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June 18, 2018

Substantial penalties for the late filing of annual financial statements

The Companies and Intellectual Property Commission (CIPC) is tasked with ensuring that companies comply with the provisions of the Companies Act. In terms of Section 30 […]
June 11, 2018

The Position of Land Reform in South Africa Today

Land reform is a topic which is legal, political and emotional in nature. It is a topic which is relevant to all South Africans – not […]
June 5, 2018

What to consider when cancelling a contract

You might, in future, find yourself in a situation where you will want to cancel a contract. This article sets out the requirements for cancelling a […]
June 5, 2018

Relocating with your child when you are divorced

I have divorced my husband and I am now the primary caregiver of our minor child. I received a job offer in another country and I […]
June 5, 2018

Beware of “repayable on demand” loans – they may prescribe

You might, at some point in your life, have lent money to a friend, family member or business associate. It is also quite common for a […]
June 5, 2018

Special levies in a Sectional Title Scheme

From time to time a body corporate may be required to raise a special levy on its members.  Such a levy would be in addition to […]
April 19, 2018

Trust litigation – Who can institute a claim and which court has jurisdiction?

This article deals with the questions of who can institute litigation on behalf of a trust, as well as with the question of how jurisdiction is […]
April 10, 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 […]
April 10, 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 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

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. […]