September 10, 2018

IS THE ROUWKOOP CLAUSE THE EQUIVALENT OF A PENALTY CLAUSE?

Rouwkoop is a common law concept that can be directly translated as “rue bargain”. If a rouwkoop clause is included in a contract the parties agree that either party or […]
September 10, 2018

THE POSSIBILITY OF TERMINATING A SURROGATE AGREEMENT

Partial surrogacy agreements allow for the surrogate mother to terminate the agreement within 60 days after giving birth to the child. This article looks at the different outcomes surrogacy agreements […]
September 10, 2018

BAIL IN SOUTH AFRICA

In any court case when a person is arrested, the accused person remains to be presumed not guilty until the court finds such person guilty. In our law no one […]
August 21, 2018

THE DIFFICULTIES IN RELOCATING A CHILD OF DIVORCED PARENTS

I have divorced my husband and I am now the primary caregiver of our minor child. I received a job offer in another country and I would really like to […]
August 2, 2018

WHEN CAN THE MUNICIPALITY DISCONNECT MY WATER AND ELECTRICITY?

The municipality is the place where most, if not all, services are monitored for their availability to a property, and it is the very place that may cut off the […]