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Maintenance Matters

When it comes to children’s rights, the law can serve as their strongest guardian. In fact, according to the law, parents have a duty to support their children until the children can support themselves.
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Divorce & co-parenting during the lockdown

I am divorced and co-parenting. What happens to my children during the lockdown?
Domestic Abuse

I am living with an abuser and am scared to be in lockdown with them

It's not just a physical attack, but can also include, sexual, emotional, psychological or economic harm
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Dealing with Divorce

Divorce is a difficult reality. While the emotional pain is hard to bear, Legal&Tax Services can at least be your companion in offering expert legal advice on this process.
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Child maintenance – the facts!

Every child is entitled to receive maintenance for their basic needs such as food, clothing, housing, education and health care.
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The right to be a dad

When it comes to unmarried and divorced fathers, many people still believe that they have limited rights to their children. However, this is no longer the case. Let’s take a closer look at the rights that unmarried or divorced fathers are entitled to in South Africa.
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Is your child safe at school?

For any parent, school safety must simply be a guarantee.
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Keeping Holidays Happy After a Divorce

Holidays are often associated with spending special time with family. However, one of the main challenges after a divorce is how and where your children will spend their school holiday time between you and your ex-spouse
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Protecting your Right to Parent

Every parent wants to make sure that their children are safe, nurtured and secure. Even if you are unmarried or divorced, the law is on your side when it comes to your rights as a parent. Let’s take a closer look at how the law helps protect your parenting rights
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The shadow pandemic – Don’t be a victim, break the silence!

As the COVID-19 pandemic ran rampant in our society, a second pandemic of domestic violence filled the homes of innocent women. Learn more about gender-based violence cases during lockdown in South Africa and the proactive steps you can take to ensure your and your loved one’s safety.
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The Law is the ultimate protective parent

The role of a mother and father are understood in different ways by the diverse cultures and groups in our society; however, the family law in South Africa makes sure that at its core, mothers and fathers are treated equally and also given the responsibility to care correctly for their children.
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Divorce & the Fork in the Road to Your Futures

You’ve tried your best. You’ve done what you can. Sometimes, it is just not going to work. It’s time to get divorced and choose a new path and a new life.
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Cohabitation, engagement and the myth of the common law marriage

We debunk the notion that a couple living together for many years creates automatic legal rights and duties between them.
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Divorce and Family Law call for exceptional skills

Legal&Tax helps you understand the divorce process and it's legislation. Divorce can be such an emotionally and financially draining activity, but with our experienced attorneys on your side, you'll always have the upper hand.
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What is domestic violence?

If you find yourself in a situation where you are experiencing domestic violence, you have to protect your self. The law is on your side.
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Women and the law

The law protects and promotes the rights of women and gender equality. The law is a tool to end gender based violence, sexual harassment and discrimination against women. The law also offers women access to justice following victimisation.
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Love & the law webinar

We discuss cohabitation, common law marriage, marriage types, agreements and divorce.
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Customary Marriages Webinar: Traditionally Ever After

Are you thinking of marrying under customary law? Or do you still need to register your customary marriage with Home Affairs? Are you thinking of ending your customary marriage? Our admitted attorneys Paula Thekiso-Mahlangu and Vuyokazi Mpela answer all these questions and more in Part 1 of our Heritage & Culture webinar series.