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June 11, 2020

DOES FORCE MAJEURE APPLY DURING COVID-19

Common Law position – in absence of a “force majeure” clause A force majeure is an act of God or man (such as a war, strike, […]
June 11, 2020

ASSISTANCE FOR VICTIMS OF DOMESTIC ABUSE

Domestic violence in its various forms has always been a problem of epic proportions and even more so in a time where the COVID-19 Coronavirus has […]
June 11, 2020

THE FULL ACCRUAL OF AN ESTATE DURING A DIVORCE

In the case of CM v EM it was held in the Supreme Court of Appeal of South Africa (“SCA”), case number 10861/2018, that: “The value of the […]
June 11, 2020

IS IT TIME TO SAY GOODBYE TO YOUR BUSINESS?

South Africa has been experiencing very slow economic growth and international rating agencies have subsequently downgraded South Africa’s investment outlook to “junk status”. This, and a […]
April 28, 2020

CLAIMING CHILD MAINTENANCE FROM AN INHERITANCE

Ensuring their children are cared for when they pass away is one of the primary reasons people draw up a will. But what happens when the […]
April 28, 2020

WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS WHEN IT COMES TO FORCED COVID-19 TESTING?

As the COVID-19 pandemic is spreading across the globe, Minister of Health, Zweli Mkhize has expressed his concern that there is not enough testing being done […]
April 28, 2020

WHEN CONTRACT BREACH IS OUT OF YOUR CONTROL

The novel coronavirus, also known as COVID-19, has caused major disruptions worldwide since its outbreak in December 2019 in Wuhan, China. The virus has also recently […]
April 28, 2020

WHAT HAPPENS WHEN MY EMPLOYER GOES BANKRUPT?

In the light of the grave impact that the Coronavirus (COVID-19) has on the global economy and the brutal reality that businesses and companies might not […]
January 15, 2020

IS AN E-WILL VALID IN SOUTH AFRICA?

In terms of South African law, for a will to be accepted as valid by the Master of the High Court (a statutory body to which […]