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Witnessing a will

Wills - general witness

If you sign as a witness to a will, make sure you know these facts   These are sad times. Almost every day we hear of the passing of someone well known from COVID-19. And there are many more people who have lost loved ones who don’t make the news. Although the vaccination programme is […]

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International child relocation

International child relocation South Africa

Can I relocate overseas with my child and new partner?  The thought of travelling anywhere right now is little more than wishful thinking, but the pandemic won’t last forever. Italy has declared itself mask-free and low-risk, and fans lining the roads at the Tour de France are mostly not wearing masks, France having reached a […]

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Heterosexual life partners can now inherit from each other

Western Cape High Court File picture: Africa News Agency (ANA) Reprinted from the Cape Times, by Chevon Booysen – 2020-10-01 Cape Town – Heterosexual life partners are now eligible to inherit from each other after the Western Cape High Court ruled that a section in the Intestate Succession Act (ISA) is unconstitutional and invalid. The […]

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Sharp increase in UK child sexual abuse during pandemic

While South Africa and the UK have experienced COVID-19 and lockdown differently, some of the consequences have been as global as the pandemic itself. We may not have the same number of children in care homes, but our children and adolescents face the same risks from online predators. With children spending more time online, and […]

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International child custody

Posted on Jul 27, 2019 by Divorce Attorney Cape Town TAKING CHILDREN ABROAD POST-DIVORCE It is becoming increasingly common for couples to marry across borders. International travel is more accessible and over the past decade there has been an influx of immigration into South Africa, resulting in more marriages between partners of different nationalities. Inevitably, […]

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