oa De Rebus - A grandparent's duty to support : feature - persons and family law

Volume 2016, Issue 562
  • ISSN : 0250-0329



The grandparents' duty of support was recently considered by the Western Cape Division of the High Court in (WCC) (unreported case no 6573/14, 19-6-2014) (Butler AJ). The case concerned a maintenance officer's directive that sought to hold a grandparent liable for maintenance in the absence of a prior maintenance order against the minor child's parent.

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