My fiance and I want to get married soon...

Asked by AnuskaV on 27-02-2020 20:36:36
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Mpumalanga
Question value: R 150.00

My fiance and I want to get married soon, but he does have a child with his previous wife, and he did contribute a while back towards child support, I want to know what will happen if we are married and he passes away, will I be liable to pay child support, what will happen to our joint estate? 

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Posted by Att. Patrick on 28-02-2020 12:18:58

Hi there,

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If you get married in community of property, and he dies, then your joint estate will be divided in 2.

Your fiance's child will be able to make a claim against his piece of the joint estate. 

So, if he leaves his half of the joint estate to you, you might not be able to actually receive it because of the claim against it!

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