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Tech Report with SmileFM

Tech Report with SmileFM

The Fair Divorce Platform was featured in an interview with Bobby Brown on SmileFM Radio. Listen to the conversation as Sinta Ebersohn explains her vision for this initiative, in Bobby’s Tech Report: . Compliments and gratitude to Bobby & Lindy for creating such an interactive report! . Make Your Divorce Cordial and Fair Today . […]

29th March 2017 | By | Reply More
New Legislation Forces Attorneys to Advise Mediation

New Legislation Forces Attorneys to Advise Mediation

Countries all over the world are realising that mediation is a much better solution for divorce than litigation. Ireland is the latest to add their new legislation, obliging attorneys to suggest mediation to their clients before opting for litigation. . In order to cut legal costs and speed up the process of dispute resolution, the […]

27th March 2017 | By | Reply More
Angelina & Brad Disgrace Wedding Vows

Angelina & Brad Disgrace Wedding Vows

Why we have to keep our promises, especially when we get divorced. We don’t know exactly what Angie and Brad promised each other on their wedding day, but from the tabloids we do know that their children helped to write their vows and one of them was “to say sorry, whenever they had a fight”. […]

27th February 2017 | By | Reply More
Divorce: The War Stops Here

Divorce: The War Stops Here

. How can anyone with first-hand experience of this dreadful tragedy, advise others to engage in a legal war to divorce? . . In her blog about divorce, Morgan Deane advises the readers of her Greengirlsguide as follows: “Peace? Hah! Now the War begins for real, so you’d better equip yourself with some balls and […]

16th February 2017 | By | Reply More
A Fair Divorce is NOT a Legal Process

A Fair Divorce is NOT a Legal Process

. . Divorce should not be an unfair legal process. It ought to be a process of un-coupling and physical separation with among others, a legal component. . What happens to us when we get divorced? We feel sad, disappointed, disillusioned, angry and afraid of what lies ahead. Our biggest concerns are about being able to […]

24th August 2016 | By More
There is No Winner in Divorce Court

There is No Winner in Divorce Court

You’re angry as hell at the spouse you thought you knew. You want to hire the meanest, toughest SOB divorce lawyer you can find and exact the retribution you deserve by going to court. How could a judge not agree that your spouse is a complete (insert description here) and side with you on all […]

26th June 2016 | By More
Don’t Divorce on Social Media

Don’t Divorce on Social Media

Every morning, as I drink my morning cup of coffee, I scroll through my Facebook news feed, and it does not take me long before I come across a “friend’s” post that causes me to shake my head, and think “Why would they post that?” In today’s social media savvy world, people are often quick […]

8th December 2015 | By More
When Divorce Litigation is Inevitable

When Divorce Litigation is Inevitable

Although litigation is traditionally the most common option for divorce, around 90% of divorces are settled out of court worldwide. Good litigation ought to negotiate the best compromise that will keep your divorce case out of court. However, there are instances where going to court remains the most viable option. . Unwillingness to Divorce The […]

15th September 2015 | By More
Maintenance Defaulters Beware!

Maintenance Defaulters Beware!

President Jacob Zuma has signed the much-criticised Maintenance Amendment Act (Act No 9 of 2015) into law‚ a statement said today. “The aim of the Act is to amend the Maintenance Act‚ 1998 (Act No 99 of 1998)‚ in order to improve the maintenance system‚” the Presidency said. The Act‚ the statement said‚ seeks to […]

9th September 2015 | By More
The Four Divorce Alternatives

The Four Divorce Alternatives

No two marriages are the same, and so it only follows that no two divorces will be the same, either. In fact, if you are contemplating divorce, you have several options about how to proceed. In general terms, you need to consider four broad categories of divorce alternatives: Do-It-Yourself (DIY), Mediation, Collaborative and Litigation. Let’s take a […]

17th August 2015 | By More