Postnuptial Registration of Antenuptial Contracts

If I am married in community of property, is it possible to change to another form of marriage contract? Section 21(1) of the Matrimonial Property Act provides that a husband and wife may apply jointly to court for leave to change the matrimonial property system which applies to their marriage. Requirements In order for the… Continue Reading

Hague Convention case law

A summary of cases Office of the Central Authority for International Child Abduction CASE LAW The Central Authority (The Republic of South Africa) V Margi Reynders (Born Jones) This is an application brought by the South African Central Authority, represented by the office of the Family Advocate, under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects… Continue Reading

Specimen Health Care Power Of Attorney

This form is provided for informational purposes only and is intended to be used as a guide prior to consultation with an attorney familiar with your specific legal situation. This form is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney – DISCLAIMER – The following form is provided by FindLaw, a Thomson Business, for… Continue Reading

Court Clarifies the ‘In Duplum’ Rule

There has been much debate in the past about the meaning and effect of the in duplum rule. Any uncertainty has been clarified by a recent judgment of the Supreme Court of Appeal, delivered in September 2005 in the matter of Ethekwini Municipality v Verulam Medicentre (Pty) Ltd. Court Clarifies the ‘In Duplum’ Rule 06… Continue Reading

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