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Constitutionality of Barring Appeals Against Rule 43 Orders: S v S and Another (Centre for Child Law as Amicus Curiae) 2019 (6) SA 1 (CC).

Introduction: The Facts and Procedural History of S v S and Another The Constitutional Court case of S v S and Another (Centre for Child Law as Amicus Curiae) 2019…

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Mashavha v Enaex Africa (Pty) Ltd (2022/18404) [2024] ZAGPJHC 387 (22 April 2024): Application of New Rule 67A on Party and Party Costs in the High Court.

Facts of the Case In the case of Mashavha v Enaex Africa (Pty) Ltd (2022/18404) ZAGPJHC 387 (22 April 2024), the applicant, Lucky Ephraim Mashavha, brought an application against several…

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Unraveling Legal Mysteries: The Rescission of Divorce Decrees in South African Law. – E S v J S (2011/19961) [2024] ZAGPJHC 164 (19 February 2024).

Introduction to the Case of E S v J S In the intriguing case of E S v J S (2011/19961) ZAGPJHC 164, adjudicated on 19 February 2024, the court…

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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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Setting Aside a Subpoena in Divorce Proceedings: A Legal Analysis.

In the realm of divorce litigation, the issuance and subsequent challenge to a subpoena duces tecum is a critical aspect that can significantly influence the course of proceedings. The purpose…

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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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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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Judge Thulare’s Insightful Ruling on a Separation Application and Fairness in M.V v E.V (nee VS) [2023] ZAWCHC 330 – Divorce Case. – (14 December 2023).

BACKGROUND Marriage and Family: The parties, M.V (applicant) and E.V (respondent), were married on 21 October 1995 under an antenuptial contract excluding the accrual system. They had two children, with…

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Understanding Separation Applications in Divorce Proceedings: Navigating Rule 33(4) of the Uniform Rules of Court – M.D.A.P.G.S v L.M.D.S (2021/47489) [2023] ZAGPJHC 1373 (24 November 2023).

In a recent judgment, the court addressed an interlocutory application concerning a divorce case in South Africa. The application, based on rule 33(4) of the Uniform Rules of Court, sought…

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