April 11, 2016

CONSIDER YOUR CLAIM CAREFULLY: SOME OF THE NEED TO KNOW FACTS IN THE EVENT OF A THIRD PARTY CLAIM AGAINST THE RAF (ROAD ACCIDENT FUND)

The Road Accident Fund (hereinafter referred to as the RAF) has over the years created the assurance that public road users will be covered in the […]
April 11, 2016

INFORMAL “DECISIONS” BY HOMEOWNERS’ ASSOCIATIONS

Many homeowners’ associations have strict requirements concerning the aesthetic appearance of buildings on the estate. These include fences and other smaller additions that are not always […]
March 7, 2016

JURISDICTION OF COURTS IN MATTERS INVOLVING COMPANIES

Traditionally, and under the previous Companies Act, a company could have a principal place of business and a registered office. A company could, for instance, conduct […]
March 7, 2016

PAY YOUR LEVIES, OR ELSE…

Dear Mr LawyerI am the owner of a sectional title, and I have paid my levies every month as required, until the water started seeping through […]
March 7, 2016

SHOULD I DRAFT A WILL?

A mother who has always wanted her daughter to inherit her diamond engagement ring may never get her wish if she dies without leaving a valid […]
March 7, 2016

WHO MAY BE APPOINTED AS DIRECTOR?

Certain people are not eligible to be appointed as directors of a company. In this article we look at who is disqualified from being a director […]
February 11, 2016

USUFRUCT, USUS AND HABITATIO: WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE?

Usufruct, usus and habitatio are personal servitudes. These servitudes are sometimes considered as an estate planning tool to reduce estate duty, but testators don’t always realise […]
February 11, 2016

THE NEW SOUTH AFRICAN IMMIGRATION REGULATIONS TIGHTENS SCREWS FOR FOREIGN SPOUSES.

This article looks at the New South African Immigration Regulations that came into effect on 26 May 2014 and how it affects a spouse attempting to […]
February 11, 2016

SUCCESSION PLANNING

Owning a business requires careful succession planning and is part of your estate planning as you have to determine who will succeed you, or who will […]
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