan and the Children’s Act

Parenting plan in terms of the Children’s Act A parenting plan becomes relevant when parents cannot reach an agreement on how they should be splitting their responsibilities towards their child/children. However, the High Court prefers having parents trying to establish a common ground first through mediation services or mutual understanding before resorting to the court. The aim of mediation is to try and settle a dispute out of court and help the two parties establish an understanding regarding their children. In terms of the Children’s Act; it is aimed at preserving the child’s best interests and not that of the parent’s. It therefore encourages parents to fulfill their duties and responsibilities towards their children even after divorce. For more on professional legal drafting on parenting plans, call our law offices for an online appointment for a professional legal consultation today. How to draft a parenting plan Drafting a parenting plan I want to learn more

Changing your property regime

Family Law Consultancy We are a family legal consultancy and we deal with a range of legal matters that challenges our legal expertise in the most unique ways possible. Our specialized legal services include child maintenance, child custody, divorce and changing your matrimonial property regime. To top it off, we are situated in the heart of the buzzing CBD at Suit 702, 7th Floor, The Pinnacle, corner of Strand and Burg Street, Western Cape, South Africa. Feel free to visit us at our offices in a safe, central setting and enjoy professional, confidential, legal consultations at its best. Call our offices today and have your legal appointment booked online immediately. In Community of Property VS Out of Community of Property First of all, for this process to unfold legally, you need to have the guidance of a family legal expert. The legal professional will explain the different ways you can I want to learn more

Uncontested and Contested Divorce in South Africa

Uncontested divorce in South Africa First of all, what is an uncontested divorce? An uncontested divorce is a divorce in which both parties are in agreement with. Divorces of this nature takes less time and money and allows parties to pick up the pieces and move on with their lives quicker. The procedure for unopposed or uncontested divorces are simpler and straight to the point. Because both parties are already in agreement of the divorce, a formal trial is not necessary but the guidance of a legal expert may still be important. There may well be other factors relevant to the divorce, such as child custody, child maintenance and splitting of assets. This may not necessary slow down the process but the legal expert will have to work at helping the parties reach a common ground legally. For a professional legal consultation, contact our law offices on 021 424 3487 and I want to learn more

Registering your Ante-Nuptial Contract – Cape Town

Registering Ante Nuptial Contract First of all, it is crucial to note that if you get married without an Ante Nuptial Contract, you are automatically married in community of property. But what exactly is the purpose of having an ANC? An ANC is an agreement in black and white between two parties before entering into marriage. The agreement stipulates how assets will be dealt with in the event of divorce or death. Having an ante nuptial contract benefits you in the following ways: Debt incurred by the other party, will not be affect you financially due to the ANC in place. The ANC can be drafted and tailored according to your circumstances so you can get the most out it. The ANC allows the parties to remain separate in estates. Parties will not need each other’s consent in financial dealings. Parties can maintain their own financial independence. To have your I want to learn more

Divorce and the law- Cape Town

Divorce process step by step Our law offices boast a professional legal expert in divorce, child maintenance, child custody and other family legal matters. Our consultancy thrive to bring you professional legal services that’s easily accessible through our website. Feel free to click on the links below and find out more about our legal expertise: Basic Divorce Guide – Western Cape High Court Divorce Notice Of Set Down – Cape Town High Court Cape Town Divorce Particulars Of Claim Western Cape High Court Cape Town Do Your Own Unopposed Divorce. No Lawyers Needed. Free Online Divorce Assistance Form DIY South Africa – frequently asked questions for divorce Summons Divorce Western Cape High Court Cape Town Twenty One (21) Uncontested divorces in the Western Cape High Court today. Divorces can be a tough legal battle for many because a lot is at play when there are children involved. During our years I want to learn more

Child Maintenance Advice -Johannesburg

Maintenance Court Johannesburg There are number of child maintenance courts in Johannesburg. Below are local maintenance courts that could be close to your area: Johannesburg Family Court Centre – Magistrates’ Court Johannesburg Central Magistrate Court – Magistrates’ Court Hillbrow Magistrates Court – Magistrates’ Court To claim child maintenance/child support, you should visit your closest maintenance court in your area. Maintenance Court Procedure Find out where about is the closest magistrates’ court in your area and pay them a visit. The following will be required: Birth certificate of your child/children. Your identity document. Proof of residence. A divorce settlement. Proof of your monthly income and expenses. The personal details of the parent required to pay maintenance such as their name, surname physical and work address. Copy of your bank statement. In attempt to claim maintenance, you will have to fill in a detailed form stipulated by the Magistrate’s Court. This form I want to learn more

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