COVID-19 – IMPLEMENTATION OF LOCKDOWN MEASURES

Dear Valued Client Last night our president, Cyril Ramaphosa, declared a 21 day lockdown period as a precautionary measure towards flattening the curve of the spread of the COVID-19 virus. We received word this morning that the court services have been designated as...

THE ABSOLUTE RIGHT TO INHERIT

Private wills are untouchable – as long as you are not financially responsible for minor children, you can pass on your assets or disinherit whomever you choose. But what if discrimination on grounds of being female, or adopted, excludes children in a family from what...

SECTIONAL TITLE MINE FIELD

Owning a property in a sectional title scheme can be a mine field. You would think that this new flat or townhouse now belongs to you – your name is on the title deed, after all – and you can do with it as you please. Not so. In a recent court case* the facts were as...