March 22, 2024

The ABCs of lease agreements in South Africa

Navigating the world of lease agreements can be complex and fraught with potential pitfalls. In South Africa, these agreements are an essential tool for establishing clear […]
March 22, 2024

Can you inherit from someone you have merely been living with?

In South Africa, the number of couples who are permanently living together in life partnerships is increasing every year. What are the consequences that would ensue […]
March 22, 2024

Understanding your Rights: Breach and penalty clauses in property agreements

When buying immovable property, the offer to purchase serves as an agreement between buyer and seller. Within this document, certain clauses demand meticulous attention from both […]
December 14, 2023

Neighbourly disputes: Legal solutions in South Africa

Disputes with neighbours can be challenging, often requiring tactful and legal approaches to resolve them effectively. In South Africa, these disputes can range from noise complaints […]
December 14, 2023

The pivotal role of technology in e-conveyancing

Legal conveyancing is a crucial aspect of property transactions in South Africa. It involves the transfer of property ownership from one party to another, and historically, […]
November 1, 2023

Can you change your marital regime after marriage?

A marital regime determines how parties’ assets will be managed and divided during their marriage and in the event of divorce or death. Changing the marital […]
November 1, 2023

Intending to buy a state-funded house? Here’s what you need to know

The Constitution of South Africa enshrines the right of everyone to have access to adequate housing. This places a mandatory duty on the state to achieve […]
August 25, 2023

Estate planning in South Africa: Essential questions answered

Estate planning is a critical part of financial planning, yet it often gets overlooked. This process involves drafting a will, assigning assets to beneficiaries, and understanding […]
August 25, 2023

Responsibility to maintain and repair foundations and boundary walls in a Sectional Title Scheme

This article will briefly consider the definitions of common property vis-à-vis sections in terms of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act 8 of 2011 in order […]
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