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In our ‘team’ we have Legal Practitioners (Lawyers & Attorneys) and other Professionals who offer parallel solutions. Our website menu items LEGAL PRACTITIONERS and OTHER PROFESSIONALS offer a summary of services and will help you decide which type of service provider to use. Please review both pages. Afterwards, if you are still not sure who to use please ask for guidance using the Immediate Action Form on the Contacts Page.

 

FREE OR FEE? SIMAHLA OKANYE UHLAWULE?


For free services you could engage with an organization such as legal-aid.co.za or visit justice.gov.za for free information. Depending on your issue any of the following organizations might be appropriate and mandated to help for free:

  • The National Consumer Commission,
  • CGSO,
  • CCMA,
  • Housing Tribunal,
  • For insurance or banking issues, you should contact the appropriate ombudsman.

If you are looking to hire a Professional we guarantee that the fees quoted will be reasonable and you will not be charged anything until you have accepted a quote or entered into an engagement letter. Payment options will be communicated and might include hourly, per project, fixed rate or retainer. See a Cost Guideline HERE. The use of a Legal Practitioner or Court should be engaged with only once you have exhausted all amicable and free options, or if the matter at hand needs legal guidance and an expert to expedite a solution.


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Divorce


While often emotionally difficult, divorce follows a structured legal process aimed at ensuring fairness and clarity for both parties involved. Here's a simplified breakdown of how Divorce works:

Firstly, divorce proceedings in South Africa typically begin when one spouse (referred to as the plaintiff) files a summons with the court, stating the grounds for divorce. The most common ground for divorce is irretrievable breakdown of the marriage, which can be proven by showing that the couple has been separated for at least two years or that there are irreconcilable differences.

Once the summons is filed, the other spouse (the defendant) is served with the summons and has the opportunity to respond. They can either contest the divorce, in which case the matter may go to trial, or they can consent to the divorce, making the process quicker and less adversarial.

If the divorce is contested, the court will hear arguments from both parties and may make rulings on issues such as division of property, custody of children, and spousal maintenance. The court's primary concern is the best interests of any children involved, as well as ensuring a fair and equitable resolution for both spouses.

Once all issues have been resolved, either through negotiation, mediation, or adjudication by the court, a decree of divorce is granted. This decree legally terminates the marriage and outlines any agreements or court orders regarding custody, support, and division of assets.

While divorce can be a challenging process, especially when children are involved, it also provides an opportunity for individuals to move forward and rebuild their lives. Seeking legal advice and support throughout the process can help ensure a smoother transition and the best possible outcome for everyone involved.

The information on this page is not legal advice. Please engage with our team so we can assign your request to a Legal Practitioner. We look forward to being of service.

Divorce