This is one of the divisions that we here at Ismail Mohamed Attorneys are most passionate about, for the simple reason that it deals mainly with your everyday types of people, not businesses or major corporations. Family Law can affect anyone from any walk of life and the fact that you are viewing this page means that somehow it is affecting you. From our experience we can assure you that choosing the right family attorney is paramount to your success and most importantly to the success of your family.

Our services within Family Law range from many aspects such as:

  • Protection orders
  • Rule 43 – Interim applications for custody and maintenance while the opposed divorce is pending
  • Edictal citation – when your spouse lives in another country
  • Child and spousal maintenance
  • Primary residence and contact issues pertaining to the minor children
  • Antenuptial contracts
  • Family trusts
  • Wills and much more

We promise to deal with whatever matter pertaining to Family Law in a firm but at the same time sensitive manner.


Frequently Asked Questions


When do I need a lawyer?

Many people believe they need an attorney’s services only to solve a problem or to get out of a difficult situation. Often‚ the best time to see an attorney is not when you are in legal trouble but before that trouble occurs. Preventive law is one of the most valuable services that a lawyer can perform. By eliminating potential problems, preventive law can save you time‚ money‚ and needless worry.

How can I get started and What is expected of me?

Upon being retained as your legal counsel‚ your attorney should expect that you will:

  • Be completely honest about all facts concerning your case‚ whether or not they are favorable to you.
  • Be on time for appointments and not take up an excessive amount of time with visits or phone calls relating to minor details or petty matters.
  • Take his/her advice.
  • Understand that no lawyer can guarantee results in a contested matter.
  • Be patient and understand that legal matters are rarely “open and shut” cases; they require time and research.
  • Pay a reasonable fee for the work performed.


Ismail Mohammed Attorney are located in Cape Town. The firm is conveniently equipped to fulfill clients’ needs in both the Northern and Southern Suburbs. The firm’s attorneys are committed to working with you in an atmosphere of care and respect to help you get a fresh start and move forward after a difficult legal situation.


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(+27) 082 650 3178
(+27) 021 671 7089

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32 Kenilworth Centre,
Doncaster Road,
Cape Town,