Our common law provides that spouses have a reciprocal duty to support each other during their marriage, which includes financial support. This reciprocal duty ends when the marriage is terminated either by death or divorce. In the event of death, the Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act allows the surviving spouse to claim reasonable maintenance from […]
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Location: Cape Town
Expertise: Family And Divorce Law
Shirné Grobler obtained her BComm (LLB) degree from the University of Stellenbosch and completed her articles at STBB. Following her admission to the High Court of South Africa as an Attorney and Notary Public, she joined STBB’s Family Law department in Cape Town as an Associate.
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When two spouses agree to terminate their marriage by way of divorce, the process does not have to be as daunting as it appears. As Family Law experts, we assist clients to concur on the way forward, and then draft a Consent Paper to clearly record the terms of the agreement reached. Once the Consent […]
In terms of our common law spouses have a reciprocal duty to support each other during their marriage, which includes financial support. This duty ends when the marriage is terminated either by death or divorce. In terms of the Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act, a surviving spouse may claim reasonable maintenance from the deceased spouse’s […]