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Encouraging Decorum: The Importance of Non-Hostile Conduct Among Family Law Attorneys in D v D (2021/23816) [2024] ZAGPJHC 1688 (26 April 2024).

Introduction In the case of D v D (2021/23816) ZAGPJHC 1688 (26 April 2024), the crux of the matter stemmed from the respondent's decision to issue a writ of execution…

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Adversarial Litigation in Divorce and Family Law Practitioners’ Conduct: Unpacking – D.N.Q v P.Q (49090/2021) [2024] ZAGPPHC 12 (12 January 2024).

Background of the Dispute The case of D.N.Q v P.Q (49090/2021) ZAGPPHC 12, presided over by Marumoagae AJ, emerged from a dispute within the context of a protracted divorce process.…

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A Crucial Judgement for Family Law Practitioners: Insights from a Non-Family Law Case: A Critical Analysis of Recent South African Case Law on Legal Practitioner Conduct and Cost Orders. – Strydom and Another v Coomans and Others (M533/2021) [2024] ZANWHC 6 (8 January 2024)

In November 2023, the court was presented with a request for reasons pertaining to a judgement made on the 16th of November 2023. This judgement had dismissed an application for…

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The Unexpected Counsellor – A Divorce Lawyer’s Strategies to Navigate Love and Avoid Heartbreak.

About the Book In the intricate dance of relationships, where every step counts and every misstep matters, Bertus Preller's latest book, "The Unexpected Counsellor," emerges as a beacon of wisdom…

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The Detrimental Ripple: Unveiling the Impact of Aggressive, Subjective, and Misguiding Legal Practices on Divorce Proceedings and Co-Parenting.

Case Study: Manamela v Maite (2023/055949) ZAGPJHC 1011 (6 September 2023) Introduction In the realm of legal practice, the case of Manamela v Maite in the High Court Johannesbutg presents…

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