<div style=”text-align: center;”> <span style=”color:#F00; background-color:”><a class=”wiki external” href=”https://www.payfast.co.za/donate/go/thejusticeandreconciliationcentre” rel=”external nofollow” target=”_blank”>We assist 5 free cases at a time - Donate to their cause</a></span></div> <h3> 3 paths to divorce</h3> <h5> South African law offers 3 types of divorce</h5> <p> X+Y (Type 1) cooperative, following the Children’s Act, 38 of 2005: outcome - joint custody (coparenting)</p> <p> XvsY (Type 2) contested, following the Divorce Act, 70 of 1979: outcome - sole custody / primary residence</p> <p> X-Y (Type 3) abusive, following the Domestic Violence Act, 116 of 1998 - eliminates a parent</p> <h3> Divorce Coaching</h3> <p> We recommend Type 1 divorces in all cases, and navigate parents through the divorce to reach outcomes in the best interests of the child.</p> <table border=”1” cellpadding=”1” cellspacing=”1” style=”width: 500px;”> <tbody> <tr> <td> Risk screening</td> <td> Route mapping</td> <td> Costing</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Coparenting training</td> <td> Parenting Plan</td> <td> Finalisation</td> </tr> <tr> <td> Facilitation</td> <td>  </td> <td>  </td> </tr> </tbody> </table> <h3> Pledge</h3> <p> The JRC and People for CoParenting will assist a maximum of 5 Type 3 divorces at any one time, regardless of parental income, in the interests of child protection.</p> <h3> Requirements</h3> <p> *The marriage must fall under South Africa law</p> <p> *A child (under 18) must be involved</p> <p> *One parent must be seeking sole custody (primary residence)</p> <p> *Our client must be seeking joint custody (joint residence)</p> <p> *The divorce must be early-stage (no court apperances)</p> <p> *Our client must consent to verifications and publicity</p> <p> *The case must have the potential to advance the law of coparenting</p> <p> *Our client must pass our means test</p> <h3> Application</h3> <p> <a class=”wiki external” href=”https://web.facebook.com/groups/438652382951151/” rel=”external nofollow” target=”_blank”>Sean Coetzee</a></p> <p> <a class=”wiki external” href=”https://web.facebook.com/jrcentre/” rel=”external nofollow” target=”_blank”>Errol Goetsch</a></p> <div style=”text-align: center;”> <span style=”color:#F00; background-color:”><a class=”wiki external” href=”https://www.payfast.co.za/donate/go/thejusticeandreconciliationcentre” rel=”external nofollow” target=”_blank”>We assist 5 free cases at a time - Donate to their cause</a></span></div> <p>  </p>