SRA

March 22, 2018

Damage to property

What happens when your property has been purposefully damaged, especially during an altercation?   Uber car torching During the road closures by meter taxis in Johannesburg […]
March 22, 2018

Can the future development of a property be stopped?

The provincial heritage resources authority (PHRA) granted a permit in terms of Section 34 of the National Heritage Resources Act 25 of 1999 for the demolition […]
March 22, 2018

Are restraint of trade agreements important for business?

A restraint of trade is an agreement between an employer and an employee, or a provision in an employment contract that restricts an employee from being […]
March 22, 2018

Can my property be used for Airbnb?

When deciding whether to become an Airbnb host, it’s important for you to understand how the laws work in your city.   According to Brett Herron, the […]
March 22, 2018

Fearing Foreclosure: What are your rights as the homeowner?

The recent junk status announcement has shaken us into a quick action of tightening our belts and letting go of luxuries to afford our day to […]
March 22, 2018

Can someone record me without my permission?

Over the past few months, we have seen videos being posted on social media of physical altercations, poor service delivery and racial slurs, but the victims […]
March 22, 2018

Am I still liable for my spouse’s debt after divorce?

A husband and wife buy a house together. Their marriage takes a tumble, along with their ­finances, and they have to sell their home and are […]
March 22, 2018

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 […]
March 22, 2018

Can breaking-off an engagement prompt legal action?

Once a couple has become engaged, you could say that they have concluded a verbal contract to get married. From that point, up until the marriage, […]
March 22, 2018

Is your business legally compliant?

Compliance refers to a company obeying all of the legal laws and regulations regarding how they manage the business, their staff, and their treatment towards their […]
March 22, 2018

Renting property to foreigners

Renting property in South Africa is a straightforward process. The country has a vast selection of rental accommodation including bachelor flats in apartment blocks, Victorian cottages, […]
March 22, 2018

Is your Business POPI Compliant?

POPI refers to South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act which seeks to regulate the Processing of Personal Information.   What is Personal Information? Means any […]
March 22, 2018

Co-owning property with someone else: the ups and downs

What is co-ownership? Co-ownership is when one or more people jointly own the same property. In essence, it is when they legally share ownership without dividing […]
March 22, 2018

Who pays for the child after divorce?

When couples divorce it’s often the children that feel the brunt of it. Sometimes it’s the other person in the relationship that suffers economically. Hence the […]
March 22, 2018

My neighbour’s noise is a nuisance

So it’s the third night this week you can’t sleep because your new neighbour seems to enjoy playing loud rock music with his band late at […]
March 22, 2018

Dealing with a difficult debtor

Going about collecting debt can be a stressful and confusing business. It only gets more frustrating when someone who owes you money doesn’t pay it back. […]