Litigation

May 5, 2022

WHAT TO DO WHEN INJURED BY A DOMESTIC ANIMAL

Having a domesticated animal, such as a dog or horse, can be a great source of joy for its owner. However, such domesticated animals come with a lot […]
May 5, 2022

THE ROLE OF KNOWLEDGE IN PRESCRIPTION

The Constitutional Court in the matter of Mtokonya v Minister of Police [2017] ZACC 33 dealt with the issue of extinctive prescription, in particular regarding whether section 12(3) of the Act […]
October 5, 2020

DISSECTING MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Consult: Firstly, it is highly recommended that you consult a personal injury attorney who specialises in medical malpractice claims. The attorney assists in determining the validity of the claim and advises on what […]
August 27, 2018

CAN THE POLICE SEARCH A PERSON WITHOUT A WARRANT OF ARREST?

This article focuses on primarily whether the police may search a person without a warrant of arrest. On the face of it, it would appear that […]
June 11, 2018

TRUST LITIGATION: WHO DECIDES WHAT?

This article deals with the questions of who can institute litigation on behalf of a trust, as well as with the question of how jurisdiction is […]
October 17, 2016

HOW CAN I LAWFULLY EVICT MY TENANT?

You’ve discovered that the tenant renting your apartment has damaged several appliances, including the floor tiles due to irresponsible behaviour. Therefore, you have decided to terminate […]
February 16, 2016

CAN SOMEBODY TAKE THE LAW INTO HIS/HER OWN HANDS?

The mandament van spolie is a summary remedy, usually issued upon urgent application, aimed at restoring control of property to the applicant from whom it was […]
June 18, 2015

DIFFERENCES BETWEEN THE DOMESTIC VIOLENCE ACT AND THE HARASSMENT ACT

There are people who suffer emotional and physical abuse on a daily basis but are not quite sure what they can do to prevent it. There […]
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