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  • 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.

 

SERVICES | AMASEVISI


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.


E-CONSULTS


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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South African Working days. No public holidays.

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

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International Marriage or Divorce


International marriage and divorce law in South Africa can be complex, especially when one or both spouses are citizens of different countries or have lived in multiple countries during their marriage. Here's a simplified explanation of how it works:

In South Africa, marriages between individuals of different nationalities are recognized, and couples have the option to choose the law under which they want to be married. However, if a marriage breaks down and divorce becomes necessary, the laws that govern the process may vary depending on factors such as where the marriage took place, where the couple currently resides, and whether they have any legal agreements in place.

When it comes to international divorce, South Africa follows the principle of "lex loci celebrationis," which means that the law of the country where the marriage was celebrated usually determines the legal requirements and procedures for divorce. However, if a divorce is sought in South Africa, the court will also consider any relevant foreign laws, agreements, or prenuptial agreements that may impact the divorce proceedings.

In cases where spouses are citizens of different countries or have lived in multiple countries during their marriage, issues such as jurisdiction, division of assets, custody of children, and enforcement of court orders can become more complex. International treaties and conventions, such as the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction, may also come into play to ensure that the rights of all parties, especially children, are protected across borders.

Navigating international marriage and divorce law in South Africa often requires the expertise of legal professionals who specialize in family law and have experience dealing with cross-border issues. Seeking legal advice early in the process can help couples understand their rights and responsibilities and make informed decisions about how to proceed.

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.

International Marriage or Divorce