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Divorce Marriage

Why is the choice between ego and soul important on the journey of divorce?

When you go through divorce you will experience a dark night of the soul. Intense emotions such as grief, anger, doubt and guilt may overwhelm you. You have a choice to make: whether to respond to all that is happening from a place of ego, or whether to find a way to navigate the process…

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Divorce Podcast

What to do when you receive a divorce notice

Manndi discusses what to do when you receive a divorce notice

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Abuse Children

What to do if you suspect sexual abuse of your child

I want to state upfront that we, as a society, need to remember that it is not just girls who are victims of sexual abuse; boys are, too. Boys have just not opened up before, but increasingly, they are coming forward with their stories. The initial steps that you, the parent, take when you suspect…

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Children Custody Divorce

COVID-19 Lockdown prevented children from seeing the other parent

During the first 14 days of lockdown many children were prevented from seeing the other parent. Many parents saw the interest of the children as more important than the danger of being caught by the police. They made a plan to still shift the children from the one parent to the other.  In some cases…

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Children

Relocation of Vacationing with your Minor Child Outside South Africa

Travelling overseas with a minor child for the purpose of a vacation is not as easy as boarding a plane. The legal requirements to travel with a minor child outside of South Africa greatly curtail your freedom and ability to do so. Section 18 of the Children’s Act, 38 of 2005, clearly stipulates that the…

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Children Custody Divorce

Enforcing Care and Contact Agreement

There is an old Swahili proverb that says: “When elephants fight, the grass gets hurt”. So similarly, when parents fight the children suffer. This is especially true in instance where one parent uses a child as a tool to inflict hurt on the other parent. In circumstances such as these, we have successfully brought applications…

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Adoption Children Interview Podcast

Manndi Schuld’s interview with Pippa Hudson Cape Talk discussing adoption in South Africa

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Adoption Children Custody

More news on Dept of Home Affairs and children born in South Africa to foreign parents

Cape Argus – 20 Apr 2017 Written by : Mthokozisi Alex Sibanda No joy for my baby with no SA birth certificate Home Affairs’ response is cold comfort for parents who seek papers MY WIFE and I have been following with interest, the article in your paper written by Bronwyn Davids (“SAHRC to review birth…

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Divorce Marriage

To Stay Married, Embrace Change

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UN and Human Rights Commission to investigate Dept of Home Affairs

We welcome the United Nations Human Rights Commission investigation into the violations of human rights by the Dept of Home Affairs.