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The Crucial Role of Full Disclosure in Domestic Violence Interim Protection Orders: Legal Standards, Case Law, and Practical Guidance.

INTRODUCTION TO THE DUTY OF FULL DISCLOSURE IN DOMESTIC VIOLENCE APPLICATIONS The principle of full disclosure is paramount in ex parte applications, where orders are granted without notice to the…

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Family Feuds Under the Law: Decoding Domestic Violence and Legal Protections in South Africa. – J.G v A.N (A3132/2021) [2024] ZAGPJHC 45 (26 January 2024).

Background and Legal Framework Introduction to the Case In the case of J.G v A.N (A3132/2021) ZAGPJHC 45 dated 26 January 2024, an appeal was lodged against a final protection…

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Understanding Abusive Relationships: An In-depth Look during the 16 Days of Activism in South Africa.

Abusive relationships present a complex and deeply troubling issue worldwide, with ripples extending far beyond the immediate victims. This article delves into the intricate dynamics of abusive relationships, focusing particularly…

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Navigating the Nuances: A Dive into SA’s Protection from Harassment Act – Whether reporting rape allegations can amount to “harassment”.

L.W v K.C.A (A2023-013223) ZAGPJHC 1154 (13 October 2023) Background: The appellant and respondent were in a consensual romantic relationship for a few months in 2018. Two specific incidents form…

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