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Can you claim maintenance for your adult children?

15 September 2022

It has been a well held view in our law that a parent cannot claim maintenance for an adult dependent... child from their divorced spouse. But is this still the case or has a recent Supreme Court of Appeal finding changed the position?

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Can the proceeds of a sale of property be used to settle arrear maintenance?

19 May 2022

Maintenance is an emotive issue for many South Africans. On the one hand there is the need of the primary... caregiver for the financial assistance maintenance provides, and on the other the financial issues of the spouse required to pay maintenance. So how far does the obligation to pay maintenance stretch and can a spouse even lay claim to the proceeds of a sale of property to settle arrear maintenance?

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