DYING HAS BECOME MORE EXPENSIVE

The fees payable to the Master of the High Court in deceased estates, has increased from 1 January 2018. Previously, the maximum amount due to the Master, was R600.00. Now, the maximum amount will be R7000.00. If the value of your estate at the time of death is...

IS INTERNET A BASIC HUMAN RIGHT?

Martin van Staden wrote in a De Rebus article that, insofar as the liberty of the individual is concerned, internet access is certainly a  human right. However, for a human right to be of a “human” nature, it must be a universal human right. In other words, it must be...

THINK BEFORE YOU EMOJI

Tshepo Confidence Mashile, an attorney from Mkhonto & Ngwenya Attorneys wrote an excellent article in the attorneys’ magazine on using emoji and how using an emoji can actually land you in court. He says: “Emoji are the language of our online era, the thumbs-up to...