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My partner paid 1/4 lobola and I was not 'handed over' we
Good morning. My partner paid 1/4 lobola and I was not 'handed over' we just had lunch and no official celebration. We signed an antenuptial contract before the commencement of the lobola process. I w… read more
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I am legally married to my husband (civil) in community of property, now her ex partner, claim that she is also married to my husband because he paid lobola. How protected I am? … read more
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My issue relates to customary marriage and access to kids as
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I paid Lobola. She didn't move in. I coaxed and cajoled. I
I paid Lobola. She didn't move in. I coaxed and cajoled. I waited patiently. Nothing just excuses. So I hired a P.I. He found evidence that she was a prostitute and had been for many years. It was a h… read more
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I initiated the lobola process by paying lobola on the
Hi I initiated the lobola process by paying lobola on the first day, after that never went back to conclude the lobola process. I ended up breaking up with the woman months later. Does this mean I'm m… read more
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I paid lobola woman and we two children with her and
I paid lobola for a woman and we two children with her and she was nt living with me she was living with her parents. after a finish lobola paid they said they wii bring the lady in white weading. and… read more
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If you are married in community of property, you are both working
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I am a Zimbabwean permanently resident in South Africa. I am married to a Zimbabwean, also permanently resident in South Africa. My wife hjas been unfaithful, and I have the proof of infidelity in the… read more
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I build a house on my girlfriends land. This is after she
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Hi, i would like some advice about my legal rights o take action against a man who manipulates married women - or in this case my wife into an online (whatsapp) relationship for 7 Months.. the method … read more
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Is there a lawyer who can help me think through the complexities
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My wife and I were married antenuptial contract without accruals
My wife and I were married antenuptial contract without accruals in 1983. When we were married she came into my life with R500.00 which her father gave her for a trousseau. She requested the divorce i… read more
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i am 42yrs old and my wife is 37. we have 2 kids, 9 and 4.
i am 42yrs old and my wife is 37. we have 2 kids, 9 and 4. in 2007 i paid up lobola, but we never stayed together, and never bought any asset together. she has been working and studying since we met i… read more
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I am a South African and married 8 yrs with two kids of 7 &
I am a South African and married 8 yrs with two kids of 7 & 8 yrs old. My wife has an affair with her colleague who happens to be her Senior. I found out saucy sms's on her phone and when I approached… read more
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i have been married since 1993. we got married in a church
i have been married since 1993. we got married in a church but have only just discovered that the marriage was not registered. we lived together and were blessed with three kids. we are separated and … read more
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I have been going through emotional turmoil due to my failing marriage. My social standing and work life has been severely affected. I have since discovered that my wife had an extra-marital affair. C… read more
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