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July 12, 2018

Bisset Boehmke McBlain recently held our annual “Vacation Week” program.

The purpose of this week is to host law students with a view to exposing them to the practical side of the law as well as to […]
July 9, 2018

What to do when your loved ones can no longer care for themselves

There are several situations in life which may result in a person no longer being able to manage their financial affairs or make rational and / […]
July 4, 2018

We are married, but are you my spouse?

Muslim marriages in general, but polygynous Muslim marriages in particular, currently do not enjoy equal protection under South African law. Whilst waiting for Parliament to enact […]
July 4, 2018

Can the municipality disconnect my water and electricity?

Municipalities monitor services to a property, and may cut off the supply of said services in certain circumstances. However, municipalities also have the responsibility of remaining […]
July 4, 2018

What to include in a basic lease agreement

If you are considering leasing out your property, it is important that you, as landlord, and the tenant agree on your respective rights and obligations. A […]
July 4, 2018

It’s tax season – Make sure you declare your Bitcoin gains!

Bitcoin… Ethereum… Litecoin… Dash… You may have been trading in cryptocurrencies over the past tax year. You may also have recently sold some of your long-term […]
July 4, 2018

Some helpful advice

Prepare your property insurance in advance, to ensure that your property will be insured once it is registered in your name. This can be arranged through […]
July 4, 2018

The transfer process

If no transfer date is specified in the agreement of sale, registration of transfer of property into the purchaser’s name can usually take place within 2-3 […]
July 4, 2018

Make sure you understand the sale agreement before you sign!

Once you have signed the sale agreement, you cannot claim ignorance of the contents of the agreement. It is highly recommended that you obtain legal advice […]
July 4, 2018

Should I buy a residential property or a sectional title property

Whether you should purchase a residential property or a sectional title property depends on your situation and needs. With a sectional title property, a prospective purchaser […]

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