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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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Deciphering L.E v L.A (1884/2018) [2024] ZAGPJHC 104 (9 February 2024): A Landmark Case on Foreign Marriages and South African Property Law. – 9 February 2024.

Introduction to the Case In a landmark decision that navigates the intersection of matrimonial law and international private law, the High Court of South Africa, Gauteng Division, Johannesburg, was presented…

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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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Unravelling the Tangles of Divorce: A South African Rule 43 – Case Study on Interim Maintenance and Legal Costs – T.C v B.C (21300/2022) [2024] ZAGPJHC 48 (25 January 2024).

Background In this case, presided over by Mahomed AJ, an application was made for interim maintenance and a contribution toward legal costs, in line with Rule 43 of the Uniform…

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Rule 43(6), Cost Contribution, and the Perils of Financial Non-Disclosure in South African Matrimonial Litigation. – G, Z v G, J.G.C (77979/2018) [2024] ZAGPPHC 7 (12 January 2024).

Introduction In this intricate and legally significant judgment Marumoagae AJ presided over a Rule 43(6) application that illuminated key aspects of South African family law, particularly in the context of…

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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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Unmasking Financial Realities in P.P v V.P: A Ruling on Interim Maintenance and Rule 43 (027686/2022) [2023] ZAGPJHC 1345 (21 November 2023).

Mia J Rule 43 Application Background of the Case In July 1985, the applicant and respondent were married in community of property. The applicant, who intermittently worked as a school…

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Navigating the Complex Waters of Financial Disclosure in Rule 43 Applications and Legal Ethics: A Closer Look at a Landmark Ruling and the Conduct of the Respondent’s Attorney.

I P v N P ; In re: N P v I P (16768/2023) ZAWCHC 170 (20 November 2023) Analysis of Rule 30 and Rule 43 Applications Overview of the…

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Avoiding Pitfalls: Key Lessons from a Rule 43 Divorce Showdown. SN v SR (2023/036122) [2023] ZAGPJHC 1335 (14 November 2023) 

Introduction and Background Marriage and Separation: The applicant and the respondent had been married since 25 August 2007, out of community of property with accrual. They had two minor children.…

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Rule 43: Navigating Maintenance and Financial Fairness in South African Divorce Proceedings and Adult Dependent Children.

Y.V.D.M v W.P.V.D.M (2021/43213) ZAGPJHC 1280 (9 November 2023) Introduction Case Background: This case involved an application under Rule 43 of the Uniform Rule of Court, related to a pending…

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