What is the best interest of the child standard?

2020-07-17T10:07:20+02:00Sep 21st, 2018|

What is the best interest of the child standard? In the courts of law, private welfare and social welfare of a child, the best interests of the child are the primary considerations regarding all actions concerning children.  All countries that are associated with international law and the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the [...]

Who Has Responsibility Of Supporting a Child When Parents Cannot?

2020-07-17T11:16:06+02:00Jun 26th, 2018|

Who Has Responsibility Of Supporting a Child When Parents Cannot? Sometimes both the custodial parent of the child as well as the parent responsible for the payment of maintenance do not have the means to support a child. There can be financial reasons for the limitations, as well as numerous other reasons. If the child’s [...]

Can A Child’s Tertiary Education Be Included In Your Maintenance Agreement?

2020-07-17T11:24:32+02:00Jan 10th, 2018|

Can A Child’s Tertiary Education Be Included In Your Maintenance Agreement? Education is considered a human right, just like food, shelter and social involvement. But what are the considerations regarding tertiary education and a child maintenance agreement? Is a parent whose duty it is to pay regular maintenance also expected to pay for tertiary education? [...]

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