Does Inhlamulo Damages still apply in So...

Asked by Neo Machaba on 27-05-2021 13:39:49
Question posted in the Family Law category relating to Gauteng

Does Inhlamulo (Damages) still apply in South Africa? Can the father of my child take my child to stay with him and his family permanently even if he did not pay damages and does not support the child anymore. Does the fact that he was physically abusive to me in front of the child count?

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