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Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated is a leading South African law firm with offices in Rivonia Sandton, Johannesburg and Brackenfell Bellville, Cape Town.

Our firm of attorneys in Johannesburg and attorneys in Cape Town comprehensively cover the following aspects of legal practice:

  • Conveyancing Services - Conveyancing attorneys and general conveyancers, Conveyancing & Bond Cost Calculators
  • Divorce and Family Law - Divorce attorneys and family lawyers, Child Maintenance, Custody & Parenting plans. International Abduction
  • Estates, Trusts & Wills - Estate administration lawyers, Family & Discretionary Trusts, Living Wills, Amending Trust Deeds
  • Marriage and Matrimonial Property - Antenuptial contracts, Matrimonial Regime Changes, Cohabitation Agreements, Life Partnership Agreements
  • Notarial Services - Notaries, Apostille Certificates, General Notarial Bonds, Notarised Documents
  • Property Law - Real Estate lawyers, Sectional Title Developments, Property Zoning
  • Civil Litigation & Debt Collection - Arrear levy collection

We know that Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated’s distinctive spirit comes across through these pages because we are passionate about what we do.

We are highly capable lawyers in whom you can have real confidence, partly because of our technical expertise, but also because of our ethical practice and absolute professionalism

Although we have law offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, our single office approach ensures excellent communications and efficient co-ordination of our resources.

We handle complex, strategic work and litigation for our clients, but appreciate the importance of value for money, commercial awareness and flexibility.

We are also lucky enough to enjoy what we do, primarily because of the great, long-term relationships we build with our many valued clients.

[Title]Customary Marriage – Changing the Default Matrimonial Property System

Customary marriages in South Africa are regulated under the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act 120 of 1998 (RCMA). The RCMA provides that for a customary marriage to be deemed as legally valid and binding, the requirements provided in Section 3 must be complied with.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, March 29, 2021 Views: 36


[Title]What You Need to Know About Liquidation in South Africa

While the business rescue procedure is aimed at rehabilitating financially distressed companies so that they can return to solvency, liquidation is aimed at winding the company upon realisation that the situation is so dire, and liquidation is the only option left.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 Views: 32


[Title]The Legal Process of Adopting a Child in South Africa

Adopting a child is a regulated process in most if not all jurisdictions over the world. In South Africa it is regulated under the Children’s Act 38 of 2005. The reasons for such regulation are as diverse as the reasons to adopt themselves, but the core of the matter is that as important as the offer to provide a home for children without a supportive home.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, March 19, 2021 Views: 36


[Title]The Effect of Insolvency on the Estates of Spouses

Where one of the spouses in a marriage becomes sequestrated, the system that governs their matrimonial property is important in the determination of consequences on the estate of the other spouse.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, March 17, 2021 Views: 14


[Title]The Difference Between Liquidation and Business Rescue

Liquidation is whereby a debtor entity, after the realisation that its liabilities exceed assets (factual insolvency) or inability to settle the liabilities as and when they become due and payable (commercial insolvency) is wound up.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, March 15, 2021 Views: 18