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Deciphering Divorce: A Rule 43 Ruling on Maintenance and a Contribution to Legal Costs – M Q v V S (0221062023) 2024 ZAGPJHC 188 (23 February 2024).

Introduction to the Application for Maintenance and Legal Contributions In this Rule 43 application the court was presented with an intricate application concerning the financial sustenance and legal cost contributions…

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Rule 43 Unpacked: Navigating Interim Maintenance in MD v RJD (053357/2022) [2024] ZAGPPHC 79 (5 February 2024).

Introduction In the case of MD v RJD (053357/2022) ZAGPPHC 79 (5 February 2024), the Gauteng Division of the High Court delved into the complexities of interim maintenance for children…

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Navigating Divorce: A.R.S (born K) v M.S.S (2427/2021) [2024] ZALMPPHC 10 (30 January 2024) and Forfeiture Insights.

Introduction and Background of the Case In the matter of A.R.S (born K) vs M.S.S (2427/2021) ZALMPPHC 10, delivered on 30 January 2024 by SIKHWARI AJ, the plaintiff initiated divorce…

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Unraveling Justice: The Thomas v Balepile Case and South Africa’s Maintenance Law Maze. – Thomas v Balepile (61/2021; CA&R 68/23) [2024] ZANCHC 4 (26 January 2024).

Introduction In a recent and significant decision, Thomas v Balepile (61/2021; CA&R 68/23) ZANCHC 4, delivered on 26 January 2024, the High Court of South Africa, Northern Cape Division, under…

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Navigating Parental Maintenance Obligations and Mastering Legal Exceptions: The KGANYAGO J Judgment in Context. – U.DJ v J.H.O (9169/2022) [2024] ZALMPPHC 2 (15 January 2024).

Background and Plaintiff’s Claims The case involves the plaintiff and defendant, who are the parents of a child now of majority age. Following the breakdown of their relationship, the child…

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