The Ante Nuptial Contract

The Ante Nuptial Contract

The Ante Nuptial Contract For 6 years we have worked with MBI Attorneys in Randburg to refer anyone needing advice and help with the Ante Nuptial Contract (ANC). They are a small firm of two attorneys who deliver excellent service and they are well worth contacting if...
Trivia: Who cannot legally be married?

Trivia: Who cannot legally be married?

Trivia: Who cannot legally be married? Just about all barriers to being married have been removed. In South Africa mixed race marriages were prohibited until the 1990s, same-sex marriages were prohibited until 2006. Today almost any 2 adults may get married. There...
The Professional Marriage Officer

The Professional Marriage Officer

The Professional Marriage Officer Until very recently the role of the Marriage Officer has been filled by Ministers & Rabbi’s and the vast majority still are. There is still a strong perception that Marriage Officer is the authority on a wedding ceremony and...
Home Affairs interview process for foreign nationals

Home Affairs interview process for foreign nationals

Home Affairs interview process for foreign nationals When a South African marries are foreign national an interview with Immigration at Home Affairs is required.  This regulation was introduced about 3 years ago. The reason this was introduced was to prevent...
Can you get married without a Marriage Officer?

Can you get married without a Marriage Officer?

Can you get married without a Marriage Officer? Like all good answers, yes and no.  In order to be legally married and registered as such with Home Affairs you need to have a Marriage Officer involved.  However, when it comes to your wedding ceremony you do not...
What about the rehearsal? Yes or no?

What about the rehearsal? Yes or no?

What about the rehearsal? Yes or no? I should say at the outset that this is my opinion. Should you have a rehearsal? My answer is no, with a proviso. It is my long experience that that a wedding ceremony goes best when it happens naturally and to some extent...