New divorce ruling could affect prenups in South Africa

  The Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) says separate agreements from an antenuptial contract – or prenup – are valid and enforceable. A prenup governs the matrimonial property system between two spouses and is entered into before a marriage concludes. However, there was recent confusion regarding the validity of separate …

Social networking tools such as Facebook, Twitter and MXit are becoming the easiest way to prove marriages have irretrievably broken down in contested divorces.

NIVASHNI NAIR | 10 October, 2011 00:44 – Times Live A wealthy Durban doctor created a fake Facebook profile as a “hot young thing” to gather evidence against her husband in their divorce battle. A Johannesburg businessman installed cameras in the study where his wife logged on to social networking …