March 16, 2021

March Quiz – 7 quotes credited to 7 persons. Match the right person with each quote.

7 persons have been credited to have made the below statements. Match the right person with the correct slogan. 1. “The difference between stupidity and genius […]
March 16, 2021

Landlords: Can you cut electricity to collect arrears or evict?

A landlord battling a problem tenant may be tempted to bypass the delays and cost of legal action with some robust “self-help” action, like cutting electricity […]
March 16, 2021

New national minimum wage and earnings thresholds from 1 March 2021

1 March 2021 sees a new National Minimum Wage in place, plus an increase in the “earnings threshold” provided for in the Basic Conditions of Employment […]
March 16, 2021

Buying and selling property: Nine important questions

Buying and selling property can seem to the layperson like a complex process, fraught with arcane legal terminology and risk. Relax, help is at hand! To […]
March 16, 2021

Coffee with us: How to resolve problems in a better way

When you experience a family issue, or issues, or a business relationship goes sour, or a big dog bites your best friend in the park, you […]
February 24, 2021

Buying a property: Check the seller’s marital status!

“…a third party is expected to do more than rely upon a bold assurance by another party regarding his or her marital status” (quoted in judgment […]
February 24, 2021

Arrest and a criminal record for not wearing a mask

“7,000 people have already been arrested for not wearing masks and most of them now have criminal records” (Police Minister Bheki Cele in mid-January) We all […]
February 24, 2021

Be prepared for the cost of dying

“No matter how much you’ve been warned, Death always comes without knocking” (Margaret Atwood) No one wants to contemplate their own passing, but the reality is […]
February 24, 2021

Chris Fick & Associates February update

At Chris Fick & Associates, we aim to provide simple solutions to complex legal problems. As an extension of our focus for simplicity and putting you […]
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