April 7, 2021

Who is responsible for a child’s wellbeing?

By operation of law, the liability to maintain someone is based on three factors: firstly, the claimant’s inability to support himself or herself; secondly, his or her relationship […]
February 9, 2021

The new changes proposed to the Children’s Act

When it comes to protecting the rights of children, South Africa is considered to be one of the forerunners in legal progress and development. At the […]
November 4, 2020

The difficulty of choosing a guardian

No parent wants to think about giving their child over to someone else. The idea itself is enough to send many into full Liam Neeson Taken mode, refusing […]
June 29, 2016

WHEN AN ABUSED CHILD NEEDS HELP

There are instances when a child may need help or protection. An abused or neglected child, for example, might need intervention with the state’s help. Fortunately, […]
March 29, 2016

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN PUBLIC AND PRIVATE SCHOOLS IN SOUTH AFRICA

In terms of Section 5 (3) (a) of the South African Schools Act No 84 of 1996 no learner may be refused admission to a public […]