June 8, 2017

Cancelling a lease agreement early

If you want to end your lease contract early, this can only be done “in situations where the Consumer Protection Act or Rental Housing Act apply” – or if there’s […]
June 8, 2017

Sectional Titles: What is the Role of the Body Corporate?

When it comes to sectional title schemes, there is still widespread misunderstanding of even the basics, starting with the body corporate and how it is established, as well as what […]
May 15, 2017

Forms of Business Enterprise

INTRODUCTION There are various types of business enterprises to choose from when setting up a business in South Africa. The decision as to which vehicle will be the most appropriate […]
May 15, 2017

Adopting a child in South Africa

Adoption is the legal act of permanently placing a child with a parent or parents other than the child’s birth mother or father. A legal adoption order ends the parental […]
May 15, 2017

Property Servitudes

PROPERTY SERVITUDES Source: South African Property Practice and the Law HJ Delport Juta service 20, 2014   A servitude is a right which one person has over the immovable property […]