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April 8, 2016

HAVE YOU EVER DONE YOUR ESTATE PLANNING?

If you have never planned your estate, perhaps now is a good time to consider it. This will be to everyone’s benefit, as there are often […]
April 8, 2016

SOME POINTERS FOR PLANNING YOUR ESTATE

April 8, 2016

ACCEPTANCE OF ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER PAYMENT SPECIFICALLY IN SALE OF VEHICLES AND TRANSFER OF REGISTRATION ON ENATIS

Electronic Funds Transfers, better known as EFTs, have become a popular payment method in South Africa, accepted by many in lieu of cash or cheque payments. […]
March 24, 2016

POPI ACT

The Protection of Personal Information Bill, which will soon become law and is commonly referred to as POPI, seeks to regulate the processing of personal information. […]
March 24, 2016

THE LIVING WILL

Most people are familiar with a will or testament and understand the importance of having this legal declaration drafted, by which the testator nominates an executor to manage […]
March 24, 2016

COMMON LAW MARRIAGE IN SOUTH AFRICA

In South African law there is no such thing as a common law marriage. People simply believe that living together with another person for a continuous […]
March 24, 2016

SO WHEN AM I AUTHORISED TO ACT AS TRUSTEE?

The Trust Property Control Act 57 of 1988 defines a trustee as meaning “any person (including the founder of the trust) who acts as a trustee by […]
February 9, 2016

REGISTERING DEATHS AND DEATH CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS IN SOUTH AFRICA

Many South African citizens do not know the correct procedures to follow in order to register a death, or how to obtain a death certificate and […]
February 9, 2016

WHEN DOES A CLAIM PRESCRIBE?

The issue of the legal nature of a vindicatory claim and whether it gives rise to a debt that is subject to the three year extinctive […]
February 9, 2016

IS IT BENEFICIAL TO CREATE A TRUST?

A Trust can be described as a legal relationship which has been created by the founder, who places assets under the control of Trustees. This either […]
February 9, 2016

DO’S AND DON’TS OF SURETYSHIP

On 29 May 2015, in the case of Dormell Properties 282 CC v Bamberger[1], the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) set out the importance of, firstly, […]