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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]The Legal Fundamentals of Divorce in South Africa

The dissolution of marriage is one of the biggest decisions one can make in their lives. Due to the sometimes-grave consequences, divorce is one that the Courts do not take lightly and will only order upon evidence that a normal marriage relationship cannot be restored.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, February 9, 2021 Views: 67


[Title]Legalisation of Documents: The Role of DIRCO South Africa

Stakeholders such as the High Court and Notaries also have a role to play in the legalisation process. This article discusses the role played by the Department of International Relations and Cooperation.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, February 5, 2021 Views: 42


[Title]How to Keep the House After Divorce in South Africa

It stands to that premise therefore, that parties feel the urge to retain the matrimonial house after a divorce process. In these disagreements with regards to the house, the Courts simply apply the legal rules much to the disappointment or relief of either party.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, January 29, 2021 Views: 98


[Title]Your Will in a Will - The Advantage of Certainty

The primary purpose of having a valid will is so that the testator can have the benefit of prescribing the division of his assets to only the beneficiaries he/she desires. In this way, having the assets of the deceased in the wrong hands after his/her death is avoided.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, January 26, 2021 Views: 91


[Title]Transferring Hereditary Assets into a Trust

The sale of the assets is one of the most prominent ways of distributing assets. However such sale needs to be at market value, which can be achieved by getting two different valuations and declaring the average. However, the sale of assets such as property and company shares will invite Transfer Duty and Capital Gains Tax. 

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, January 21, 2021 Views: 74