Before you say "I do" Marriage is not only an important decision affecting your personal relationship; it also has certain legal and other implications. Therefore, it would be to your benefit to consider the following: If you get married without entering into an ante-nuptial contract (‘ANC’), in terms of South African law, you will [...]
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Many people are unfamiliar or confused by the process of transferring ownership of immovable property from one person to another. This confusion stems from a distinction in South African law between movable and immovable property. To make transfer of ownership of immovable property legal, it must be registered in the Deeds Office serving the area [...]
I f you have an existing will, then you may need to review the terms thereof when your personal circumstances change, for example, when you get married or have children. It can safely be argued that a will is only as good as the person who drafted it. Consider, for instance, this clause from [...]
T things to consider when working with a lease agreement: As a legal firm dealing with property related matters on a daily basis, we can tell you that one of the most common causes of legal disputes are lease agreements. The dispute usually arises because the agreement is poorly drafted, which results in the [...]
F irstly in order to understand what we are referring to it is best we distinguish two different insurances that refer to landlords insurance. Buy to let insurance: Landlords insurance is usually referred to as a buy to let insurance however this is a type of landlord insurance. This is usually for one property that is covered by a [...]
If a suppliers' services fails to comply with the standards contemplated in the Consumer Protection Act, you have a right, in terms of the act, to demand that the supplier refund you or that he remedies the defect. In our previous post we attempted to provide a basic outline for who qualifies for protection [...]
The enactment of the Consumer Protection Act, 68 of 2008, (“the Act”) has allowed for the levelling of the market’s playing field by forcing suppliers, retailers, and service providers to comply with various rules and regulations. The catch is that you can only enforce these rules if you are deemed a “consumer” in terms of [...]