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Forfeiture of Benefits in Divorce: Analysis of V G v T M [2024] ZAECMHC 37.

Introduction and Background of the Case The case of V G v T M ZAECMHC 37 revolves around an appeal by the appellant, V G, against the judgment rendered by…

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Prenuptial Agreements and Public Policy: The Constitutional Court’s Ruling in D H B v C S B (CCT 293/22) [2024] ZACC 9 (22 May 2024).

Background of the Case D H B and C S B concluded an antenuptial contract before their marriage in 2015, declaring their marriage to be out of community of property…

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Balancing the Scales of Interim Maintenance: A South African Case Study on Inheritance and Rule 43 Orders.

L.M v R.D.M (EL789/2022) ZAECELLC 32 (31 October 2023) Case Summary: The applicant, an ophthalmologist, instituted an application seeking, amongst others, variation of an Order granted by Stretch J on…

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Redefining Fairness: How the Constitutional Court’s Landmark Ruling Changes the Financial Landscape of Marriages Out of Community of Property in South Africa.

EB (born S) v ER (born B) and Others; KG v Minister of Home Affairs and Others ZACC 32 Introduction On 10 October 2023, South Africa's Constitutional Court delivered groundbreaking…

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Rule 43 Unveiled: How One Muslim Marriage Case Redefines Interim Spousal Support and Shakes Constitutional Ground.

R.B v S.A.E.R (2023/014603) ZAGPJHC 1041 (18 September 2023) Introduction In a Rule 43 of the Uniform Rules for interim maintenance, the High Court in Johannesburg delved into the complexities…

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