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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

 

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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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Same Sex Marriage


In South Africa, the law recognizes and allows for same-sex marriage, making it one of the few countries in the world to do so. Here's a simple explanation of how same-sex marriage law works in South Africa:

Legal Recognition: Same-sex marriage was legalized in South Africa in 2006 through the Civil Union Act, which grants equal rights and responsibilities to same-sex couples as those in heterosexual marriages. This means that same-sex couples have the same legal status, protections, and benefits as heterosexual couples under South African law.

Marriage Requirements: To get married, same-sex couples must meet the same requirements as heterosexual couples. This includes being of legal age, obtaining a marriage license, and having the ceremony performed by a licensed marriage officer or religious official.

Recognition and Benefits: Once married, same-sex couples enjoy the same legal recognition and benefits as heterosexual couples. This includes rights related to inheritance, property ownership, taxation, and immigration. Additionally, same-sex spouses are entitled to social security benefits, healthcare coverage, and spousal support.

Recognition Abroad: South Africa recognizes same-sex marriages performed in other countries, provided they were conducted legally according to the laws of that country.Similarly, marriages conducted in South Africa are generally recognized in other countries that recognize same-sex marriage.

Public Acceptance and Support: South Africa has made significant strides in promoting LGBTQ+ rights and fostering a culture of acceptance and inclusion. While challenges and discrimination may still exist, there is growing support for diversity and equality within South African society.

Overall, the legalization of same-sex marriage in South Africa reflects the country's commitment to human rights and equality. It affirms the rights of LGBTQ+ individuals to love, marry, and build families without discrimination.

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.

Same Sex Marriage