South Africa Law

Get your South African law questions answered by Experts

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related South Africa Law Questions
This is a big one! I want to employ a man, which is very
This is a big one! I want to employ a man, which is very poor, but I can see he is hardworking and good person. Unfortunately December he will turn 40 years, but his mother never registered him at birth. He was born in Philippolis, I think it is the Free State. Thus till date he has no ID. His mother refuses to go to home affairs to complete the necessary documents. Affidavit giving reasons for LRB. She says he is a naughty boy, so I cannot see that he was naughty at birth. He was born on a farm. I've made contact with his father, which send me an affidavit which states that it is his son. He lives in Philippolis and the SAP confirmed it. The man says that he feels as if he does not exist. Can we open a case against her? … read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,613 satisfied customers
Hi I need an answer re South African law. My son has custody
Hi I need an answer re South African law. My son has custody of his daughter. The baby was 4 months old when they got divorced. His baby is now 2 years and 2 months old. The mother has seen the baby t… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,613 satisfied customers
I was divorced 2 years ago. The agreement entitles my kids
I was divorced 2 years ago. The agreement entitles my kids father to visitation every second weekend, from Saturday morning till Sunday evening. This past weekend he came to collect them, I insisted t… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,613 satisfied customers
Good evening The high court judge granted my son a divorce
Good evening The high court judge granted my son a divorce on 7 December 2012 and ordered that the accompanying settlement agreement be in force, which in short states that the baby, who is eight mont… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
My daughter in law is having an affair and we have the proof
My daughter in law is having an affair and we have the proof from sms's between her and her lover. She and my son have a 4 month old daughter. They live in Johannesburg. If they were to get divorced a… read more
Bert274
Bert274
Attorney
Master's Degree
648 satisfied customers
Hi I am a paediatrician in private practice. I have a family
Hi I am a paediatrician in private practice. I have a family with 4 children (all born in Johannesburg) who I believe are at risk. The parents each acuse the other of beating/physically abusing the ot… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,648 satisfied customers
how easy is it for a father of an illegimate baby, if he is
how easy is it for a father of an illegitimate baby, if he is not listed on the birth certificate to get joint custody of a 3 month old baby who was 2 months premature. what if the mother once had a d… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
At what age can a child choose to stay with his/her father.
At what age can a child choose to stay with his/her father. The father is the care giver and the children lived with him for the last 8 years. The girl is 11yrs & boy12yrs The mother threatened to tak… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,648 satisfied customers
HI I HAVE BEEN LOOKING AFTER MY NIECES BABY FOR THE LAST 12
HI I HAVE BEEN LOOKING AFTER MY NIECES BABY FOR THE LAST 12 MONTHS. THE BABY WAS 2 MONTHS OLD AND THE FATHER DID NOT WANT ANYTHING TO DO WITH THEM SO I BROUGHT THEM TO JOHANNESBURG AND KEPT THEM FOR 1… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
I a mother to a 4month infant. The father of the child is a
I a mother to a 4month infant. The father of the child is a man I was in a 18mth relationship with, whilst he claimed to be in the process of ending his marriage and seeking a divorce. However a coupl… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,648 satisfied customers
Hi Mike, This morning, my ex finances mother slapped me
Hi Mike, This morning, my ex finance's mother slapped me through the face when I went to fetch my Son after allowing him to stay over there for the night. I was an hour early to fetch him.. My ex was … read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
My daughters father and I were never married. He left when
My daughters father and I were never married. He left when she was 4 months old for another woman. I moved back to Durban and he stayed in Johannesburg, I recently (November 2009) moved back to Johann… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
Hello, I am an unmarried mother of a 15 month old boy. I was
Hello, I am an unmarried mother of a 15 month old boy. I was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia when i was 6 months pregnant. The father of the baby was hardly around during the pregnant then sudd… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,648 satisfied customers
I have had 2 (9yrs and 6yrs) children with a married couple.
I have had 2 (9yrs and 6yrs) children with a married couple. The husband of the mother could not have children. I was asked as a friend if they could use my sperm to have children. I gave consent, but… read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,297 satisfied customers
Hi My father died last year and he left everything to his
Hi My father died last year and he left everything to his 3 children in his will. His will was made out in 1992. He only owned property from 1994 which was sold before he died. The problem is he was m… read more
Emil
Emil
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
33 satisfied customers
My stepson of 8 years of age lives with his mother and her
My stepson of 8 years of age lives with his mother and her boyfriend in Johannesburg. They have 2 daughters together.My husband and I live in Durban and go and visit his children once a month. My step… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,648 satisfied customers
My boyfriend had a custody case with his ex girlfriend, the
My boyfriend had a custody case with his ex girlfriend, the mother of his 4 yr old baby girl. also a mantainance case, as he was staying with the child. In the process they had a dispute with the fami… read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 satisfied customers
My daughter is not married to the father of her baby, they
My daughter is not married to the father of her baby, they are currently living together he locks her and her baby up in the house while he is at work or over the weekend she is not allowed to go anyw… read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

PHINEAS MOTAUNG

PHINEAS MOTAUNG

Attorney

113 satisfied customers

BACHELOR OF LAWS

Emil

Emil

Attorney

33 satisfied customers

BCom Law LLB, 3 years post article experience as attorney

LCP

LCP

Attorney

21 satisfied customers

BCom (Stell) LLB LLM

Freddie Lombard

Freddie Lombard

Attorney

3,613 satisfied customers

Practicing attorney and conveyancer with 16 years post article experience.

Chris K

Chris K

Lawyer

1,389 satisfied customers

Attorney & Director at Lombard Kotze Incorporated

Shaie Zindel

Shaie Zindel

Attorney

1,250 satisfied customers

All areas of commercial and contract Law - specialist in property advice.

inciteadvisor

inciteadvisor

Commercial Lawyer

814 satisfied customers

B.Com LLB Registered Corporate lawywer

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x