January 31, 2018

CONFLICTING STATEMENTS IN COURT

With the number of videos being leaked on social media, regarding situations of assault, defamation and hate speech, it becomes that much easier for the defendant to be found guilty […]
January 31, 2018

HOW TO EVICT AN ILLEGAL TENANT

Landlords who have tenants that they believe are occupying their premises illegally may not forcefully remove such tenants. The Prevention of Illegal Eviction from and Unlawful Occupation of Land Act […]
December 14, 2017

CLAIMING MAINTENANCE FROM PARENTS LIVING IN FOREIGN COUNTRIES

A major concern many parents have revolves around the existence of maintenance orders from a South African court which requires enforcement against a non-compliant person who resides in a foreign […]
December 14, 2017

WHAT HAPPENS AFTER SOMEONE IS ARRESTED FOR A CRIME?

        Arrest is one of the lawful methods of securing the attendance of an accused person in court. It is also the most drastic method. Section 38 […]
December 14, 2017

THE COMMUNITY SCHEMES OMBUD SERVICE ACT 9 OF 2011 (“CSOSA”)

The CSOSA came into operation on 7 October 2016. One of the main purposes of CSOSA is to provide for a mechanism that can facilitate dispute resolution for community schemes. […]