Family

April 19, 2021

The legal duty of a grandparent to maintain a grandchild

By operation of law, the liability to maintain someone is based on three factors: firstly, the claimant’s inability to support himself or herself; secondly, his or her relationship […]
June 17, 2020

Do annuities form part of the estate during a divorce?

In the case of CM v EM it was held in the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (“SCA”), case number 10861/2018, that:“The value of the Respondent’s […]
May 8, 2020

How to Become a Parent

When it comes to the structure of families, Bob Dylan described it adequately when he said, “the times they are a-changing’”. The liberation of sexual orientation […]
June 20, 2019

Maintenance of Surviving Spouse

The idea of freedom of testation is a core value of South African law and enjoys wide protection. The Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act, 27 of […]
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