Family and Matrimonial News

Court Unwilling to Force Family Home SaleJuly 12, 2017

Taking legal advice when borrowing for any purpose is important, as a recent case in which a wife faced the possibility of the sale of...

Court Unwilling to Force Family Home SaleJuly 12, 2017

Taking legal advice when borrowing for any purpose is important, as a recent case in which a wife faced the possibility of the sale of...

Failure to Take Advice Proves Costly in Family ArrangementJune 27, 2017

No matter how much you may trust relatives or close friends, you should never sign important documents without independent legal advice. In one case that...

Failure to Take Advice Proves Costly in Family ArrangementJune 27, 2017

No matter how much you may trust relatives or close friends, you should never sign important documents without independent legal advice. In one case that...

High Court Encourages Social Workers to Make Use of FacebookJune 5, 2017

In the Internet era, it is wholly acceptable to use Facebook or other social media to make contact with those who have to be notified...

High Court Encourages Social Workers to Make Use of FacebookJune 5, 2017

In the Internet era, it is wholly acceptable to use Facebook or other social media to make contact with those who have to be notified...

Giving Up Your Career to Get Married? Think Twice!May 17, 2017

A person who voluntarily prioritises their marriage over their working life may not be entitled to compensation for the earnings foregone if their relationship ends...

Giving Up Your Career to Get Married? Think Twice!May 17, 2017

A person who voluntarily prioritises their marriage over their working life may not be entitled to compensation for the earnings foregone if their relationship ends...

Divorce: Asset Division Not Always EqualMay 4, 2017

In general, there is a presumption that on divorce the assets will be split more or less equally, but that is based on case law...

Divorce: Asset Division Not Always EqualMay 4, 2017

In general, there is a presumption that on divorce the assets will be split more or less equally, but that is based on case law...