In every divorce matter, whether it is resolved by mediation, litigation or an alternative dispute resolution method, it is always necessary to calculate the value of each divorcing spouse’s estate (or their joint estate) and the spouses’ monthly income and expenditure prior to divorce
Before you air your dirty laundry on social media, find out what the law has to say about it
Attorney Gillian Lowndes unpacks the legal requirements for couples married in community of property
South African law automatically gives full parental responsibilities and rights to a child’s biological mother. But what rights do fathers have?
A collaborative divorce occurs when spouses are able to work out an agreement together, taking the aggression, conflict and court out of the deal
The news that your former spouse intends to emigrate, and your children with them, is devastating. What are your rights in this difficult situation?
Divorce can turn one-time allies into bitter enemies overnight. Negotiating a settlement agreement is one of the most effective ways to ensure your divorce doesn’t follow this route. A Rule 34 offer is a very useful tool at your disposal during this process
In the South African Constitution, the Children’s Act of 2005, entrenches children’s rights to family or parental care, and also ensures that a child’s best interests are of paramount importance (Picture: Thinkstock)
The near-instant, global availability of damning, damaging or inaccurate information on social media platforms has been a source of alarm for many political figures – but what, if anything, can be done to prevent it, and what are the moral implications of doing so?
The tax season is upon us. We discuss deadlines, requirements, penalties and tips with Rejoice Nyoka, a General Tax Practitioner at Pinetown Accountants CC.
Ryan Fisher is a licensed business rescue practitioner who heads a strong team of consultants and chartered accountants at B Doyle Business Rescue.
A businessman was scammed into buying a non-existent franchise – what you need to know when buying an existing business or franchise.
Handling your finances and contracts effectively is integral for anyone working in the arts or entertainment industry.
Can an employer ask for your Facebook login details to check your profile? Would you be willing to divulge such information if it meant securing your dream job?