May 9, 2017

IS THE TENANT OR LANDLORD RESPONSIBLE FOR THE WATER LEAKS?

Questions, and sometimes disputes, often arise between landlords and tenants regarding where the responsibility lies with the maintenance of a property. The simple answer is that […]
May 9, 2017

HOW TO REGISTER A TRADEMARK IN 2017

If you have a business and wish to keep competitors from using, or misusing, your brand, then you should consider registering a trade mark for your […]
May 9, 2017

DO DEBTS LAST FOREVER?

Prescription was introduced as means of protecting South African consumers from dishonest credit providers, who are responsible for recklessly lending credit and have contributed to the […]
May 9, 2017

HOW DO I CANCEL A LEASE?

What happens when a landlord or a tenant wants to cancel a lease? What rules and what legislation apply? What protection does the law provide? If […]
April 3, 2017

THE BENEFITS OF CREATING A TRUST

Trusts are well-known to facilitate effective estate planning and continuity planning strategies. That said, setting up a trust – whether an inter vivos (between the living) […]
April 3, 2017

THE CONSEQUENCES OF DRINKING AND DRIVING

With the zero-tolerance approach the law has towards road users, it’s necessary to address the consequences of drinking and driving. Unfortunately, holidays and weekends often bring […]
April 3, 2017

MUST I REGISTER AS A CREDIT PROVIDER WHEN SELLING MY FARM?

Purchasers have increasing difficulty obtaining financing for the purchase of farms and other agricultural land. Many sellers of these properties consider granting the purchaser a bond […]
April 3, 2017

SHOULD I PLAN MY ESTATE AS A YOUNG ADULT?

It is very important for you to plan your estate, which could include a living will, a last will and a living trust. This can help […]
March 10, 2017

WHAT IS A TITLE DEED?

If you are planning to buy a new property, you will need to get the title deed transferred into your name to prove that you are […]