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March 12, 2020

Watch what you say on WhatsApp – The case of the R20m lottery win and the R1m “offer”

WhatsApp comes with a host of business and personal benefits, and its use is growing exponentially here as in the rest of the world. Which brings […]
March 12, 2020

Running a business in a residential area – Check your zoning first!

You decide to open a home business, or perhaps you are about to buy a house in order to run a business from it. You apply […]
March 12, 2020

New deal for children with foreign parents born in South Africa

The Constitutional Court recently ruled that children born in South Africa to foreign parents qualify for South African citizenship in terms of Section 2 of the […]
February 10, 2020

Can you sue a bad investment advisor? It depends…

If you want to send shivers down the spine of any investor, mention “Steinhoff”, or “Sharemax”, or any one of the many other spectacular corporate collapses […]
February 10, 2020

Employees: Your new rights to Paternity and Parental Leave

It has taken over a year of confusion and delay around when new changes will be implemented, but finally your extended rights to parental leave and […]
February 10, 2020

Does an expired lease automatically continue month-to-month? At what rental?

Your residential fixed-term lease expires but for whatever reason you don’t sign a new one. Nor does the lease say anything about what will happen on […]
February 10, 2020

Signing a Will by making a mark

In a recent matter a Will, signed by the testatrix by means of affixing her fingerprint on the document, was not accepted by the Master of […]
January 22, 2020

January is “Divorce Month”: Beware the dangers of DIY

The festivities are over, the bills are coming in and everyone is returning to reality. Couples who for most of the year only have to live […]
January 22, 2020

Your written contract should cover everything – No oral evidence allowed!

Here’s another warning from our courts to make sure that all your contracts are properly drawn to reflect both accurately and fully what you have agreed […]
January 22, 2020

Must you pay tax on your rental income?

Letting out property can give you an excellent “annuity” income, and if that concept appeals to you and a buy-to-let property comes your way at the […]
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