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The aim of this blog and its contents is to highlight topical issues pertaining to family law, to give people food for thought and to provide some understanding of the legal issues impacting the area of family law.

The content in this blog is provided for general information purposes only and does not constitute legal or other professional advice. If you would like to contact Gillian in order to obtain advice, please make note of the fee structure: The initial consultation of 30 minutes will cost a reduced rate of R500, 00. We will require an upfront deposit of this amount. During the initial consultation we will obtain an understanding of the general nature of your problem, give you a basic idea as to how the issue will be resolved and an approximate estimation of the costs involved going forward. The hourly rate we charge is exclusive of V.A.T and the engagement of our services is in accordance with the standard fee and mandate agreement which appears below and is required to be signed by all clients. We will in addition, should you wish to engage our services, need you to supply us with the necessary information required in terms of the Financial Intelligence Centre Act, 38 of 2001. Click to read the terms of our standard fee and mandate agreement which are applicable to all work performed by Gillian Lowndes on your behalf.

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