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How are assets redistributed if I change my marriage contract, which is in community of property?

It depends whether you shift to marriage out of community of property with or without accrual, or get divorced.

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How can I get on the waiting list for gender reassignment surgery?

You would start by getting a referral from a doctor to the Transgender Clinic at Groote Schuur.

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How can I bring my minor children back from Nigeria after their father took them there without my permission?

Nigerian laws are different to ours, but an order from a South African court may help your case.

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Why is my wife getting a portion of my pension if we are married out of community of property?

If you were married before 1 November 1984, she can apply for redistribution of assets.

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How can I kick my abusive ex out of our house?

Because the house is in both your names, one of you can buy the other's share or you can appoint a liquidator to split the house

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I am a transman. Please can you provide information on transitioning?

After a person turns 18, they can begin the process of transitioning.

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