Elmarie Neilson

Wills & Estates

We build up a personal relationship with our clients so that they feel free to return whenever necessary to amend their Wills as their circumstances change.

Drafting of Wills & Testaments

A Family Attorney that will assist you with the drafting of wills and testaments

Administration of Deceased Estates

We manage all the aspects of administering the wishes in your Will, including possible litigation where the validity of a Will is disputed

Litigation Resulting from Deceased Estates

Our many years of experience with the administration of estates, assist us in understanding the intricacies of litigation relating to deceased estates.

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Let us Fight your Battles for You

Mediation

The aim of mediation is to find an
amicable solution that satisfies all
parties

Mediation of
Matrimonial Disputes

Divorce is never easy. Mediation offers
a way to reach an amicable solution
acceptable to both parties.

Mediation of Disputes
Resulting from
Deceased Estates

Mediation ensures that the process of
winding up the estate is not delayed
and payment of an inheritance is
done quickly

Facilitation of Post
Divorce Court Orders
& Disputes

Unlike a mediator, a facilitator has
decision making powers and may
enforce decisions

Mediation of
Commercial Disputes

Choosing the right mediator for
delicate matters in the commercial
field could prevent you paying the
legal fees that Commercial Court
cases may cost

Litigation

Divorce – Maintenance – Eviction = We are There for You

Divorces

Let Us Fight Your Battles For You

Child & Spousal Maintenance

We assist our clients not only with well-considered advice, but also by enforcing and protecting their rights in court

Adoptions

Our clients have a relationship of trust with us. This gives them peace of mind and saves on legal fees

Evictions

We dispel the myth of
“squatters rights” that make
our clients feel helpless when
the tenant refuses to pay the
rent or move out

Parenting Plans

We help you to get a parenting plan in place that reduces conflict and frustration

About Us

We distinguish ourselves by delivering top professional legal services

Collaborative Law

We help you manage your divorce
with dignity and respect

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and Otherwise

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Social Responsibility

Doing Our Bit For Mankind

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Litigasie

Egskeiding – Onderhoud – Uitsetting = Ons is daar vir Jou

Mediasie van
Kommersiële Geskille

Om die regte mediator vir delikate sake in
die kommersiële gebied te kies, kan
voorkom dat jy die regskostes
betaal wat kommersiële hofsake kos.

Mediasie by
Egskeiding

Die doel van mediasie is om ‘n
aanvaarbare oplossing te vind wat al
die partye tevrede stel.

Mediasie

Die doel van mediasie is om ‘n
aanvaarbare oplossing te vind wat al
die partye tevrede stel.

Mediasie van Geskille
Voortvloeiend uit
Bestorwe Boedels

Mediasie verseker dat die proses om ‘n
boedel te beredder nie vertraag
word nie en dat betaling van ‘n
erflating bespoedig word.

Wie Is Ons?

Vrae

Meer Opheldering?

Nuusbriewe

Egskeidings

Laat ons jou Regsaksies namens jou Veg

Kontak Ons

Laat ons jou Regsaksies namens jou Veg

Ouerskap Planne

Ons help jou om ‘n ouerskap plan te beding wat konflik en frustrasie verminder.

Onderhoud vir Kinders en Gades

Ons help ons kliënte nie slegs met wel-oorwoë advies nie, maar ook om hulle regte in die Hof af te dwing en te beskerm

Aannemings

Ons het ‘n vertrouensverhouding met ons kliënte. Dit gee hulle gemoedsrus en spaar regskostes

Uitsettings

Ons slaan die mite van
“plakkersregte” wat kliënte
hulpeloos laat voel
wanneer huurders weier
om huur te betaal of
om uit te trek, die nek in

Samewerkende
Praktyk

Ons help jou om jou egskeiding met
waardigheid en respek te hanteer

Testamente & Boedels

Ons bou ‘n persoonlike verhouding met ons kliënte op sodat hulle die vrymoedigheid het om, soos nodig, terug te keer om hulle Testamente te wysig soos hulle omstandighede verander

Opstel van Testamente

‘n Familieprokureur wat jou sal bystaan met die opstel van Testamente en Testamentêre Geskrifte

Boedel Bereddering

Ons behartig al die aspekte daarvan om die wense in jou Testament uit te voer, insluitend moontlike litigasie waar die geldigheid van ‘n Testament betwis word

Litigasie by Bestorwe Boedels

Ons ervaring oor baie jare met die bereddering van bestorwe boedels, is van groot hulp om die ingewikkeldhede van litigasie wat vloei uit bestorwe boedels, te verstaan

Sosiale Verantwoordelikheid

Ons Gee Om

About Elmarie Neilson

Elmarie Neilson has decades of experience as an Attorney, and specialises in Matrimonial, Family and Maintenance Law and related litigation. Elmarie Neilson was admitted as an attorney on 09 February 1988.

She is also qualified to appear in the High Court the same as an advocate. This saves her clients legal fees as they don’t have to appoint an advocate as well.

Her practice also has extensive experience in Deceased Estates, Wills and Trusts and Collaborative Law.

Elmarie Neilson is a fully trained and qualified Mediator and Facilitator, providing mediation in divorces, commercial disputes and estate disputes.

We mostly litigate in the Cape High Court. With modern technology we can service local and overseas clients.

Vanessa Thomas

Vanessa Thomas

Vanessa Thomas

Vanessa Thomas joined Neilsons Attorneys as a Candidate Attorney in 2013 and was admitted as an Attorney of the High Court in May 2018. Vanessa completed a National Diploma in Personnel Management at the former Cape Technikon, now known as the Cape Peninsula University of Technology, in 1993. She entered the international freight industry in 1994 and enjoyed 12 years in this fiercely competitive commercial field before choosing to be a stay-at-home mother to her children. Vanessa was involved in various charitable initiatives, especially those involving the elderly, during this time and also started studying towards her LLB. She successfully completed her studies in 2017.

Vanessa has always been drawn to the legal profession and is passionate about empowering and assisting her clients through difficult and anxious times. In her free time, Vanessa enjoys spending time with her family, being outdoors and reading.

Tom Blyth – Associate

Tom Blyth

Tom obtained his LLB from the University of Cape Town and was admitted to practice in 2006 and has the same right of appearance in the High Court as an Advocate.

Tom obtained a wealth of experience in the practice of Civil Litigation whilst working within a range of diverse Law Firms in Cape Town. For the past several years Tom has specialized in the practice of Matrimonial, Family Law, Maintenance Law and related litigation.

Tom is a FAMAC accredited Family Law Mediator and Facilitator (FAMAC). Tom is also an accredited Collaborative Lawyer (National Association of Collaborative Professionals) and experienced Lay Counsellor and Facilitator (Lifeline).

Tom is an avid swimmer and runner.

The team

The team

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Help! I can’t afford to pay maintenance for my children!

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The parents divorced in 2008. The court ordered the father to pay maintenance for the two children. Two years later, his salary dropped. The next year, his salary dropped again…

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