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Good day, Everything went well, thank you. I already received my Decree of Divorce.
* B Mokoena *
Rated their experience 9/10
Thank you for your guidance and assistance. It made a terrible experience quick and less traumatic.
* L Smith *
Rated their experience 9/10
I needed to get a divorce done as a matter of urgency towards the end of 2021. I was quoted over R 8 000.00 by a local attorney, something I could never afford. I came across Cawood Attorneys offering a DIY Divorce service. I was a bit hesitant at first, thinking that the process would be too complicated for me to handle on my own and would take very long. I can honestly say that the process was simple. The documents were sent to me and I followed the steps which were provided in a very clear and concise manner. I completed the full process of getting the documents signed, delivered and returned to me within 10 days including receiving the return of service from the Sheriff. I handed in my documents at the court and got a court date. Within 2.5 months my divorce was granted. Thank you to all the staff at Cawood Attorneys for the amazing service and support. I will recommend their services to anyone wanting to get a divorce done quickly, efficiently and at an affordable price. Kind regards
* S Swanepoel *
Rated their experience 10/10
Goeie dag Geskei en klaar. Dankie weereens
* S Toerien *
Rated their experience 10/10
I am glad to proclaim that I too am happily divorced! Thank you for your assistance to make that happen.
* Eninzah *
Rated their experience 10/10
Service from Riaan and his team was amazing. Was divorced in less than 3 months. Documents were 100%. Thank you
* Velichia *
Rated their experience 9/10

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Frequently Asked Questions

Hi, By using this service am I still required to go to court ?
You will have to attend Court. The good news is that you receive a step by step guide to ensure that all is ready for your Court appearance and it is not something that you should be concerned about.
Hi If i make of your services and there are no contesting or policies or children or any assets involved and both parties agree to set out documents. How long will the divorce take to go through.
Because you handle the divorce yourself, it will depend on the time you take to follow the step by step guide that will be provided to you. It also depends on where the court dates of your local court is. It shouldn't however take more than 2-3 months to finalise. It can be much sooner though.
Good evening I would like to have some help to get divorce just to say that I do have 2minors one 11 and the other 14 I understand the fees upfront are almost900 and the 150 for the Sherrif to deliver plse if any assistance is available.
Christine, Indeed the R890 is payable, where after you will immediately receive login details to proceed with the online divorce application. I will provide you with more information per email. Regards,
Good day Please can you provide me with a telephone no as i got some questions i need clarification on. Kind regards
Sharon, I will send a email to you with the relevant information. Regards,
I am married out of community of property and my wife is claiming maintenance. We have no children together, no assets or liabilities, and she has always worked, and I have never paid maintenance to her. I live in Mozambique, and do not have a South African bank account, but her attorneys are demanding information regarding my status in Mozambique, including a list of my assets, etc. Please advise what your charge would be to attend to this matter. We were previously with another attorney, but they withdrew from this case with no prior notice, and we believe that there is a court ruling to pay maintenance, which we were not aware of until this month.
Ian, This is not a matter that DIY Law can assist with, you require the assistance of an attorney. Riaan Scheepers from Cawood Attorneys will send you a direct email. Regards,
Goeie dag ek en my man wil skei ons het 'n skikking opgetrek tussen ons. Maar ek weet nie hoe om verder te gaan met die hof en dagvaardiging nie. kan u asb advise gee ons bly in Dinwiddie Germiston. Magda
Magda, We will send an email to you directly in reply to your query. Regards,
My girlfriend wants to divorce but she doesn't have any stable job yet is it possible to get get her some help so the divorce can be done faste she is willing to pay but dont have the money all at once.
Ruan, We will be able to assist your girlfriend with her divorce. Unfortunately the DIY Law program is set up in such a way that the payment of R890 must be made at once to proceed with the online divorce application. There is not an option to pay in installments at this point in time. Regards,

Other User Comments

Hi. Not sure if anyone can help. My mother in law and I have paid for the assistance but nothing has been done. We cannot get past step 1. I also cannot get any response from anyone via email. Am not even sure how to get my money reversed. Does anyone know how to help us.
-- Michelle Burgess
Mrs. Burgess, Please email me your contact details to so that we can resolve the issue.
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I just need to find out my husband is not a member of pension fund will I be expected to give him his shares within two months? And his car was repossessed plus the house its in my name,but I have a house bond a a car which I'm still paying basically this two still belong to the bank though they are in my name do we have to share those too the house and the car
-- Itumeleng
@Itumeleng, Your query below is a loaded question (as it depends on many factors) that I will be happy to advise you on. I will send you a direct email to get into contact with you.
-- diylaw Administrator
Good day Diylaw. I need assistance in starting my divorce process. My husband and I are in agreement. Can someone contact me please. Regards
-- Venter
@Mrs. Venter, You have come to the right place. DIY Law will definitely be able to assist you with an uncontested divorce. We will contact you as requested. Regards
-- diylaw Administrator
Thank you so much for all the help and support to getting my divorce finalized. This service is great and I would recommend it to anyone who needs a quick and easy divorce. Thank you DiyLaw!
-- Gwen
Gwen, It is only our pleasure and we were happy to assist. We wish you all the best moving forward. Regards
-- diylaw Administrator
I would like to get divorced ASAP. I'm unemployed and have very little savings. How do I begin. Please help
-- Nombuso Ndlovu
Nombuso, Thank you for your comment. DIY Law Divorce is just the service for you. You may proceed to the Home page of DIY Law, and follow the 4 easy steps. After payment is made in Step 2, you will be directed to complete the forms. Once completed, the PDF documents will be sent to your email address, along with a step-by-step guide on how to proceed with the divorce in person. Regards
-- diylaw Administrator