March 4, 2019

CHOOSING GUARDIANS FOR YOUR MINOR CHILDREN

My husband and I have two minor children. I am concerned about who will look after our children in the event of my husband and I passing away at the […]
February 7, 2019

WHY IS IT IMPORTANT TO DEAL WITH COLLATION IN YOUR WILL?

The South Africa common law presumption of collation (collatio bonorum) is alive and well. This presumption is rooted in the belief that a testator or testatrix intended that there should […]
February 6, 2019

DEMOLITION: THE RISK OF HAVING BUILDINGS OR STRUCTURES WITHOUT APPROVED BUILDING PLANS

The risks involved in building on the property without approved building plans for the structures came to the forefront again in the Pietermaritzburg, Kwazulu-Natal Division High Court case of Hibiscus […]
February 6, 2019

ABSOLUTION FROM THE INSTANCE

Absolution from the instance may be granted at the end of the plaintiff’s case, if the plaintiff has failed to adduce sufficient evidence upon which a reasonable court might grant […]
February 6, 2019

POPI AND YOUR PAYROLL

The requirements of the POPI Act stipulates that an entity is required to take reasonable measures of a technical, as well as organisational nature, to ensure the adequate safeguarding of […]