Fewer people getting married, increase in divorces — Stats SA

2016-02-10 09:45

Fewer people are getting married now than 10 years ago, female divorcées are getting older and men are more likely to remarry multiple times.

Divorced parents, divorced children

2016-01-27 12:09

We've all heard the frustrated, angry and disappointed voices of young children whose parents split up. But the same children eventually grow into adults - do they ever get over their parents' divorces? Three women tell their stories.

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.

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.

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.

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.


Do you understand your marriage contract?

2016-01-29 10:00

In episode 16 of the “Change in your pocket” series by BrightRock, financial journalist Maya Fisher-French shares why it's important to understand your marriage contract.

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'?

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.

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.

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.

Stay at home spouses, divorce and maintenance

2015-02-19 12:37

Are you a recently divorced stay at home spouse? This expert advice is for you.

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