Family law

Family law is delicate, personal, and complex. We are experts in everything from antenuptial contracts through to complicated divorces, and we take every case personally. We always put the best interests of minor children first. Parental agreements are expertly dealt with, and our team of family lawyers works with health professionals such as social workers, clinical psychologists, and psychiatrists.

Our family law services include:

  • Advice on matrimonial systems and drafting antenuptial contracts
  • All areas of divorces, including contested and uncontested divorces
  • Facilitation and mediation of disputes and maintenance, care and contact, and access disputes
  • Family violence interdicts
  • Adoption applications
  • International divorce law
  • Hague applications
  • Maintenance applications
  • Relocation applications
  • Comprehensive consent papers in contested and uncontested divorces
  • Care and contact agreements
  • Preparation of parenting plans
  • Any other advice on matters relating to minor children
  • Curatorship applications (to safeguard the affairs of someone else)


Rienie Visser

Tel: +27 21 914 4020
Email: rvisser@dkvg.co.za

Jonathan van Gesselleen

Tel: 021 683 3553
Email: jgesselleen@dkvg.co.za

Chelsea Wilmot

Tel: +27 21 683 3553
Email: cwilmot@dkvg.co.za