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Dysfunction in South Africa’s Family Law System: Insights from a Groundbreaking Report. – March 2024.

Introduction South Africa is renowned for having some of the most progressive family law legislation in the world, including the Children's Act 38 of 2005, the Domestic Violence Act 116…

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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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Avoiding Common Pitfalls in Rule 43 Applications: Insights from a Divorce Case Deep Dive for Legal Practitioners

K.F v M.F (10237/2037; 4001/2023) ZAWCHC 253 (13 October 2023) The Facts The was an application in terms of Rule 43 of the Uniform Rules of Court, focusing on interim…

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The Need for a Paradigm Shift in Family Law Practice. Redefining the Role of Lawyers: The Untapped Potential of Mediation in Family Law.

The acronym 'ADR' often evokes a sense of dread among lawyers, interpreted not as 'Alternative Dispute Resolution' but as an "Alarming Drop in Revenue." However, this need not be the…

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