Vermeulen Attorneys

Divorce Lawyers | Johannesburg & West Rand
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Vermeulen Attorneys is fundamentally a client-oriented divorce law firm, being established on the tenets of Reliability, Accountability, and Results.

Divorce AttorneyAt the helm of Vermeulen Attorneys in Roodepoort is litigation attorney Mervyn Vermeulen who personally handles divorce matters in his firm while highly competent staff ensure that client-experience and confidentiality enjoy the highest priority at all times.

Mervyn obtained an LLB degree and is also an admitted attorney with right of appearance in the High Court. He specialises as a divorce lawyer and has personally handled numerous matrimonial matters in the past and has successfully established a specialist department in the firm dealing with all types of matters relating to Family Law.

Besides divorce, other related matters also handled by the firm include inter alia Civil Unions, the Provisions of the Children’s Act, the parental rights of contact to children, their primary care and custody, maintenance and related issues.

Aspects of Matrimonial affairs falling within the firm’s scope include:

All aspects of marriage, divorce, maintenance and custody law.

Instituted divorce proceedings as well as Rule 43 applications. Contested or uncontested divorce applications and conducting of divorce trials. In cases where a basis for settlement could be established, constructive negotiations are initiated.

Claim for damages
Adultery and alienation of affection.

Including orders in terms of the Domestic Violence Act, 116 of 1998.

Advice on maintenance law; attending on applications for maintenance and non-compliance with court orders.

Child Custody issues
Applications for access and contact. Criminal proceedings in event of abuse in the matrimonial home. Arrangement of family advocate and child-line appointments.

For a discussion on the attorney’s role in divorce, be sure to visit Getting a divorce.

The offices are conveniently situated and accessible from all directions with ample free parking facilities. For a discreet consultation contact us or complete and submit the Contact Form below.

Useful Links

Application for Maintenance Order

This informative government website provides information on a wide range of maintenance related issues including the steps to follow, cost, application forms and contact details for obtaining a maintenance order or to have an existing order amended.

Office of the Family Advocate

The Office of the Family Advocate is involved in the evaluation and recommendation to the relevant Court upon written request by a party in a divorce action or application related to disputes over primary care or contact or any aspect of parental rights of children.


…discussing your unique divorce circumstances with a knowledgeable divorce attorney could ensure a solid foundation for a new beginning.

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Vermeulen Attorneys

Ground Floor, Block A,
Willowvale Office Park,
24 Van Hoof Close, Ruimsig,
Roodepoort, 1724

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