Category Archives: Family Law

Maintenance – not only for children

When the word “maintenance” is mentioned, many people think of women claiming maintenance for minor children, or alternatively, women claiming maintenance from their ex-husbands. However, in this article we will deal with parents claiming maintenance from their adult children. Mike Larry received a summons from the Maintenance Court to appear


What can you do to enforce a maintenance order against a person who is responsible for paying maintenance, but fails to do so or is paying too little? When someone fails to pay maintenance in terms of a maintenance order you have the option of lodging a complaint against them