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Understanding the Suspension of Maintenance Orders: Insights from – R.A v F.A (14491/2020; 14490/2020; 19594/2021) [2024] ZAWCHC 35 (9 February 2024) – LEKHULENI J.

Maintenance Disputes: Navigating Rule 43(6) Orders In the significant legal decision of R.A v F.A, delivered on 9 February 2024 by Lekhuleni J in the Western Cape High Court, the…

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Unlocking Fairness in Divorce: The Critical Role of Full Disclosure in Rule 43 Applications. – C.A v H.A (5578/2022) [2024] ZAWCHC 25 (6 February 2024).

Introduction In the case of C.A vs. H.A, brought under Rule 43 of the Uniform Rules of Court, the applicant sought interim maintenance for herself while awaiting the finalisation of…

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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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Rule 43 in Action: Deciphering Court Orders on Contribution to Costs and Attorney-Client Scale Cost Orders in Divorce Cases.

L.S.P. v R.S.P (2014/2941) ZAGPJHC 1281 (9 November 2023) Summary of the Case Introduction and Background Rule 43 Application: The plaintiff (Applicant) had filed a Rule 43 application in an…

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