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HOW TO KEEP A WILL SAFE

The Will must be kept where it would not be tampered with by unscrupulous people and still readily available after the death of the testator. The purpose of making a Will is defeated if at the death of the testator, the Will cannot be found or has been altered by someone other than the testator. A testator

By |2019-09-10T20:12:14+01:00July 26th, 2019|Family Law, Wills, Trust and Inheritance|0 Comments

LIMITATIONS ON THE RIGHT TO MAKE A WILL

The law recognizes the right of a person to dispose of his property as he pleases, thus, the law recognizes the right of a person to make a Will. This right is guarded jealously by the law, such that were it is established that the Will made by a testator is not a product of the testator’s free will, such a will would be declared to be void.

By |2019-11-07T16:31:15+01:00July 23rd, 2019|Family Law, Wills, Trust and Inheritance|0 Comments

ARE MARRIAGES AT LOCAL GOVERNMENT MARRIAGE REGISTRY VALID?

The rationale behind the judgment is that the form of the marriage certificates issued by the Local Governments bearing the words “Local Government Unified Marriage Certificate” does not comply with the stipulations in Form E of the Marriage Act for a Marriage Certificate.

By |2019-08-15T05:25:22+01:00July 23rd, 2019|Family Law, Marriage Series|0 Comments

DISSOLUTION OF MARRIAGE AND CUSTODY OF CHILDREN UNDER ISLAMIC LAW (PART 1)

A marriage contracted in accordance with Islamic law can be dissolved through a number of ways. Just like customary marriage, an Islamic marriage can be dissolved either judicially or through extra-judicial means.

By |2019-08-15T04:56:10+01:00July 23rd, 2019|Family Law, Marriage Series|0 Comments