March 2, 2018

THE BASICS OF ESTATE DUTY

When a person dies, they leave behind an estate which includes everything they own. Estate Duty is payable on the estate of every person who dies and whose nett estate is in […]
March 2, 2018

COMMON LAW RESTRICTIONS ON IMMOVABLE PROPERTY AND THE EFFECT OF THE LAW OF NEIGHBOURS

Although an owner has complete and absolute control over his property, he must exercise this control with due consideration to the interests of other persons. The law of neighbours places […]
February 2, 2018

THE DROUGHT AFFECTS US ALL

The slogan “Day Zero” is being used to describe the day that Cape Town potentially runs out of water. Day Zero is closer than ever and may even occur sooner […]
January 31, 2018

WHEN DOES PRESCRIPTION OF A DEBT START?

Debt does not last forever, after a period of time it prescribes and becomes invalid. Prescribed debt can be explained as old debt that has not been acknowledged over a […]
January 31, 2018

PLANNING YOUR ESTATE AS NEWLYWEDS

For newlyweds, one of the most important tasks to attend to is estate planning. The estate planning will depend on what the couple wants and what form of marriage they […]