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M.N v A.L.N (094387/23) [2024] ZAGPPHC 402 (22 April 2024): High Court Dismisses Lengthy Rule 43 Application as an Abuse of Process.

Background of the Rule 43 Application In the case of M.N v A.L.N (094387/23) ZAGPPHC 402 (22 April 2024), the applicant launched a Rule 43 application on 27 November 2023,…

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Deciphering Divorce: A Rule 43 Ruling on Maintenance and a Contribution to Legal Costs – M Q v V S (0221062023) 2024 ZAGPJHC 188 (23 February 2024).

Introduction to the Application for Maintenance and Legal Contributions In this Rule 43 application the court was presented with an intricate application concerning the financial sustenance and legal cost contributions…

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Contempt and Conduct in Divorce Disputes: Navigating the Thin Line Between Legal Obligations and Personal Responsibility. – J.S.H v M.S.H and Others (1308/2024) [2024] ZAWCHC 42 (16 February 2024).

Background and Proceedings Initiated The case of J.S.H v M.S.H and Others, heard in the Western Cape High Court on 26 January 2024, under the judgment of Adhikari AJ, arose…

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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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Safeguarding Marital Assets: The Crucial Role of Anti-Dissipation Interdicts in Divorce Proceedings.

Understanding Anti-Dissipation Interdicts An anti-dissipation interdict is an order that prevents a person from disposing of or concealing assets during divorce proceedings. Unlike Mareva injunctions, which prevent a defendant from…

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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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