24 01, 2019

Child Custody Outside Marriage

2019-01-24T11:51:52+00:00January 24th, 2019|Child Custody, Dispute Resolution, Family Law|0 Comments

Law firms that champion men’s rights — and particularly those of fathers and their child custody rights — are a growing breed across the U.S., marketing themselves to men who are increasingly empowered in their role as dads. More state legislatures are rethinking child custody laws amid the latest scientific research showing that fathers are [...]

24 01, 2019

Applying for Surrogacy – The Role of the High Court

2019-01-24T11:41:10+00:00January 24th, 2019|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

The contents of this article refer to the case Parte WH and Others (2011) (6) SA 514 (GNP) The agreement between a surrogate mother and the parents who are requesting this “service” (they are also called the “commissioning parents”) must be confirmed by the High Court, as it is a contract of a special kind, [...]

24 01, 2019

Hardship For Fathers

2019-01-24T11:38:17+00:00January 24th, 2019|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

DOES A FATHER HAVE TO PAY A THIRD PARTY TO SEE HIS CHILD? A recent case that I have been involved in demonstrates one of the sad realities of parental alienation. The biological father of a child of 9 who is now 14 years of age had been alienated from the child by the mother. [...]

24 01, 2019

Child Custody For Unmarried Couples

2019-01-24T11:36:32+00:00January 24th, 2019|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

Nothing much changes regarding the custody of children who were conceived by an unmarried couple. In present day situations there are many children whose parents were never married, or whose parents were never even in a committed relationship with each other. But, where children are concerned, unmarried couples have to work together to ensure that [...]

24 01, 2019

Can Affairs Decide Child Custody?

2019-01-24T11:25:55+00:00January 24th, 2019|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

The short answer: No. But there’s more to this question than can be summarized in a simple one-word answer. There are cases whereby a carers bedroom antics can influence one’s role as a caregiver, and may be the cause for the court’s decision to change custody of a child/children. The court attempts to give custody [...]

24 01, 2019

Advantages of Shared Custody

2019-01-24T11:22:34+00:00January 24th, 2019|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

Modern day child custody cases require both parents  to take part in their children’s lives. As both parents hold significant roles in their children’s lives, child custody cases are more likely to work, as both parents will be motivated to ensure that the best environment and opportunities are provided to the children. What was considered [...]

23 01, 2019

How To Win Child Custody For Fathers. Fathers Rights Explained.

2019-01-23T11:28:26+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

When parents are separated, child custody takes the centre seat and many fathers ask the important question of whether or not they will receive custody of their children. Does the father have a chance of having custody of his own children? How to win child custody for fathers? For fathers all over South Africa, the [...]

23 01, 2019

Custodianship and moving children to another country

2019-01-23T10:18:27+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

Custodian parents who wish to “pack and leave for Perth” with their children, but whose ex-husbands refuse to let them go – what does the Court say? The matter of Ford versus Ford raises difficult emotional issues for the parties and their young daughter, the subject of the dispute. The parties are both British citizens [...]

23 01, 2019

Can Child Custody Be Settled Out Of Court? Benefits Of Custody Agreements.

2019-01-23T12:02:23+00:00January 23rd, 2019|Child Custody, Family Law|0 Comments

Can child custody be settled out of court? Taking the matter of child custody to court can often be a lengthy and expensive experience. The court is often the scene of aggravated disputes between parents or carers of the child or children. There is, however, an alternative. Many parents and carers choose to settle their [...]

23 11, 2018

Can Child Custody Agreements Be Changed Without Going To Court?

2019-01-23T15:44:26+00:00November 23rd, 2018|Child Custody, Dispute Resolution, Family Law|0 Comments

Oftentimes circumstance requires us to change ongoing agreements. For circumstances either under or out of our control we are required to make adjustments to decisions, even if decisions involve more than just ourselves. Can child custody agreements be changed without going to court? Changes to lawfully imposed agreements are commonplace in South Africa, changes can [...]

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