SOUTH AFRICA: Nelson Mandela’s ex Winnie Mandela contests his will + claims QUNU homestead

According to reports, Nelson Mandela left Winnie Mandela ZERO in his last will and testament, instead leaving everything to his children and third wife, Graca Marchel. It is for this reason that Winnie has brought a challenge to the will (even though her lawyers have taken pains to point out they are not contesting the […]

Pensions & divorce: What rights do you have?

As a general rule, pensions are marital property. You have a right to the share of your spouse’s pension even if you have been divorced décades before your spouse retires. Like real estate, stocks, and cash, pensions will be divided up between the two people after a divorce.