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Can an unmarried father register a child under his surname?

15 November 2021

I’m the father of a newborn daughter. The mother, to whom I’m not married, disappeared immediately after birth leaving me... as sole parent of my daughter. Because I don’t know where the mother is I cannot get the mother’s consent. Without this consent Home Affairs does not want to register my daughter under my surname. I have no idea what to do now. Can you help?

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Chris-Meri Lillie on MedFM: interim maintenance orders

22 February 2019

On MedFm 104.1 Chris-Meri Lillie, your personal family law advisor, recently discussed interim maintenance orders and other legal steps that... can be taken while divorce proceedings have not yet been finalised. 

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Chris-Meri Lillie on MedFM: contact arrangements

10 December 2018

On MedFm 104.1 Chris-Meri Lillie, your personal family law advisor, recently discussed contact arrangements over the December holidays between parents... who share rights and responsibilities in respect of their children – and what to do if these arrangements go south.

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Ilze Strydom on MedFM: maintenance

05 December 2018,  Ilze Strydom

On MedFM 104.1, Ilze Strydom, your personal family law advisor, recently discussed the tricky issue of maintenance - and what... can be done if this duty is not fulfilled.

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Family Law specialist Ilze Strydom featured in Get It magazine

31 July 2018

In honour of Women's Month, director Ilze Strydom, the woman heading up our specialist Family Law department, is featured in... the August issue of Get It Bloemfontein magazine.

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