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Customary Marriage – Changing the Default Matrimonial Property System

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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

 

What You Need to Know About Liquidation in South Africa

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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

 

The Legal Process of Adopting a Child in South Africa

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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

 

The Effect of Insolvency on the Estates of Spouses

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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