Dissolution of marriage

Financial Considerations As You Get Divorced

Divorce is difficult as it is, but it is more important than ever before to look ahead to protect your own financial well-being. You did not plan to get divorced, but it is happening, and you should prepare for a new life. Hard as it may appear, we get thrust into situations that we would …

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Marriage Vows: What Do They Mean To You?

Do you remember when you made your marriage vows? The day you vowed to love your spouse till death do you part. You would have been so much in love and have plans for a life of happy moments surrounded by family looking forward to reaching old age together. Many times it doesn’t happen. It …

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An omelette is only as good as the eggs

Watch the expiry date on your eggs cause they are for real. That presupposes you aren’t to buy from the corner shop down your road; the Mallam who ekes a living from the necessaries you run out of, or indeed the woman who apes Mallam’s business to enable her to ensure her kids remain in …

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When he says ‘I am outta here’

Amanda couldn’t believe what she was hearing. How could Greg be asking her for a divorce when all these years she had tolerated his bad behaviour? He was leaving her for the mother of his child, the one whose adultery Amanda had tolerated for the last 5 years. Unbeknownst to her he had continued seeing …

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Marriage Counsellor or Divorce Court; which comes first?

Many people remain in an unhappy marriage for reasons ranging from the children, to the fact that God hates divorce. Others say they do not mind being separated, presumably because God didn’t talk about being separated!!!! Usually living together or apart he truth is that both are not happy at the state of the marriage …

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Infidelity – The place adultery starts

She came out from under the staircase, out into the hall. The light, the air-conditioned hallway, the freshness of the environment momentarily ran into her head. She rests her body on the counter slightly hiding herself behind the pillar which went up into the ceiling. She was probably aware of her sweaty smell and needed …

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Has your marriage broken down irretrievably???

The law regulating divorce and other causes between a couple that got married under the Marriage Act is known as Matrimonial Causes Act (MCA). It is only relevant to marriages conducted as court or church marriages. The only reason recognised under MCA is that the marriage has broken down irretrievably. There are however some facts …

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