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August 23, 2017

WHAT’S THE BUZZ ABOUT BUSINESS RESCUE?

If a company/close corporation is in financial trouble and all possible avenues to save the business have been exhausted, there is one last option available to […]
August 23, 2017

HOW DO I CANCEL A LEASE?

What happens when a landlord or a tenant wants to cancel a lease? What rules and what legislation apply? What protection does the law provide? If […]
August 23, 2017

SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN’S RIGHTS DURING DIVORCE

Divorce and the resulting challenges regarding child custody and the responsibilities of parents can be an ugly and difficult process. This is especially true of the […]
August 10, 2017

EMAIL MANAGEMENT SYSTEM? GET IT BEFORE IT GETS YOU

If your company uses emails to communicate with clients, then it’s not enough to just rely on traditional ways of managing email, such as backing up […]
August 10, 2017

HOW TO APPLY FOR SPOUSAL MAINTENANCE?

Maintenance is the obligation to provide another person, for example a minor, with housing, food, clothing, education and medical care, or with the means that are […]
August 10, 2017

THE BENEFITS OF CREATING A TRUST

Trusts are well-known to facilitate effective estate planning and continuity planning strategies. That said, setting up a trust – whether an inter vivos (between the living) […]
August 10, 2017

WHAT SHOULD A CONVEYANCER DO?

Conveyancing (or conveyance) is the legal term for the process whereby a person, company, close corporation or trust becomes the registered and legal owner of immovable […]
July 26, 2017

IMPORTANT STEPS FOR THE TRANSFER OF PROPERTY

The transfer process can take up to three-months, sometimes longer. There are different steps involved in the transfer of a property, these include: Instruction. A conveyancer […]
July 26, 2017

ANTENUPTIAL CONTRACTS: CAN I GET ONE AFTER MARRIAGE?

Couples who are interested in an antenuptial contract often make the decision to get one before they are married. That is the ideal scenario. However, some […]
July 26, 2017

I CAN’T REPAY MY DEBTS, WHAT CAN I DO?

If you are over-indebted, in other words, unable to repay all your credit agreements. Your biggest concern might be not getting dragged off to court or […]
July 26, 2017

THE BASICS OF ESTATE DUTY

When a person dies, they leave behind an estate which includes everything they own. Estate Duty is payable on the estate of every person who dies […]
June 20, 2017

WAT IS DIE ROL VAN DIE GESINSADVOKAAT?

Die Gesinsadvokaat het baie pligte, maar in die konteks van Egskeidingsreg word hul meestal geraadpleeg om te verseker dat alle Ouerskap-planne en Skikkingsaktes in ʼn egskeiding […]
June 20, 2017

BE CAREFUL WHAT YOU WRITE OR SAY

Many people may not consider the things that they say in public or write online. This is often because of the right of freedom of expression. […]
June 20, 2017

CAN I AMEND MY WILL?

Having a will is a final statement of how you want your assets to be managed after your death. However, sometimes you may want to change […]
June 20, 2017

WHAT IS THE SALE AGREEMENT?

Whenever you buy or sell a house you will encounter the sale agreement, which is also called an “offer to purchase”. This is a contract between […]