May 24, 2017

SHOULD YOU ASK FOR A RISK SURVEY FROM YOUR INSURER?

In a recent unreported decision in the High Court of South Africa, North Gauteng High Court, the Court was again faced with the principles regarding disclosure […]
May 24, 2017

TRUE LOVE, OR EASY PAYCHECK?

The issues that are dealt with in this article is whether a partner is entitled to maintenance from the other partner in terms of a Divorce […]
May 24, 2017

DO’S AND DONT’S OF SURETYSHIP

On 29 May 2015, in the case of Dormell Properties 282 CC v Bamberger[1], the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) set out the importance of, firstly, […]
May 24, 2017

DISCRIMINATION AGAINST PREGNANT WOMEN IN THE WORKPLACE

Employees are often faced with a difficult situation in the workplace when falling pregnant. Many establishments react unfavourably towards female employees that fall pregnant. These employees […]
May 24, 2017

VALIDITY OF ANTENUPTIAL CONTRACTS

One must be careful when drafting and signing an Antenuptial Contract. Aside from ensuring that the contents is all correct, one must also ensure that all […]
May 24, 2017

IS IT BENEFICIAL TO CREATE A TRUST?

A Trust can be described as a legal relationship which has been created by the founder, who places assets under the control of Trustees. This either […]
May 24, 2017

PUBLIC NUISANCES: LEGAL RIGHTS IN TERMS OF LEGISLATION

Persons who commit disruptive acts of unacceptable behaviour in public places may be warned, arrested and subsequently prosecuted by the authorities. The offender shall be liable […]
May 24, 2017

WHEN IS A TENANT AN ILLEGAL OCCUPANT?

Where the Contract of Lease is breached in any way by the tenant and he or she after receiving notice thereof has not remedied such a […]
May 24, 2017

THE CREDIT AGREEMENT

If you default on a credit agreement and action is taken against you by the credit provider, you still have time, according to Section 129(3)(b) read […]