Blunder invalidates couple's marriage regime


A blunder that occurred during a marriage signing ceremony has invalidated a divorcing couple’s in community of property marriage regime.

The couple, Charles and Atang Maphane, has been at each other’s throats following an error found in their marriage signing, which was never rectified until the divorce proceedings were instituted.

They had initially consented to in community of property marriage regime, but their documents were never fully signed and registered due to an error that occurred making it hard to determine the stance of their marriage until they sought the court’s intervention.

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