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ANTE-NUPTIAL CONTRACTS

In South Africa there are 3 different types of marriage regimes: In Community of PropertyWith this regime the spouses share…

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BURDEN SWART & BOTHA ATTORNEYS DO BASIC WILLS FOR FREE – ALL YEAR ROUND!

(Not just during this National Wills Week) So, during lockdown, you’ve cleaned the house, re-packed all your cupboards, and have…

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CAN A COMPANY’S DIRECTOR BE HELD LIABLE FOR COMPANY DEBT?

As a director of a company, you will be held liable in terms of the Company’s Act.    As the Company’s…

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How long do I have to DEFEND a SUMMONS?

By Lloyd Wegerlé Once you have received a summons, in terms of the Magistrate Court rules and the High Court…

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CAN A PROPERTY TRANSFER PROCEED EVEN IF THERE IS A SHORTFALL ON THE TRANSACTION?

The financial consequences of COVID-19 have had a severe impact on the whole South Africa. Many employees were retrenched, temporarily…

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HOW DO I CLAIM MAINTENANCE OR KEEP CONTACT WITH MY MINOR KIDS, AFTER DIVORCE?

MAINTENANCE APPLICATIONS We assist fathers and mothers of children to claim maintenance from the other biological parent; We assist people…

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What does DOMESTIC VIOLENCE mean?

The Domestic Violence Act covers:
– Physical violence
– Economical abuse
– Emotional abuse

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HOW TO OBTAIN A PERMIT TO TRANSPORT A MINOR CHILD ACROSS PROVINCES DURING THE NATIONAL LOCKDOWN

Divorces happen every day and most of the time a minor child or children are caught in between. In most…

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Do I have to provide BUILDING PLANS when I sell my house?

In terms of the City Council’s By-Laws, an owner of immovable property must be in possession of approved updated Building…

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Arrested Unlawfully?

Were you at the wrong place at the wrong time and have been arrested unlawfully? And now you want to…

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BURDEN SWART & BOTHA INC. ATTORNEYS LIVE BY THE PROMISE TO OFFER CLIENTS SERVICE EXCELLENCE.

WE ARE AN ALL-FEMALE POWER TEAM SITUATED IN PRETORIA EAST, SPECIALIZING IN: general litigation debt collection commercial conveyancing road accident…

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FOR HOW LONG IS A CERTIFICATE OF ELECTRICAL COMPLIANCE VALID?

In terms of the Health and Safety Act, an owner of a property must be in possession of a valid…

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