Family Law

Lehana v Letlaka (CIV/T/554/07) [2020] LSHC 50 (26 May 2020);

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 IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

 

HELD AT MASERU                                                    CIV/T/554/07

 

In the matter between

 

PALESA LEHANA                                                      1st PLAINTIFF

 

MAMORENA MAKHETHA                                      

(born Lerato Lehana)                                                   2nd PLAINTIFF

 

Mokhele vMokhele (CIV/T/48/14) [2019] LSHC 63 (14 November 2019);

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Matrimonial Causes: An order of forfeiture of benefits of marriage following a degree of divorce on the ground of malicious desertion – Principles applicable articulated.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                                                                         CIV/T/48/2014

 

In the Matter Between:-

 

‘MAKATLEHO MOKHELE                                                             PLAINTIFF

AND

TOTA MOKHELE                                                                             DEFENDANT

Moshoeshoe v Moshoeshoe (C of A (CIV) 81/19) [2020] LSCA 47 (30 October 2020);

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Marriage — Divorce — Proprietary rights —Parties married in community of property - Marriage in community of property — Legal Capacity of Married Persons Act, 2006 - the legal effect of the property allegedly alienated by the respondent on the division of the joint estate.

Appeal - Pension interest   of member by operation of law vesting in joint estate, to which parties entitled as at date of divorce — Divorce Act 70 of 1979, ss 7(7)(a) and (8).

 

 

 

 

 

IN THE COURT OF APPEAL OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                            C OF A (CIV) N0.81/2019

                                                               

                                               

In the matter between:               

 

MAFA MOSHOESHOE                                             APPELLANT

                                               

AND

 

Mabaleka v Lenake (CIV/T/76/18) [2020] LSHC 12 (08 June 2020);

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                                              CIV/T/76/18

 

In the matter between

 

MOTINYELO MABALEKA                                             PLAINTIFF

 

And

 

MATHABO LENAKE (a.k.a MATHABO MABALEKA)        DEFENDANT

 

JUDGEMENT

 

Coram: Banyane AJ

Date of Hearing: 16/03/2020

Molapo v Gama (LC/A/12/08) [2019] LSHC 37 (04 November 2019);

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IN THE LAND COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                              LC/APPEAL/NO.13 OF 2018

 

In the matter between

 

‘MASELOMO MOLAPO                                1ST APPELLANT

PEETE MOLAPO                                         2ND APPELLANT

                        

AND

                 

MOTSATSI GAMA (nee MOLAPO)                RESPONDENT

 

CORAM: BANYANE AJ

HEARD: 01/10/19

Jonathan v Lephole (CIV/APN/68/14) [2017] LSHC 37 (23 November 2017);

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The applicant has approached court to seek an order in the following terms:

1.     That the last WILL and TESTAMENT of the late ‘Mantahli Leabua Jonathan and its codicil be declared null and void and of no force or effect in so far as it relates to the residential plots situated at Happy Villa Maseru Urban Area originally described as plot 567 under the old Title Deed system and plot 12283 – 042 under the new lease system, in Maseru district.

 

2.     That the respondents be directed to pay costs in the event of opposition of this application.

 

3.     Granting applicant such further and/or alternative relief as this Honourable court may deem fit.

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

CIV/APN/68/2014

 

 

In the matter between:

 

NKEKELETSE MAMOSA JONATHAN                     APPLICANT

 

AND

 

‘MAMOSIUOA NTAHLI LEPHOLE                            1ST RESPONDENT

   (duly assisted by her husband)

THE EXECUTOR – THE ESTATE OF THE

LATE ‘MAKEMUELE ‘NEHENG NTSANE               2ND RESPONDENT

Du Preez v Pheko (CIV/APN/151/18) [2019] LSHC 24 (14 February 2019);

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Practice:       Dispute about inheritance of landed property – points of law relating to locus standi and dispute of fact raised – Held:   Applicant has locus standi,

Held further, that dispute of fact is not a point in limine and should not be raised as such.

Fraud allegations levelled against the 1st respondent – held the applicant bears the onus of proving fraud.

Application dismissed with costs.

CIV/APN/151/18

IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU

In the Matter Between:-

SAKI DU PREEZ                                                                                           APPLICANT                                                                                                             

AND

NTHATI ‘MAMMAKO PHEKO                                                                1ST RESPONDENT

Motlalane v Motlalane (CIV/T/336/12) [2019] LSHC 21 (19 August 2019);

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

 

HELD AT MASERU                                                    CIV/T/336/12

In the matter between

LEBOEA MOTLALANE                                             PLAINTIFF

 

AND

 

SEOTSA TABA MOTLALANE

(born Seotsa Motsamai)                                                DEFENDANT

 

 

 

JUDGMENT

 

Moeletsi v Moeletsi (CIV/APN/137/16) [2019] LSHC 20 (19 August 2019);

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

HELD AT MASERU                                                    CIV/APN/137/16

 

In the matter between:

 

KOTSOANE MOELETSI                                            APPLICANT

 

AND

 

NTHOFELA MOELETSI                                            1st RESPONDENT

 

LESOTHO HIGHLANDS DEVELOPMENT

Nthinya V Nthinya (CIV/APN/15/19) [2019] LSHC 19 (25 February 2019);

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IN THE HIGH COURT OF LESOTHO

 

 

HELD AT MASERU                                                    CIV/APN/15/19

 

In the matter between:

 

‘MATLOTLISO NTHINYA                                        APPLICANT

 

AND

 

MOTONGOA NTHINYA                                            1st RESPONDENT

‘MARELEBELETSOE NTHINYA                              2nd RESPONDENT

 

 

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