Divorce, parenting agreements, paternity rights, primary residence of children – Family Law is a complex and emotive mind-field, contested or not. Excellent legal advice is the cornerstone to achieving best outcomes. Our attorneys know this, but they go a step beyond – offering advice in an emotionally intelligent and supportive environment to enable clients to think clearly, de-escalate unnecessary conflict, and focus on the bigger picture which means best positive solutions for the long terms. This department has vast professional and practical experience in dealing with the full spectrum of child and matrimonial law. We know our law and prepare meticulously.

A spirit of mediation and collaboration is usually first choice to solve parenting and divorce conflicts, facilitating a cost-effective and amicable result. We consider what is in the best interest of the child in primary residence and maintenance disputes to be paramount.

Services Include:

  • Divorce (opposed and unopposed)
  • Rule 43 applications
  • Annulments
  • Maintenance (child and spousal)
  • Advice on parenting rights and responsibilities
  • Parenting plan agreements and settlement agreements
  • Access and primary residence / care and contact disputes
  • Mediation and collaborative divorce
  • Unlawful removal of minors
  • Consent to travel (minors) and sole guardianship
  • Cohabitation agreements
  • Antenuptial contracts
  • Universal partnerships
  • Paternity disputes
For enquiries contact
Shadè Burger
Mornè Gay
T 032 123 4567 | E info@dlh.co.za