April 4, 2018

CANCELLING A CONTRACT? THE DO’S AND DONT’S TO CONSIDER!

Every person, whether an individual or a juristic person, will find themselves in a situation where they will want to terminate a contract. The aim of this article is to […]
April 4, 2018

THE OBLIGATION TO AVOID A DANGEROUS SITUATION ARISING ON PROPERTY

As noted in a previous newsletter, a property owner is obliged to take reasonable precautions to avoid the possibility that other people may be injured or suffer damages as a […]
March 12, 2018

THE RIGHTS OF A DOMESTIC PARTNERSHIP

Domestic partnerships, also known as cohabitation relationships, are becoming more common in our modern day society, and it therefore becomes ever more important for parties to understand the different legal […]
March 2, 2018

SPANKING YOUR CHILD IS ILLEGAL IN SOUTH AFRICA

The South Gauteng High Court ruled that the common law defence of reasonable chastisement is not in line with the Constitution and no longer applies in our law. This means […]
March 2, 2018

WHAT ARE PARENTAL RIGHTS AND RESPONSIBILITIES?

The rights and responsibilities of a parent is set out in the Children’s Act 38 of 2008 (the “Children’s Act”) and can be defined as a complex set of rights, […]