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Specialists in Divorce, Family and Criminal Law
We use a personalised approach as we understand the difficult psychological challenges people face during times of distress.
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Our Philosophy
We understand the dynamics of each case and aim to provide modern and tailor-made solutions to support your transition.
Divorce Law
Taking the stress of divorce out of your hands.
Family Law
Protecting your family’s best interests.
Matrimonial Law
Taking care of your future with an Antenuptual Contract.
Criminal Law
Protecting your rights and freedom.

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Van Heerdens Attorneys is one of Port Elizabeth’s most 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 equipped 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 relationships we have, and the quality of our staff.



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Van Heerdens Attorneys (After Hours Bail Applications) 073 124 2000
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Family Violence, Child Abuse, Sexual Violence 012 393 2363
Childline 0800 055 555
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Women Abuse 0800 150 150


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