The welfare of the child is the paramount (i.e. most important) consideration The child’s wishes and preferences may also be taken into consideration by the Court Joint custody (i.e. custody […]
Custody refers to a parent’s right to make important / key decisions over major aspects of the child’s upbringing and welfare, such as those affecting the following: Religion e.g. whether […]
A “child” is defined by the Women’s Charter as a child of the marriage whom is below 21 years of age.
The Court will decide on how to divide / apportion the matrimonial assets after considering the following factors: Contributions made by each party towards acquiring, improving or maintaining the matrimonial […]
The Court is empowered to order the division of any matrimonial asset according to an apportionment that is just and fair by giving adequate and appropriate weight to each party’s […]
The following types of property are considered matrimonial assets: The matrimonial home Property that was acquired during the marriage Property that was acquired before marriage which was: Ordinarily used by […]