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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 […]
February 5, 2014

PROPERTY: TROUBLE WITH TRUSTS

“The best time to buy a home is always five years ago” (Ray Brown)  Whether or not 2014 lives up to the forecasts of accelerating strength […]
February 5, 2014

BUSINESS BUYERS: DON’T DROP THIS BALL!

Before you buy any business, its goodwill or its assets, take legal advice as to whether or not the sale must first be advertised in terms […]
February 5, 2014

A TOP-DOWN LOOK AT USUFRUCT

Whether planning your estate, or accommodating your parents or children; usufruct is a useful tool for giving someone possession without having to give them ownership. Usufruct, […]
January 14, 2014

PROPERTY BUYERS: A R25m CAUTIONARY TALE

Property can be a great investment.  Just be sure to do your homework, and seek professional advice, before you buy. The R25 million damages claim Take […]
January 14, 2014

TENANT AND LANDLORD: WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS?

Sandra would like to move into her own place but like many people she is unsure what a lease is and what responsibilities it will place […]
January 14, 2014

SALE OF IMMOVABLE PROPERTY AND THE NATIONAL CREDIT ACT

It often happens during a sale of immovable property that the parties agree to a deferred payment of the purchase price. The purchaser will then pay […]
January 14, 2014

SLOW DOWN THERE, SPEEDY

It’s a classic scenario: Mandie is cruising along at 31 km/h over the speed limit in an attempt to keep up with the rest of the […]
December 3, 2013

BUSINESS RESCUE: ARE SURETIES AT RISK?

“With surety stronger than Achilles’ arm” (Shakespeare) Creditors of a company in business rescue can, per a recent High Court decision, still sue the sureties.  Although […]
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