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Urgent Custody Dispute: Analysing C.S.S v O.R (000763/2024) [2024] ZAGPPHC 37 (26 January 2024)A Pivotal Decision on Children’s Removal.

Introduction The case of C.S.S v O.R (000763/2024) ZAGPPHC 37 (26 January 2024) was an urgent opposed application brought before the court on 17 January 2024. The Applicant sought the…

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NAVIGATING THE COMPLEXITIES OF INTERNATIONAL CHILD ABDUCTION IN SOUTH AFRICA: LEGAL PERSPECTIVES, CHALLENGES, AND CASE LAW ANALYSIS.

INTRODUCTION The escalating global issue of international child abduction has significant implications within the South African legal framework. This analysis delves into South Africa's approach to addressing and implementing key…

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Demystifying Contempt of Court in Family Law: Lessons from a Recent Case.

P L v R L (2022/016375) ZAGPJHC 1331 (10 November 2023) Introduction to the Case In a recent application, the court examined an opposed application divided into three parts, with…

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When Parental Rights Clashed with Court Orders: The Urgent Contempt of Court Case of Ruan.

P.J.B v E.B (5955/2023) ZALMPPHC 56 (24 July 2023) Introduction In a follow-up to a previous urgent court order concerning joint parental rights, the applicant, known as Ruan, had launched…

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Parental Alienation Syndrome and Its Impact on Children: Insights from a Recent South African Case

D, TE v G, B (015642/2022) ZAGPJHC --- (13 July 2023) SUMMARY This case pertains to family law and involves an urgent application. The child's best interests are the primary…

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