Family Law

This field of law defines the rights and responsibilities of all parties involved in families and domestic relationships under a wide spectrum of conditions and scenarios such as marriage and divorce, child custody and adoption and so on. It comprises several acts such as the Matrimonial Property Act, 1984, the Marriages Act, 1961, the Divorce Act, 1979, Recognition of Customary Marriages Act, 1998 and the Civil Union Act, 2006.