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November 5, 2015

ANTENUPTIAL CONTRACTS: WHAT HAPPENS IF A CONTRACT IS NOT REGISTERED?

In South African law, if you get married without having entered into an Antenuptial Contract before the wedding, you are automatically married IN COMMUNITY OF PROPERTY. […]
October 5, 2015

PROPERTY FOCUS – Betty’s Bay Property: 4217 sq metres

Our client, Mr André Pilz, has been travelling through Africa on his bicycle since April 2013. To date he has done 15 000 km and is currently in […]
October 5, 2015

AIM MEDIATION CAFÉ

AIM hosted Dr Panos Lazanas at a Mediation Café on 30 September 2015 at The Cape Town Club Town. The presentation and discussion was on: What […]
October 5, 2015

NO MONEY TO SUE? CONSIDER CONTINGENCY FEES

If you think you have a good legal case but can’t afford to pursue it, the Contingency Fees Act may have some good news for you.  […]
October 5, 2015

PROPERTY OWNERS: MANAGE YOUR RISK OF BEING SUED

What happens if someone is injured or killed, or suffers some other form of loss on your property?  Three recent court cases highlight your risk of […]
September 7, 2015

LANDLORDS – KNOW YOUR RIGHTS IN BUSINESS RESCUE

Our business rescue legislation aims to save, wherever possible, any company in financial difficulty from total collapse and liquidation. So for example the BRP (Business Rescue […]
September 7, 2015

BUYING AND SELLING PROPERTY: THE BOND CLAUSE BLUES, AND HOW TO BEAT THEM

“Men keep agreements when it is to the advantage of neither to break them” (Solon, Athenian lawgiver c. 638 BC – 559 BC) Here’s the story […]
September 7, 2015

WRITE YOUR WILL TODAY! FOUR GOOD REASONS TO DO IT NOW

“We used to terrorize our babysitters when I was little, except for my grandfather because he used to read to us from his will” (comic Janine […]
August 5, 2015

BOUNDARY WARS: WHAT TO DO WITH AN ENCROACHING NEIGHBOUR

“Good fences make good neighbours” (Robert Frost – Mending Wall 1919) When you find out that the fence/wall/house your neighbour is building, or has built, is […]
August 5, 2015

GARNISHEE ORDERS: ARE 2 MILLION OF THEM NOW INVALID?

An action plan for employers, creditors and debtors. “The ability of people to earn an income and support themselves and their families is central to the […]
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