April 24, 2024

The dos and don’ts for landlords regarding the rental housing act

In South Africa, the Rental Housing Act lays out important dos and don’ts for landlords. By adhering to these guidelines, landlords can maintain positive, lawful relationships […]
April 24, 2024

How to proceed with divorce when your spouse cannot be found

Rule 44(1) of the Uniform Rules of Court states that documents requesting a divorce or marriage annulment must be personally delivered to the person it concerns […]
April 3, 2024

Employers of domestic workers must register with COIDA

Domestic workers are now covered under the amended Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act 1993 (COIDA) (Act 130 of 1993) and can claim compensation for […]
April 3, 2024

Does my maiden name automatically change if I get married in South Africa?

Marriage is a significant milestone in one’s life, bringing with it a multitude of changes and decisions. One such decision that often arises is whether to […]
March 18, 2024

Are you using your residential property for an unauthorised or illegal purpose?

Residential homeowners must be aware of the judgment handed down by the Supreme Court of Appeal (SCA) in the case of the City of Johannesburg Metropolitan […]
March 18, 2024

Understanding your rights: Breach and penalty clauses in property agreements

When buying immovable property, the offer to purchase serves as an agreement between buyer and seller. Within this document, certain clauses demand meticulous attention from both […]
February 5, 2024

Redefining divorce rights: Section 7(3) of the divorce act struck down by the constitutional court

In a significant legal development, the Constitutional Court of South Africa, on 10 October 2023, upheld a judgment from the High Court of Pretoria, declaring Section […]
February 5, 2024

Navigating antenuptial agreements in South Africa: Your questions answered

Preparing for marriage in South Africa involves several critical decisions, one of which is the antenuptial agreement (AN). This legal document is vital for dictating the […]
January 12, 2024

Responsibility to maintain and repair foundations and boundary walls in a sectional title scheme

This article will briefly consider the definitions of common property vis-à-vis sections in terms of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 in order […]
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