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Tina Hokwana Legal Practitioner

Tina Hokwana is a legal practitioner who unpacks court judgments to provide you with insights on how family law works.

Court rules in favour of customary spouse Court rules in favour of customary spouse

The Free State High Court has declared that the customary marriage concluded between the surviving spouse (applicant) ...

Wife fails to prove why husband should forfeit 50% of her ... Wife fails to prove why husband should forfeit 50% of her pension fund

The Limpopo High Court has ruled against a wife who wanted to prevent her husband from benefiting from her government ...

Customary law wife entitled to bury her husband Customary law wife entitled to bury her husband

The brother-in-law of a woman who sought to challenge her right to bury her husband, found that the wife's ...

TINA HOKWANA | Abusive husband forfeits claim to wife’s R7m ... TINA HOKWANA | Abusive husband forfeits claim to wife’s R7m pension fund interest

A husband who was married in community of property for close to three decades has lost out on a claim of a R7m of his ...

TINA HOKWANA | Court sets aside wife’s sky high claims for ... TINA HOKWANA | Court sets aside wife’s sky high claims for spousal maintenance, legal ...

A woman involved in divorce proceedings and the wife lodged a Rule 43 application for interim maintenance pending the ...

TINA HOKWANA | Husband loses out on spousal maintenance TINA HOKWANA | Husband loses out on spousal maintenance

A husband who spent money on cryptocurrency and online dating has lost his spousal maintenance application.

TINA HOKWANA | Polygamist forfeits share of pension in divorce ... TINA HOKWANA | Polygamist forfeits share of pension in divorce to 1st wife

A husband with four wives instituted divorce proceedings against the first wife, claiming a decree of divorce, a ...

TINA HOKWANA | Court finds reasonable punishment after husband ... TINA HOKWANA | Court finds reasonable punishment after husband failed to pay spousal ...

The parties, who are married in community of property, are embroiled in what appears to be unnecessarily drawn-out ...

TINA HOKWANA | Court has discretion on redistribution order TINA HOKWANA | Court has discretion on redistribution order

In a landmark ruling, the Constitutional Court has confirmed that a court granting a decree of divorce in respect of a ...

TINA HOKWANA |'Selfish' wife loses half of husband's pension ... TINA HOKWANA |'Selfish' wife loses half of husband's pension claim

A wife and husband were married in community of property 23 years ago. The wife instituted divorce proceedings ...