South Africa Law

Get your South African law questions answered by Experts

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related South Africa Law Questions
My issue relates to customary marriage and access to kids as
my issue relates to customary marriage and access to kids as an unmarried father. My relationship with the mother of my 2 kids ended 5 years ago. At some point i initiated marriage processes which sub… read more
Christiaan K
Christiaan K
LLB
238 satisfied customers
Hi. My husband and I are married COP. Weve been married for
Hi. My husband and I are married COP. We've been married for 2 years but lived together since 2007. He also paid lobola prior to our marriage 2 years ago. We have 2 kids aged 7 and 5. I'm currently 3 … read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I am a 26 yr old teacher- I have a son of 18 months. I decided
I am a 26 yr old teacher- I have a son of 18 months. I decided to get a divorce. My husband is aggressive,threatening, intimidating. I am living with my parents. My husband has a lot of money. We are … read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
My husband and I have been married for 13 years however our
My husband and I have been married for 13 years however our relationship has deteriorated beyond reconciliation. We unfortunately need a divorce. Facts of our marriage and lifestyle: •We are married A… read more
Elizabeth Steenhuisen
Elizabeth Steenhuisen
Practicing advocate
Master's Degree
26 satisfied customers
I married ANC with Accrual in August 1996 (under South African
I married ANC with Accrual in August 1996 (under South African Law). My husband (MD of large company) asked for a divorce and walked out on me and my 2 children citing unhappiness as the reason for le… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
I am separated from my wife, and we both have agreed to divorce. Can
I am separated from my wife, and we both have agreed to divorce. Can you tell me what my rights are in terms of access to our 2 year old daughter, as she, (my wife) is making it difficult for me to se… read more
Bert274
Bert274
Attorney
Master's Degree
648 satisfied customers
I am married with the kids (7 years and 3 years). My husband
I am married with the kids (7 years and 3 years). My husband have been together for 8 years and married for 5 and half years. I fell pregnant before we really were in a relationship although we were b… read more
Shaie Zindel
Shaie Zindel
Attorney
B.A. (RAU); BProc (RAU)
1,250 satisfied customers
Hi, our divorce went through 10/3/2011. I had little money
Hi, our divorce went through 10/3/2011. I had little money so got taken out by husband who had best lawyers. We also share child care(which is not working) because we cannot talk to each other and he … read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
My husband had an affair and has now moved out and living with
My husband had an affair and has now moved out and living with her. He says he has filed for a divorce. He pays me a maintenance every month. I have allowed my 5 year old son to go to him for weekends… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Hi, I would like to know if it would be possible to represent
Hi, I would like to know if it would be possible to represent my husband in the Bellville Magistrates Court regarding maintenance for his kids? I have got all proof of income and expenses,reasons why … read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I have sole gaurdianship and primary residency according to
I have sole gaurdianship and primary residency according to the divorce settlement. I have two questions plse 1. What is the difference between sole custody and primary residence? 2. My ex-husband is … read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
What is the procedures regarding maintenance not being paid.
What is the procedures regarding maintenance not being paid. Does the parent still have the rights to the children, at what stage can rights or priveledges be withheld.… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Maintenance reduction - how legal My divorce went through
Maintenance reduction - how legal? My divorce went through in April 2006 and at the time my chidren were 18mths and 3 years. My ex husband and I could nto come to an agreement on the amount and so I s… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
Hi, I am trying to find out my options in case of divorce.
Hi, I am trying to find out my options in case of divorce. We married in community of property. We live in our own house which we are paying every month. We have been running our own software business… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
My ex husband have paid only R830.00 maintanace for our 2 kids
My ex husband have paid only R830.00 maintanace for our 2 kids for the past 10 years. 3 of those years he didnt pay. Every time that I've asked him to pay at least R 1200.00 the amount that their scho… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
I am unhappily married to my husband while my husband is happily
I am unhappily married to my husband while my husband is happily married to me! I would like to divorce him but we own our house 50/50 and our business 50/50. He opposes the idea of a divorce and says… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Good day, I am going through a very rough divorce at the moment.
Good day, I am going through a very rough divorce at the moment. Hy x is still residing in our house (married in community). I took the kids and moved out a year ago. The court ruled in my favour in r… read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
1,741 satisfied customers
A friend of mine is divorced and the court ordered joint custody
A friend of mine is divorced and the court ordered joint custody of two minor children.The children live with her full time.She has to feed,clothe and pay medical exspenses,was not allowed to take any… 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

2,826 satisfied customers

Practicing attorney and conveyancer with 16 years post article experience.

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

Christiaan K

Christiaan K

238 satisfied customers

Attorney & Director at Lombard Kotze Incorporated

< 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