Pretoria woman's heartache after being sued by her adult sons for maintenance

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Louwna Klintworth is heartbroken after two of her children dragged her to court to sue her for maintenance. (Photo: Lubabalo Lesolle)
Louwna Klintworth is heartbroken after two of her children dragged her to court to sue her for maintenance. (Photo: Lubabalo Lesolle)

She looks emotionally exhausted, utterly shattered, almost as if she’s mourning the loss of a loved one. Which to all intents and purposes, she is – although no one has actually died. 

Louwna Klintworth clutches a cup of coffee in her lawyer’s Pretoria office, her hands trembling as she brings the mug to her lips. 

The 57-year-old office manager has been through the ringer – and the pair behind the misery are two of the people she loves most in the world: her youngest sons. 

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