Is traditional still relevant?

Is traditional still relevant?

Traditional marriage is slowly declining in South Africa, but they are still protected by law. In 2000 a law, the Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, were passed which gave a traditional marriage the exact same rights as any other conventional marriage. This law...
How do I get a marriage license?

How do I get a marriage license?

South Africa is the only country in the world where you must have a license when getting married. But many couples don’t know where to get one or what to do to get one. You do not pay for a marriage license. Home Affairs will give you one free of charge. If you would...
When living together ends up with living apart

When living together ends up with living apart

A break-up is hard enough without any technical legal ruptions. Unfortunately, in the case of living together you might be faced with even more legalities than a marriage. This is made especially tricky if you have assets in both your names. So, what happens to the...
The “perfect” investment

The “perfect” investment

When something sounds too good to be true, it probably is. There’s no such thing as a quick buck. Someone shows up on the horizon, promising you the world – if you only pay a hefty lump sum. Many see right through these conmen, but unfortunately a lot of people fall...