In South Africa there are 3 different types of marriage regimes: In Community of PropertyWith this regime the spouses share liabilities equally, as well as the assets of the joint estate. This regime does not afford the spouses protection against creditors as there is only one joint estate. Out of Community of Property with the…

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As a director of a company, you will be held liable in terms of the Company’s Act.    As the Company’s Act permits the court to disregard the juristic personality of a company as a legal entity and thus pierce the corporate vail. If the court finds that any use of the company, any act by,…

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By Lloyd Wegerlé Once you have received a summons, in terms of the Magistrate Court rules and the High Court rules, you have 10 working days to defend the summons. Should you fail to defend it, the party can apply for default judgement, which will result in judgement against your name. Same will be noted…

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MAINTENANCE APPLICATIONS We assist fathers and mothers of children to claim maintenance from the other biological parent; We assist people to claim maintenance from former spouses; We assist with applications where the children are raised by a grandmother or grandfather to claim maintenance from the biological parents; We assist elderly people that cannot maintain themselves…

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What you should know before applying for a homeloan. The Covid 19 pandemic has drastically changed the landscape of the property market. We’ve seen many an investor come into financial distress due to non-payment of rental by tenants affected. Those tenants remaining in the units, with difficult recourse to evict, on account of the nationwide…

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RETRENCHMENT DURING LOCKDOWN – “a drastic measure taken by the employer when everything else fail” The pronouncement of COVID-19 as a pandemic by the World Health Organisation, followed by the announcement of a national lockdown by President Cyril Ramaphosa, has brought about a new dawn in our economy, characterized by fear and insecurity on both…

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In these uncertain times a lot of people are getting a reduced salary or no salary at all. This means that a lot of people will not be able to meet all of their obligations, more specifically pay their rent. This can be very frustrating to the landlords and they might want to take action…

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