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DIVISION OF PROPERTY/DIVISION OF ESTATE (BOSWA)

DIVISION OF PROPERTY/DIVISION OF ESTATE (BOSWA) 

1.       SERVICE DESCRIPTION

This service is provided by customary courts at Headman of Record (Kgosana yo o sekisang) level involving disputes emanating from the following:

  • A result of couples who have been cohabiting going their separate ways,
  • The dissolution of customary contracted marriages, or
  • Those that normally occur during the division of estate of parents among the siblings.  

2.      HOW DO I OBTAIN SERVICE?

Any aggrieved party must approach a customary court with his or her complaint. They must ideally be accompanied by their parents. A list of properties under consideration should also be provided. A customary court will issue a summons to the defendant notifying him/her about a civil suit and the date of trial. The court may undertake a tour to view any immovable property belonging to the parties.

3.      HOW DO I APPLY FOR THE SERVICE?

  • Valid Omang
  • Full and valid details of Defendant  

4.      COSTS INVOLVED IN OBTAINING THE SERVICE?

There are no costs to be incurred in order to access this service

5.      WHERE CAN I GET INFORMATION?

Further information on this service can be obtained from across all customary courts in Botswana.

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