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We are in the process of emigrating to UK from SA. I have 2
We are in the process of emigrating to UK from SA. I have 2 daughters from previous marriage, aged 20 and 14. I currently receive child maintenance for the 14 year old on a monthly basis. The maintenance for the eldest gets paid directly into her account by her Dad since she turned 18. … read more
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I'm the biological father of an 18 year old boy who has
Good day, I'm the biological father of an 18 year old boy who has recently matriculated. I've been paying the court appointed maintenance as well as other costs not mentioned in the courts order out o… read more
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Need advice... my ex wife moved 2000km away (same country -
Hi, Need advice... my ex wife moved 2000km away (same country - South Africa, but different province) taking our daughters age 11 and 13 with, without discussing it with me although we have joint cust… read more
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My son is in high school, 16 years of age, and lives in the
Hi, my son is in high school, 16 years of age, and lives in the residence during the school terms - going home on the alternative weekend and visits me. Can his mother force him to rather live at home… read more
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I have a similar dilemma as the gentleman whose son was
I have a similar dilemma as the gentleman whose son was enrolled into the private school.my daughter was entering grade 5 in a private school A and her sibling was offered a place in this school A?my … read more
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I am a 21 year old South African male , diagnosed with ADHD
I am a 21 year old South African male , diagnosed with ADHD at the age of 8 . I lived with my Mother in Cape Town until I was 13 yrs old and attended Rosebank Remedeal school. Due to a family situatio… read more
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Good evening My name isXXXXX and I have been offerred
Good evening My name isXXXXX and I have been offerred a permanent job in Cape Town South Africa. I was born in South Africa and have been living in the UK for 13 years. I believe I have lost my South … read more
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I am an unmarried father and UK citizen living in the UK. My
I am an unmarried father and UK citizen living in the UK. My South African partner who does have a UK passport took my daughter to live in South Africa in 2002 without my permission, having refused to… read more
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Hi, my son is in grade 11 and his dad and i divorced when he
Hi, my son is in grade 11 and his dad and i divorced when he was 4. there is a maintenance order which started around the time of the divorce but his father failed to pay for many months when he was o… read more
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I emigrated to RSA form the UK in 1972 with my parents
I emigrated to RSA form the UK in 1972 with my parents, I grew up there, was educated there, and became a naturalised SA citizen in 1983. I served in the armed forces there for 5 years, married there … read more
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Hi. My husband and I live in Australia with our 2 children
Hi. My husband and I live in Australia with our 2 children aged 13 and 9. My husband has 2 children from his 1st marriage who live with their mother in Cape Town. His eldest daughter (Che) is 20 years… read more
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If a court order is granted to me giving me permission to leave
If a court order is granted to me giving me permission to leave after the final hearing on 13 to 16 December with me son, and if his father insists on a mirror ordering being obtained in South Africa,… read more
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What is the acceptable average rate of increase per annum on
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My daughter is currently living in the Middle East, Doha,
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Hi. My son is 19 and finishing his grade 12 exam. He lives
Hi. My son is 19 and finishing his grade 12 exam. He lives with his mother. Next year he will study away from home. The current agreement requires that I pay maintenance for him over to his mother. Ho… read more
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I divorced my wife in South Africa in 1997 and was ordered
I divorced my wife in South Africa in 1997 and was ordered to A."retain the Plaintiff and the minor child(my son)on his present medical aid benefit scheme,or any equivalent replacement thereof B.pay t… read more
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I am divorced from South Africa but currenly living in the
I am divorced from South Africa but currenly living in the UK and has obtained British citizenship. I have a mentaly ill child. He is 25 years old. My ex-wife and child are living in South Africa. I c… read more
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