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Navigating the Waters of International Child Relocation: A Legal Deep Dive into R.H v N.M (12871/2021) [2024] ZAWCHC 77 (11 March 2024).

Navigating International Custody Disputes: Insights from RH v NM In the matter of RH v NM, the Western Cape High Court delved into a complex international custody dispute, providing significant…

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Justice Prevails: Navigating International Child Abduction Law with Precision and Compassion. – MB v LC and Another (21586/2023) [2024] ZAWCHC 61 (29 February 2024).

Introduction and Background The case adjudicated by Justice J Cloete, delves into a dispute under the Hague Convention on the Civil Aspects of International Child Abduction. This matter revolves around…

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Deciphering the Legal Labyrinth: T.R v S.M (035901/2023) [2024] ZAGPJHC 1745 (21 February 2024) and the Intricacies of Family Law Appeals

Background In a recent judgment by the Gauteng Local Division of the High Court in Johannesburg, the case between T.R. (Applicant) and S.M. (Respondent) was deliberated. The Applicant sought leave…

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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 Family Dynamics: Granting Relocation Orders for Minor Children’s Best Interests. – H F v P F ; In Re: E F and Others (2022/028593) [2024] ZAGPJHC 88 (31 January 2024).

Introduction to the Interim Removal Application for Minor Children On 21 June 2023, NDLOKOVANE AJ delivered a pivotal order addressing the contested interim removal of three minor children, aged 14,…

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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 Tides of Change: The Intricacies of Child Relocation in D.J.H. v A.H (914/2023) [2023] ZAECMKHC 139, (12 December 2023). – Rugunanan J.

Overview of the D.J.H. v A.H Relocation Dispute In the case D.J.H. v A.H (914/2023) ZAECMKHC 139, the Eastern Cape Division of the High Court grappled with a contentious child…

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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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Navigating the Complexities of Child Relocation Cases in South African Family Law. – A.D.B v B.A.K (15944/22P) [2023] ZAKZPHC 1. – (9 January 2023).

The case of A.D.B v B.A.K, presided over by Judge Mossop J, involved intricate family law matters pertaining to the relocation of a minor child. The core issue was the…

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Shaping the Future of Family Law: A Pivotal South African Case on Child Relocation – T.R v S.M (035901/2023) [2024] ZAGPJHC 35 (17 January 2024).

Facts of the Case Background Parties and Relationship: From 2009 to 2012, T.R (the applicant) and S.M (the respondent) were in a relationship but never married. They had a daughter…

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