South African Family Law
South African Family Law provides law students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of the principles of family law. In a concise manner, the publication also includes discussion of the implications
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South African Family Law provides law students and practitioners with a thorough understanding of the principles of family law. In a concise manner, the publication also includes discussion of the implications of the Constitution for Family Law. This book reflects the law as at 1 August 2015. Decisions up to the July 2015 law reports were considered for inclusion.
Table of contents
PART 1: - Civil marriages
1 - Introduction
2 - The engagement
3 - The legal requirements for a civil marriage
4 - Void, voidable and putative civil marriages
5 - The invariable consequences of civil marriage
6 - The variable consequences of civil marriage
7 - The variable consequences of civil marriage
8 - Alteration of the matrimonial property system
9 - Dissolution of a civil marriage - General
10 - Dissolution of a civil marriage by death
11 - The grounds for divorce
12 - Patrimonial consequences of divorce
13 - Maintenance of a spouse after divorce
14 - The interests of the children of divorcing parents
15 - Miscellaneous matters regarding divorce
PART 2: - Civil unions
16 - Civil unions
PART 3: - Customary marriages
17 - Customary marriages
PART 4: - Muslim and Hindu marriages
18 - Muslim marriages
19 - Hindu marriages
PART 5: - Life partnerships
20 - Life partnerships
PART 6: - Domestic violence
21 - Domestic violence
PART 7: - The responsibilities and rights of parents and children
22 - Children's rights
23 - Parental responsibilities and rights
24 - The duty of support in respect of a child
PART 8: - Guardianship and curatorship
25 - Guardianship and curatorship