Category Archives: Maintenance

Practical guide if you have children, no maintenance, no job, and kids not in school

A comprehensive guide by Renee Jo-Anne Kruger. I will tell you EXACTLY how and what and where, as well as how to keep your kids, how to educate your kids, how to get and find food, all about grants and … Continue reading

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Do you still have to pay child maintenance when a child becomes 18?

In terms of the new Children’s Act, maintenance is payable until the age of 18 years. Before the new Children’s Act came into effect, maintenance was payable by the parent in respect of the minor child until the minor child … Continue reading

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How to rescind a maintenance emolument attachment order (garnishee order)

An emoluments attachment order is an order according to which maintenance can be deducted from somebody’s salary by the employer of that person. It is one of the best ways to ensure that maintenance is paid. Suspension of an order … Continue reading

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Who must pay school fees on divorce?

One of the issues raised frequently in Legal Talk by divorced parents at public schools is the issue of the effect of a divorce order, where there is a court order ordering the one parent to be responsible for school … Continue reading

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Child Maintenance – If the parent doesn’t pay

What if the parent doesn’t pay? Once a court order is in place, if the parent fails to pay in accordance with the order, he/she will be in contempt of the court order. There are several options that you have … Continue reading

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Maintenance of a spouse after divorce.

By Ryan Botha on Tuesday, January 14, 2014 at 2:21pm Section 7(2) of the Divorce Act empowers a court which orders a divorce to make an order which it finds just, of maintenance by one party to the other for … Continue reading

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