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Tips for drafting a Antenuptial Contract when you already have a business– RSG Rand en Sent – 27 March 2016

Nicolene Schoeman-Louw was again featured on RSG’s “Rand en Sent” on Sunday, 27 March 2016.  Following the discussion with an expert on how to save in today’s economy, she discusses important legal tips for correctly drafting your antenuptial contract for your complete legal protection when you already own a business. Listen to the podcast by […]

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Antenuptial agreement

THE IMPORTANCE OF AN ANTENUPTIAL AGREEMENT FOR FOREIGN SPOUSES TO AID IN LEGAL CERTAINTY IN CASE OF DIVORCE

Antenuptial contracts set what we believe to be the cornerstones of successful unions. This, although seeming fairly negative, includes easing the process of dissolving the marriage, in either death or divorce. The problem most globe trotters face these days – i.e. when one spouse is living overseas, is that it may become a tedious process […]

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The relationship between your will and antenuptial contract explained

What enjoys preference? Your antenuptial contract or will?   We have always maintained that an antenuptial contract is like the foundation to building a home. This is because, it dictates your financial future after marriage during your life, how you transact with third parties and further equally importantly directs how your assets will be distributed […]

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The consequences of not registering an Antenuptial Contract in the Deeds Office

In South African law for a couple to be married out of community of property (either with or without the application of the accrual system) in terms of section 2 of the Matrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984, they must enter into (and execute ie sign) an antenuptial contract. Importantly this must be done before […]

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Married and no Antenuptial contract, what now?

Parties often receive poor legal advice about South Africa’s matrimonial property system before entering into a marriage. Some parties are be under the misconception of what the law entails with regards to marriages. In other instances time just got the better of the parties and they forgot to seek the assistance of an attorney before […]

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