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This is your FIRST STEP if you are looking for legal or professional support. We:

  • Guarantee a response within 1 working hour,
  • Are uncomplicated, friendly and professional,
  • Our fees are sensitive to the South African economy,
  • Have a team of professionals in all major Cities,
  • Function with integrity, attention to detail and are objective driven,
  • Use technology, innovation and internal processes to streamline your experience,
  • Strive to improve the sector we operate in.



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.



For free services you could engage with an organization such as or visit 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.


An E-Consult is an effective way to receive expedited support for select, once off or ad hoc matters. Please visit the menu item for more information on this process. CLICK HERE



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  • Monday-Thursday from 09h00-13h00 and 14h00-16h00.
  • Friday 09h00-13h00.



General Family Law

General family law in South Africa is a comprehensive legal framework that governs various aspects of familial relationships, aiming to protect the rights and well-being of individuals within families. It encompasses a wide range of matters, from marriage and divorce to parental rights, child custody, and maintenance obligations.

Marriage law in South Africa allows for different types of marriages, including civil marriages, customary marriages, and civil unions. Each type of marriage is subject to specific legal requirements and provides certain rights and responsibilities for the spouses involved. Additionally, the law recognizes same-sex marriages, ensuring equality and non-discrimination in marital rights.

In the event of marital breakdown, divorce law regulates the process of legally dissolving a marriage and addressing issues such as the division of assets, spousal support, and child custody arrangements. South African law recognizes both fault-based and no-fault divorce grounds, offering couples options for ending their marriage based on their circumstances.

Family law also addresses matters related to parental rights and responsibilities, including guardianship, custody, and access to children. The best interests of the child are paramount in these cases, and decisions are made with the child's welfare as the primary consideration.

Child maintenance is another important aspect of family law, ensuring that parents fulfill their financial obligations towards their children, regardless of their marital status. Maintenance orders are issued by the court to provide for the child's basic needs, such as food, clothing, education, and medical care.

Domestic violence laws in South Africa aim to protect individuals from abuse within family relationships, providing legal remedies and support services for victims of domestic violence.

Overall, general family law in South Africa is designed to promote the stability, welfare, and integrity of families while ensuring access to justice and protection for all members, particularly the most vulnerable, such as children and victims of domestic violence.

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.

General Family Law