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My wife and I were married in Zimbabwe 13 years ago. At the
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I got married in 2014 in Zimbabwe and now staying in South
Good day, i got married in 2014 in Zimbabwe and now staying in South Africa. I want to divorce and have contacted a lawyer in Zimbabwe who says it must be done where my husband is staying, but our mar… read more
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I was married in Southern Rhodesia in September 1966 would
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I got married in Zimbabwe in 1980 and have been living in Johannesburg
I got married in Zimbabwe in 1980 and have been living in Johannesburg for the last 27 years. the bank wants to know if we are married in or out of community of property. Can you please advise?… read more
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I am a Zimbabwean permanent resident of South Africa, married
I am a Zimbabwean permanent resident of South Africa, married to a Zimbabwean who does not yet have any kind of permit to live in SA and is therefore only visiting South Africa regularly. Is this marr… read more
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My stept father in law married my mother inlaw in South Africa
My stept father in law married my mother inlaw in South Africa in June 1984. At the time of there marriage my Step father in law was domicile and residing and working in Qwe Qwe Zimbabwe. My father in… read more
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Is a marriage in Zimbabwe in 1965 automatically out of community
Is a marriage in Zimbabwe in 1965 automatically out of community of property? Thank you kindly as this is vital information for me… read more
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I got married in Zimbabwe in 2010. My husband want to divorce
I got married in Zimbabwe in 2010. My husband want to divorce me and i would like to know if the marriage was in or out of community of property. i am not sure what the law is in Zimbabwe.… read more
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I am married out of community of property (IN Zimbabwe). I
I am married out of community of property (IN Zimbabwe). I bought property in South Africa under my sole name and would now want to dispose the same property. Do i need my wife to sign to authorise th… read more
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Married in Rhodesia 1968 what is my entiltlement on divorce as a housewfe for over 40 years… read more
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I was married in Zimbabwe in 1988 and did not have an antinuptial
I was married in Zimbabwe in 1988 and did not have an antinuptial contract. If was to get divorced do I have any legal rights I have contributed financially to the marriage over the years but at prese… read more
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Please could someone help. My dad purchased his house in
Please could someone help. My dad purchased his house in Zimbabwe before he got remarried. he got married in 2004 in Zimbabwe. and passed away in 2009. His will is dated 1999 with the property left to… read more
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I was married in Zimbabwe in March 1983. I was told that marriages
I was married in Zimbabwe in March 1983. I was told that marriages in Zimbabwe at that stage were still under British Law and were out of community of property. How do I go about getting offical proof… read more
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Hi there, I am a Zimbabwean woman living in Namibia. I
Hi there, I am a Zimbabwean woman living in Namibia. I am trying to get divorced as my husband is and has been cheating on me for years. I now have the proof of his latest affair. I have been to see a… read more
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