Asked by Sharon on 12-01-2021 07:46:20
Question posted in the Divorce Law category relating to Western Cape
Good morning my daughter is separated from her husband and they have a daughter of 8 Yrs they are staying in a flat she earns R10.000 she has to pay school fees R 2500 and rent is R4000 and car R2500 he has both of them on medical aid now he wants to remove them from his medical.He is not paying a cent while separated my daughter is so depressed she don't know what her rights are
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Posted by Att. Patrick on 13-01-2021 11:09:05
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Your daughter has a claim against the husband (once they are divorced) for personal maintenance and also maintenance for their child. e.g. schooling, portion of rent, food, clothing, etc.
Your daughter should go to the Maintenance Court and ask the clerk to assist her with a divorce.
If she can agree on the terms of the divorce with the husband, so they can get a "quick divorce", that is the best!
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