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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In terms of the City Council’s By-Laws, an owner of immovable property must be in possession of approved updated Building plans for the property.  An owner must be able to deliver such plans to a purchaser when requested to do so. The fact that the Deed of Sale does not stipulate that the Seller will…

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Were you at the wrong place at the wrong time and have been arrested unlawfully? And now you want to claim damages! In the COVID-19 pandemic, unfortunately the police are over reaching their authority and must, ultimately, be held accountable for their actions. An arrest is unlawful if the police officer has made the arrest…

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