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Family Law

Family law is a critical segment of the legal system in South Africa, encompassing the intricate dynamics of familial relationships which include divorce, maintenance, and domestic violence cases. Our firm is committed to offering advice and representation in all dimensions of family law. With an extensive understanding of South Africa's family law landscape, such as the Divorce Act, Maintenance Act, Domestic Violence Act, and other relevant legislation, we steer our clients through the complexities of the family law environment with precision and compassion.


Services Offered:


  • Divorce Proceedings: Assisting in the filing, negotiating, and finalising of divorce proceedings and ensuring that all aspects, from child custody to property division, are finalised.


  • Maintenance: Advising and representing clients in maintenance matters, including child and spousal support.


  • Domestic Violence: Providing legal support and representation to victims of domestic violence, assisting with the filing of protection orders, and ensuring their safety and rights are upheld.​

  • Custody and Visitation Rights: Advocating for the best interests of children in custody and visitation rights disputes.


  • Prenuptial and Postnuptial Agreements: Drafting, reviewing, and advising on prenuptial and postnuptial agreements to protect individual assets and rights.


  • Property Division: Guiding clients through the legalities of property division during a divorce and ensuring a fair and equitable distribution in line with South African law.​

Our People

Desiré-Lee Ernst


Johan Jacobsz


Louwrita Burger


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