While the option to represent oneself may seem cost-effective, it comes with significant risks, potentially leading to misunderstandings of the law and serious consequences.
Mandament van spolie (spoliation) is an old common law remedy commonly used by a person who had been in peaceful and undisrupted possession of an item (or goods), and was unlawfully deprived of that possession, in other words, someone else took possession of that item without following a due legal procedure.
The question that arises regularly in family law matters, and particularly divorce matters, is when can a party approach the High Court to vary a maintenance contribution order.
How do our Courts deal with claims for a minor child’s brain injury and functional impairment as a result of an accident?
When parties are going through a divorce where children are involved, it can be difficult for the parent who does not have primary care of their minor children to exercise their parental rights and responsibilities, especially if the circumstances are acrimonious.