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LANDLORDS BE SURE TO HAVE THE CLAUSE DESCRIBED BELOW CONTAINED IN YOUR LEASE AGREEMENT

The SCA today dismissed an appeal by a lessee against an order of eviction granted by the High Court, after the lessee had fallen...

FOLLOW THE CORRECT PROCEDURE WHEN TRYING TO EVICT A TENANT

BE SURE YOU FOLLOW THE CORRECT PROCEDURE WHEN TRYING TO EVICT A TENANT The Constitutional Court has handed down judgment in the matter of...

SOCIAL MEDIA: FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION OR ONLINE DEFAMATION?

I read with interest the situation a friend found himself in after a posting on Facebook, which got me thinking about what our law really...

YOU CAN NO LONGER SUE A PERSON FOR HAVING AN AFFAIR

COURT FINDS THAT YOU CAN NO LONGER SUE A PERSON FOR HAVING AN AFFAIR WITH YOUR SPOUSE AND BREAKING UP THE MARRIAGE The Constitutional Court handed...

CHANGE TO THE NCA REGARDING VOID TRANSACTIONS

The Constitutional Court today handed down a judgment confirming a declaration of constitutional invalidity of a provision of the National Credit Act (NCA) concerning a...

THE CONSTITUTIONAL COURT PROTECTS VULNERABLE BUYERS

Today, the Constitutional Court handed down a judgment concerning the protection of vulnerable purchasers who pay the full purchase price for residential property but are...

BEWARE YOUR GUESTS DO NOT FALL DOWN THE STAIRS

BEWARE YOUR GUESTS DO NOT FALL DOWN THE STAIRS IT COULD COST YOU AND BECOME A VERY EXPENSIVE VISIT The Supreme Court of Appeal found...

Good News for Children under Foster Care

Today the Constitutional Court handed down judgment on whether foster child grants are deductible from compensation payable by the Road Accident Fund (RAF) for...

Who needs estate planning?

Countless people make the mistake of believing they don’t need an estate plan. After all, only the extremely wealthy have an “estate”… right? You...

Succession Planning for Your Family Business: Start Preparing Now!

Every owner of a closely-held family business wants to know the business will continue—even thrive—once they’re gone. A well run, well managed family business...