Divorce proceedings & Maintenance

Making the decision to divorce is a tough one, and the chances are it’s followed by an even more traumatic lead-up to the divorce, it is like a roller-coaster on an emotional track. Contact us for legal assistance.

We will assist you to make it as painless as possible. If you file for divorce we will need the following information from you to draft the summons. If you want to oppose a divorce then you must provide us with a copy of the summons and any of the under mentioned information that does not reflect in the summons in order to provide you with legal advice:


Information required for divorce proceedings:
  • Date of marriage & original marriage certificate
  • Married in/ out of community? Need ante nuptial contract if married out of community
  • Name, surname and ID number of spouse
  • Residential address, employment address & position of spouse
  • Contact details of spouse
  • Names & ID numbers/date of birth & gender of each child born from the marriage
  • Principal place of residence of children
  • Income & expenditure of each spouse (you can use maintenance form to ensure that you do not forget about ad hoc expenditure
  • List of assets & liabilities of each spouse

Maintenance

We can assist you with a maintenance application or we can merely provide you with legal advice and assist in completing the form in order to keep the costs as low as possible.
The information we require is all set out in the form you must complete for court, please peruse it and complete it.


Then also provide us with:
  • Date of marriage & original marriage certificate (if applicable)
  • Name, surname and ID number of person
  • Residential address, business address, position and contact details of person
  • Names & ID numbers/date of birth & gender of each child born from the marriage / adopted
  • Principal place of residence of children
  • Income & expenditure of each person (you can use maintenance form to ensure that you do not forget about ad hoc expenditure)
  • List of assets & liabilities of each adult