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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.

 

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

 

OPERATIONAL DAYS & TIMES


South African Working days. No public holidays.

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

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Marriage


Marriage law in South Africa is designed to ensure fairness, equality, and legal protection for couples who choose to tie the knot. Whether you're planning a traditional wedding ceremony or opting for a civil union, there are a few key things to know.

Firstly, South Africa recognizes various types of marriages, including civil marriages, customary marriages, and civil unions. Civil marriages are conducted by licensed marriage officers, typically at a registry office or another venue approved for the purpose. Customary marriages, on the other hand, are based on traditional African customs and require compliance with specific legal requirements.

Civil unions, introduced in 2006, offer an alternative to marriage for couples who may not wish to enter into a traditional union. These unions are open to both same-sex and opposite-sex couples and provide similar legal rights and protections as marriage.

Regardless of the type of marriage or union chosen, there are certain legal requirements that must be met. These include being of legal age (18 years or older), being of sound mind, and not being already married to someone else.

Additionally, couples may need to provide certain documents, such as identity documents and proof of divorce or death of a previous spouse if applicable. Once the legal requirements are fulfilled and the marriage ceremony is conducted, the marriage officer will register the marriage with the Department of Home Affairs.

Marriage law in South Africa also addresses issues such as property rights, spousal maintenance, and inheritance, aiming to ensure fairness and protection for all parties involved. In the event of a divorce or dissolution of the marriage, the law provides guidelines for the division of assets and any support obligations.

Overall, South Africa's marriage laws are designed to uphold the rights and dignity of couples while providing a framework for legal recognition and protection of their relationship, regardless of their backgrounds or preferences.

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.

Marriage