March 5, 2018

Maintenance defaulters – No place to hide

Obtaining a maintenance order for the support of yourself and/or your children is all very well, but what if you are dealing with an “Artful Dodger” […]
March 5, 2018

Wills and Estates: Cost of dying rises with Master’s fees increase

If you are inheriting from someone who passed away on or after 1 January 2018, don’t blame the estate’s executor for one substantially-increased cost you may […]
March 5, 2018

Can you still sell as is? CPA v the voetstoots clause

Both sellers and buyers (of anything – houses, cars, you name it) need to understand how the CPA (Consumer Protection Act) has impacted on the very […]
March 5, 2018

Attorneys selling properties – Meet our property marketing team:

In addition to our specialised services in conveyancing, our practice has expanded our property law services to include the marketing and selling of our clients’ properties. […]
March 5, 2018

Be smart. Trust your attorney to sell your property.

For most people, buying a home may well be the biggest single investment any person will ever make. No one should ever take a risk with […]
February 5, 2018

Employees be warned! A conflict of interest can get you dismissed

 “Honesty is the best policy” (Benjamin Franklin) Employees have a general duty to act loyally, honestly and in their employers’ best interests, and amongst other things […]
February 5, 2018

Security Estates: Are your rules enforceable?

“It is well established that contractual provisions are against public policy ‘… if there is a probability that unconscionable, immoral or illegal conduct will result from […]
February 5, 2018

Don’t lose your claim to prescription – Know the law!

 “Ignorantia iuris nocet” (old Roman proverb meaning “Not knowing the law is harmful”) Most of us know how important it is to sue our debtors well […]
February 5, 2018

Trustees: Your risk of personal liability in property sales

Firstly, a warning to anyone selling or buying property to/from a trust – have your lawyer check upfront that you are adequately protected by the terms […]
January 12, 2018

Sellers and Landlords: Using an unregistered Estate Agent

With media reports suggesting that up to 50,000 agents may be operating without the required Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC).  The real figure is likely to be […]
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