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May 12, 2014

PERSONNEL NEWS: MC COETZER

MC Coetzer is our chief litigation attorney, also specialising in commercial contracts and mediation. MC started with us at Chris Fick and Associates in 2006. He […]
April 1, 2014

YOUR CAR: WASHED, WAXED AND STOLEN. CAN YOU SUE?

You leave your precious car for a wax and polish at a car wash, and a thief steals it. Can you sue the car wash for […]
April 1, 2014

RATES CLEARANCE: A NEW RISK FOR BUYERS?

Property buyers need to be aware of, and protect themselves against, a possible new risk. In a nutshell, you cannot take transfer of a property until […]
April 1, 2014

YOU, YOUR NEIGHBOUR, AND YOUR (SUDDENLY STRONGER) DEMOLITION REMEDY

Yet another court decision – this time in the High Court – underlines the growing readiness of courts to order demolition of any building work carried […]
April 1, 2014

ARREAR MAINTENANCE: MUST YOU CHOOSE YOUR WEAPON?

“A maintenance order is granted to protect the vulnerable and ensure their support… the law seeks to promote an effective and accessible maintenance scheme … An […]
March 5, 2014

YOUR MARRIAGE: WILL FOREIGN LAWS APPLY?

As pointed out in our November 2013 issue, a vital first step in planning your marriage is to choose which “marital regime” will apply to it […]
March 5, 2014

THE DEVELOPER, THE UPMARKET GOLF ESTATE, AND THE “ADEQUATE” CLUBHOUSE

“Golf is a game whose aim is to hit a very small ball into an even smaller hole, with weapons singularly ill-designed for the purpose” (Winston […]
March 5, 2014

RUNNING AWAY TO JOIN THE CIRCUS

Recent regulations framed to give effect to the Immigration Amendment Acts, have many South Africans wondering whether someone dozed off and misunderstood what Mr Frost was […]
March 5, 2014

DESCRIBING MARITAL STATUS

When last did you fill in a form that didn`t ask you your marital status? It is important for most contracts that you disclose the property […]
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