Ek en my man was getroud binne gemeenskap van goedere en is 4jr terug geskei. In die 4jr het ons 'n nuwe besigheid begin wat floreer. Sonder my toestemming is 40% aandele aan sy broer oorhandig. En 60% het my eks sin gebly. Hy het ander besighede begin....waaronder 'n plaas met grond een daarvan is. Nou het hy my weer gevra om te trou. Ek wil weet met watse tipe kontrak moet ons trou. Met aanwas bedeling...beteken dit dat ek op enige "aanwas" in die besigheid ook mag eis? Ek voel ek het net so hard gewerk om die besighede te begin? Is ek verkeerd? Ek het ook in die tussen tyd ophou werk.....so ek wil maar net seker maak ek is veilig en versorg in die toekoms. Ons het 2 kinders
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Hi, engels is fine. solank ek net kan aanhou in afrikaans! Ek wil ongelukkig nie op di internet sê wat die besigheid se net waarde is nie. Dit is baie! En die sukses in die toekoms twyfel ek nie eers oor nie. Dit gaan beslis net beter en beter doen.
Ek het reeds ophou werk om na ons 2 kinders om te sien. En gaan nie terug gaan nie
Ek het 'n pensioen fonds wat my man nou vir my betaal - die bedrag is R1800 pm.
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If your husband has given 40% of your business to his brother without value or assets received in return, by marrying in community of property you stand to risk half of your existing 60% holding to your husband.
If your business and assets are much smaller than your husband's assets and businesses, then community of property would be a good option as your undivided half-share will be worth more than your current net asset position and it would also ensure that you would receive half of both spouses' retirement benefits. You would also be assured a half share of all assets and growth prospects.
The downside of community of property is risk in that you take on your husband's personal business risk, if the business is not transacted in companies or trusts.
If your assets and business interests are worth equal or more than your husband's then an antenuptial contract with accrual would be your better option as it would preserve your hard earned estate but at the same time you would participate equally in the growth of the family's business endeavors. It would be prudent to maintain retirement benefits as all too often spouses out of community of property who opted to take on family responsibilities are not well provided for in retirement and do not have a claim on their spouse's or ex-spouse's retirement benefits.
Antenuptial contract without an accrual would suit someone with a very much larger estate than their spouse with much higher scale of growth prospects and it would not be recommended to a spouse that intended to take on family related responsibilities.
I trust that the legal information and perspective provided is helpful in assessing yourposition going forward. I am always happy to clarify any aspect of my answershould you so require.Best regards,
Baie dankie vir jou antwoord. Ek gaan moet erken ek is bietjie "lost" op die antwoord. My man se bates ens is als in trusts en da is koop en verkoop kontrakte tussen hom en sy broer. My man wil nie "in community" trou nie - want dan moet ek ook vir als glo teken. As hulle iets in die besigheid wil aankoop.
Ek weet mens kry "In community"< "out met aanwas bedeling" en "out" sonder aanwas bedeling. Wat is die beste een vir 'n vrou met geen inkomste en wat net securiteit soek vir die toekoms???
Thank you for the response, I apologise if I have complicated the answer as it is my job to ensure you are comfortable with the information provided.
You are correct as to the three types of marriage dispensations.
In Community of Property (binne gemeenskap van goedere) would be recommended if your husband holds assets in his name as you would have security of being half owner and would benefit in any future growth.
As you already have business interests and assets in your own name, Out of Community of Property but including accrual (buite gemeenskap van goedere met aanwas) would be a very wise option as your estate will probably not grow at the same rate as your husbands if you devote your time to the family. You can make provision for your retirement benefits within the contract. Take time to list all your assets in the contract before the wedding as otherwise your assets going into the marriage will be valued at zero.
Out of Community of Property excluding accrual (buite gemeenskap van goedere sonder aanwas) would not be recommended in your circumstances.
In my view and taking all the information provided into account, Out of Community of Property but including accrual (buite gemeenskap van goedere met aanwas) would be your better option.
I trust that the legal information and perspective provided is helpfulin assessing your position going forward. I am always happy to clarify any aspect of my answer should you so require.
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