PARENTAL RIGHTS – VARIATION, TERMINATION AND SUSPENSION:

Once a court order granting a person parental rights and responsibilities in respect of a child has been made, many people believe that such a person can never lose those rights and responsibilities. While a person may have limited or … Continue reading

DOMESTIC VIOLENCE: PROTECT YOURSELF AND YOUR LOVED ONES

Everyday thousands of men, women and children are subjected to abuse in domestic relationships and most feel that there is no way to get out of the situation or protect themselves. Thankfully Nelson Mandela’s government realized the need to provide … Continue reading

MEDIATION OF CIVIL MATTERS IN THE MAGISTRATES AND REGIONAL COURTS OF SOUTH AFRICA

The Rules Board for the courts of Law have amended the rules regulating the conduct of proceedings of the Magistrates Courts of South Africa with a view of introducing alternative dispute resolution mechanisms by way of court-annexed mediation or a … Continue reading

MARRIAGE – THE LAW RELATING TO HAPPILY EVER AFTER

While the celebration of the union between 2 (two) people who love each other and the solemnization of their commitment to one another is a joyous and wondrous event, what is even more wondrous is the common mistake that couples … Continue reading