n Tydskrif vir die Suid-Afrikaanse Reg - The Law of Divorce and Dissolution of Life Partnerships in South Africa, Jacqueline Heaton (Ed.) : boekbespreking

Volume 2015, Issue 3
  • ISSN : 0257-7747
  • E-ISSN: 1996-2207



This eight-hundred-page first edition of is a welcome addition to the field of family law in South Africa. The book contains a discussion of the dissolution of civil marriages; customary marriages; Muslim marriages; Hindu marriages and life or domestic partnerships. The book addresses issues related not only to divorce but also to the dissolution of a life partnership, such as domestic violence; procedural and jurisdictional matters and conflict of laws and alternative dispute resolution. All of these aspects are of vital importance for practitioners dealing with divorce or the dissolution of life partnerships, and their inclusion in the book means that this book is a source of reference that is particularly suited to legal practitioners practising family law.

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