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Maintenance Claims Against Deceased Estates: Analysis of L.L v A.J.M and Others (014357/2022) [2024] ZAGPPHC 523 (7 June 2024).

Background and Context of the Case The case L.L v A.J.M and Others (014357/2022) ZAGPPHC 523 (7 June 2024) involves a dispute over the maintenance claims made by L L,…

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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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Failure to Pay Maintenance Leads to Retirement Annuity Attachment: A South African High Court Ruling. MO v RO AND ANOTHER – Case Number: 15617/2022 – 5 January 2024.

Case Overview In a recently concluded application in the High Court of South Africa (Western Cape Division, Cape Town), with case number 15617/2022, MO (the applicant) brought an urgent application…

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Legal Drama Meets Rock ‘n’ Roll: PILLAY AJ’s Ruling against Attorney/Respondent in a Rule 43 application with an Ozzy Osbourne Twist – J K v E K (15912/2023) [2023] ZAWCHC 182 (29 November 2023)

Background of the Case Marriage and Separation Details: The parties were married on 1 December 2012, with their marriage being out of community of property and incorporating the accrual system.…

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Navigating Financial Disclosure: The Turning Tide in Maintenance Variation Cases – Rule 43(6) – B.W.H v S.A.H (22802/2021) [2023] ZAGPJHC 1348 (21 November 2023).

Facts of the Case In this intricate legal matter, a husband (the applicant) sought a retrospective variation of a maintenance order previously issued by Adams J under Rule 43 of…

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Man ordered to pay R3 million in maintenance 29 years after divorce

In the case of Simon Roy Arcus v Jill Henree Arcus (4/2021)  ZASCA 9 the Supreme Court of Appeal dealt with the interpretation of s 11(a)(ii) of the Prescription Act 68…

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