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Van Heerdens Attorneys (Port Elizabeth)

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Areas Of Practice:
Access to Children, Antenuptial Contracts, Bail, Bail (24hrs / After Hours), Childrens Rights, Civil, Civil Unions, Consumer Law, Contracts, Criminal, Custody, Divorce, Divorce Mediation, Domestic Partnerships, Domestic Violence, Drunk Driving, Family Law, Fraud, High Court Practice, Litigation (Civil), Litigation (Commercial), Litigation (Corporate), Litigation (Criminal), Litigation (General), Litigation (High Court), Litigation (Magistrates Court), Maintenance, Matrimonial, Mediation, White Collar Crime, Wills
7 Bird Street, Central, Port Elizabeth
Eastern Cape
Gqeberha / Port Elizabeth
Postal Address:
PO Box 12592, Central, Port Elizabeth, 6006
How to find us:
Our offices are located across the road from the Port Elizabeth High Court

Van Heerdens Attorneys is one of Port Elizabeth's innovative and respected specialist providers of divorce, family and criminal law solutions. 

We provide the highest quality legal services to our clients by developing tailor-made solutions to their legal needs. Whether the matter can be resolved in or out of court, we will find the best and most cost-effective solution available for the case.  We understand that most people would prefer to avoid the adversarial court process, therefore we offer alternative dispute resolution options such as Divorce and Family Mediation as a way of resolving family conflicts.  If the matter cannot be dealt with effectively outside of court, we are equiped to take on the most complex litigation, adopting a problem-solving approach throughout the process. 

Our firm's excellent reputation is reflected in the groundbreaking work we do, the valuable client relationship we have, and the quality of our staff. 

Our focus areas are:

1. Divorce Law

  • Divorce
  • Divorce Mediation
  • High Asset Divorce
  • International Divorce
  • Missing Spouse Divorce
  • Urgent Relief Applications

2. Family Law

  • Maintenance
  • Care and Contact and Parenting Plans
  • Parental Rights and Responsibilities
  • International Child Abduction
  • Domestic Violence and Protection Orders
  • Cohabitation and Universal Partnership

3. Matrimonial Law

  • Antenuptial Contracts and Prenuptial Contracts
  • Post-nuptial Contracts

4. Criminal Law

  • 24 hour Bail Applications (after-hours bail - 073 124 2000)
  • Formal Bail Applications (in court)
  • Criminal Trial Litigation
  • Plea and Sentence Agreements
  • Appeal and Review Proceedings
  • Asset Forfeiture Proceedings
  • Expungement of Criminal Record
  • Investigating and Initiating Criminal Prosecutions

5. Other Legal Services

  • Civil Litigation
  • Contracts and Commercial
  • Consumer Protection
  • Property Transfers and Conveyancing
  • Wills


Louis Van Heerden (LLB)
Contact Person:
Louis Van Heerden

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