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Hello, please can you advise as to what will be an appropriate
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I am in the process of obtaining a variance to my child maintenance.
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Hi there I am married to a man with an illegitimate child.
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Me and my fiance are now breaking up.2009 I took a loan to
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As the paternal Grandparent of an illigetimate child, can I
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We are not legally married and the child is registered in his
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hi I am offering the mother of the 19 year old R5000 per month
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I was divorced 5 years ago and was told to pay 3000 per month
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Hi My child is now 19 years old . I paid child maintenance
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My salary is much higher than my ex husbands. WE are currently
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Good day Johann. I want to enquire regarding child maintenance.
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