In this article we will discuss whether, in the face of an agreement between an employer and an employee in terms of which an employee accepts a demot...
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2015-10-19
In this article, we examine whether contracts entered online by minors, using their parents’ credit cards, are legally binding in the specific conte...
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2015-10-19
Persons who commit disruptive acts of unacceptable behaviour in public places may be warned, arrested and subsequently prosecuted by the authorities. ...
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2015-10-19
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 ...
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2015-10-19
Mr Black buys a BMW car in terms of a hire purchase agreement and the financing is done through BMW Finance. After a few months Mr Black inherits a hu...
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2015-06-15
Many homeowners’ associations have strict requirements concerning the aesthetic appearance of buildings on the estate. These include fences and othe...
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2015-06-15
Our Supreme Court of Appeal has recently given clarity and guidelines on the interpretation of contracts and legislation when it decided on the matter...
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2015-06-15
It is important to understand the legal implications of the marital property regime, especially when drafting a Last Will and Testament and also when ...
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2015-06-15
The Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 defines a trustee as meaning “any person (including the founder of the trust) who acts as a trustee by vi...
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2015-05-15
There are definite steps that a homeowner will need to take if he ever has the traumatic experience of having his house burnt to the ground. Over and...
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2015-05-15
The rights and responsibilities of biological fathers who were not married to the child's mother at the time of conception or birth can be uncertain. ...
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2015-05-15
Labour law emphasises that every employee has the right not to be dismissed unfairly. This law defines the meaning of dismissal and when it may lawful...
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2015-05-15
There are basic standards which are set out in the Basic Conditions of Employment Act 75 of 1997 which regulate, amongst other, the working hours that...
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2015-04-29
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...
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2015-04-29
Maintenance of a sectional title scheme can appear straightforward, but the reality is that disputes arise frequently regarding maintenance issues rel...
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2015-04-29
The popularity of road cycling as a competitive sport and a form of transportation is on the rise. This naturally leads to major safety concerns and s...
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2015-03-25
Consent is an essential element of a valid marriage and the parties to a marriage must confirm before the marriage officer during a civil ceremony tha...
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2015-03-25
Often people only become aware of judgements reflecting on their credit records when trying to apply for loans, cellphone contracts, etc. However, wha...
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2015-03-25
Real security means that, on the basis of a creditor's right against the debtor (principal debt), a creditor acquires a limited real right in the prop...
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2015-03-25
Much ignorance exists regarding the use of trusts during bequests. This article will endeavour to shed some light on this important issue. An Inter-...
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2014-12-08
Much ignorance exists regarding the use of trusts during bequests. This article will endeavour to shed some light on this important issue. An Inter-...
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2014-12-08
Imagine signing a deed of sale for your dream house and later discovering that the contract lapsed because you obtained bond approval one day too late...
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2014-12-08
Usufruct, usus and habitatio are personal servitudes. These servitudes are sometimes considered as an estate planning tool to reduce estate duty, but ...
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2014-12-08
Having received a number of matters that ended up in costly litigation we have decided to point out certain risks to dog owners regarding how liabilit...
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2014-11-24
Dear Mr Lawyer, my employer is making working conditions unfavourable and I am unhappy with her management style. This cannot carry on and I want to r...
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2014-11-24
A seller’s protection under the “voetstoots” clause in a deed of sale for immovable property is not as “absolute” as some might think. It is...
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2014-11-24
A mother who has always wanted her daughter to inherit her diamond engagement ring may never get her wish if she dies without leaving a valid written ...
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2014-11-24
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