Children

Responsibilities of a parent

The rights and responsibilities of a parent is set out in the Children’s Act 38 of 2008 (the “Children’s Act”) and can be defined as a....

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Children’s Rights During Divorce

Divorce and the resulting challenges regarding child custody and the responsibilities of parents can be an ugly and difficult process.

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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...

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Public And Private Schools

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 school..

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The ABC of Adoption

Section 229 of the Children’s Act states that the purpose of the adoption procedure is to protect and nurture children in a safe...

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Minors In A Digital Context

In this article, we examine whether contracts entered online by minors, using their parents’ credit cards, are legally binding in the...

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Rights of unmarried fathers

The rights and responsibilities of biological fathers who were not married to the child’s mother at the time of conception or birth can...

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