Marriage: For love or money?

2015-10-29 16:15

Divorce globally has skyrocketed, with an average of 55% to 60% of marriages ending in divorce, says the United Nations’ Statistics Division, making it increasingly important to protect your finances.

What is a forensic accountant and why do you need it for your divorce?

2015-10-12 13:31

Divorce can become an ugly process, especially when there is money involved. Family law specialist, Gillian Lowndes tells us why you need a forensic accountant.

An open letter to all parents (from a non-parent)

2015-08-17 12:06

Is having kids the only way to 'live'?

Parenting without regrets

2015-07-20 10:54

Unlike Frank Sinatra, sometimes our regrets are too many to mention.

Saving for illness

2015-05-31 18:15

We have received many queries from readers who are drowning in debt and encourage people to take action rather than wait for the law to take its course

Buying a home after a divorce

2015-05-26 12:48

Buying a new home after a divorce may be hard, especially if you are still the co-owner of a property with your former spouse, says an expert.

Divorce, maintenance, parental rights and kids

2015-05-12 08:41

What every parent should know about divorce, paying child maintenance and caring for children.

Divorce can increase psychosomatic symptoms in teens

2015-04-28 08:37

Teens whose parents are separated or divorced are at an increased risk of experiencing stomach pain, sleep problems and other physical symptoms caused by psychological distress.

Mom’s jail sentence for refusing access to child

2015-03-27 12:00

Parents will not be allowed to use children as pawns in divorce cases, judge insists.

Divorce more likely when wives get sick

2015-03-06 16:27

In a study, divorce rates did not increase when husbands were in poor health, but the divorce rate was 6 percent higher in marriages where wives were sick.


You can no longer sue your spouse's lover for monetary damages

2015-10-14 09:35

Why ‘actions for adultery’ have been scrapped in South Africa.

Ensure you know impact of trust and divorce

2015-09-02 18:06

Aside from being one of the most emotionally devastating life events, divorce can have a severe impact on a woman’s quality of life.

The end of shotgun parenting

2015-08-11 15:19

If you need to threaten your child’s love interest, you’re doing it wrong.

Don't let divorce stop you from being a dad

2015-07-02 11:40

There are many factors that likely distance fathers from their children. Jennifer Thorpe shares why divorce doesn't have to be one of them.

Cheating online: what SA's up to!

2015-05-29 09:03

Would you consider it cheating if your partner sent flirtatious texts to someone else? Find out what South Africans think of online infidelity.

Wanting a divorce after 7 months

2015-05-25 15:47

A Fin24 user is desperate to get a divorce after having been married for less than a year.

US oilman's ex-wife loses appeal over $1bn divorce

2015-04-29 15:49

The former wife of a multibillionaire US oilman has lost an appeal over a nearly $1bn divorce settlement - because she has already cashed the check.

I'm finally free from the stigma of divorce

2015-04-13 13:03

Years after her leaving her husband, Violet Online has finally freed herself from the guilt, pity and stigma associated with divorce.

China remarriages surge in divorce tax loophole

2015-03-20 09:00

Twice as many divorced couples are remarrying in China's financial capital as did so before fiscal changes made splitting up a way to avoid property taxes.

Safeguarding children through divorce

2015-03-04 13:08

A family law specialist advises couples on how to have their children's best interests during the trying time called divorce.

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