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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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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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Balancing Privacy and Children’s Best Interests: Insights from W.B v R.B and Another (D8141/2022) [2023] ZAKZDHC 96 (18 December 2023).

Introduction In the case of W.B v R.B and Another, presided over by Henriques J, the court faced a complex interlocutory application. This case, filed under case number D8141/2022 and…

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Navigating the Shift: How South African Immigration Law is Evolving to Protect Family Rights – Rayment and Others v Minister of Home Affairs and Others; Anderson and Others v Minister of Home Affairs and Others (CCT 176/22) [2023] ZACC 40 (4 December 2023)

Introduction and Factual Background Chief Justice Zondo, along with Justices Kollapen, Madlanga, Majiedt, Makgoka, Mathopo, Potterill, Rogers, and Theron, presided over two applications seeking confirmation of an order of constitutional…

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Navigating International Waters: A South African Family Law Case on Child Relocation to Dubai. – TS v S D D – Case Number: 7389/2023 – 20 November 2023.

Holderness AJ INTRODUCTION Application by the Mother: The applicant, the mother of two children, S (15 years old) and K (11 years old), sought several legal reliefs. These included: Permission…

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