January 9, 2024

The ABCs of Lease Agreements in South Africa

Navigating the world of lease agreements can be complex and fraught with potential pitfalls. In South Africa, these agreements are an essential tool for establishing clear […]
January 9, 2024

What Implications Does a Lien Have on Eviction Proceedings: Part 1

In conflicts between property owners and tenants seeking compensation for property improvements before leaving, eviction proceedings are possible, but success depends on location and lease terms. […]
January 9, 2024

The Intent to Revoke a Last Will and Testament

The Western Cape High Court recently examined whether a person had the intent to revoke their existing will. The deceased, hospitalised with COVID-19, expressed a desire […]
January 9, 2024

Redefining Divorce Rights: Section 7(3) of the Divorce Act Struck Down by the Constitutional Court

In a significant legal development, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, on 10 October 2023, upheld a judgment from the High Court of Pretoria, declaring Section […]
November 27, 2023

When to Register Your Business for VAT

There’s a compulsory threshold, but there may be advantages to voluntary registration. Value-added Tax (VAT) registration is a crucial obligation for businesses operating in South Africa. […]
November 27, 2023

Factors that influence the value of your home

When determining the value of your property, it’s often a challenge to remain objective due to the emotional and financial attachment you have to your home. […]
November 23, 2023

The requirements for a registered office of a company

One aspect that is often not considered in great detail during the formation and registration of a juristic person in South Africa is its registered office, […]
November 9, 2023

Can foreign judgments be enforced in South Africa?

A judgment granted by a foreign court is not directly enforceable in South Africa but constitutes a prima facie proof of debt (the clearest possible proof […]
November 9, 2023

Should sellers provide approved building plans when selling property?

The simple answer is no. However, the National Building Regulations and Building Standards Act mandates that local authorities approve building plans for the construction, alteration, or […]
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