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November 17, 2020

Q & A : Trusts

Can anyone register a trust? Yes, but it is a costly and administratively complicated process and it is therefore not suited for every individual.  In the […]
November 17, 2020

To rent or not to rent

The property market has been labelled a buyer’s market for most of 2020. Even though this year has proven to be disastrous in many respects, many factors have been beneficial for property […]
November 17, 2020

To Our Clients

It is easy to tell when we get close to the end of the year as the November rush starts. During this time clients realise that […]
October 15, 2020

Make sure your property flip does not flop

During Season 4 of Modern Family, viewers sat in stitches watching as Cam and Claire tried their luck in house flipping, where a property is bought with the sole purpose of improving it […]
October 15, 2020

Eviction and the lockdown

The Lockdown has resulted in various rental disputes between landlords and tenants. These disputes include tenants not paying rent as a result of inadequate or no […]
September 10, 2020

Keep calm and avoid reposession of your house

In South Africa it is a real risk that your house will be repossessed by financial institutions and sold on auction if you continuously default on […]
September 10, 2020

The importance of witnesses when signing a will

I gave instructions to my attorney to prepare a Will for me as my most recent Will no longer reflected my wishes. My attorney emailed the Will to me with clear instructions as […]
September 10, 2020

Spring is in the air and opportunities are blooming!

Spring normally marks the end of winter and represent renewal and new beginnings. As we enter the “new normal” and different ways of doing business we […]
August 7, 2020

Does the Disaster Tax Relief Administration Bill offer real relief?

The last few months have been extremely tough for small business owners as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic, and various lockdown measures that have created a challenging trading […]
August 7, 2020

7 Things to know before signing an offer to purchase for a property

It is always exciting for prospective buyers to start house hunting and find that perfect property or dream home. However, signing to purchase a property is […]
July 15, 2020

Working from home can work for you

As the old adage goes, change is as good as a holiday. But the way that the novel coronavirus has shaken up the world we live […]
July 15, 2020

What you need to know if you can’t find your title deed

– by Natasha Davidtz The Department of Rural Development and Land Reform issued Regulations bringing about an amendment to Regulation 68 of the Deeds Registries Act, […]
June 17, 2020

Questions to consider during the reporting of an estate

How do I report an estate to the Master?     A deceased estate comes into existence when a person dies leaving property or a Will or a document which […]
June 17, 2020

What is next for struggling businesses?

South Africa has been experiencing very slow economic growth and international rating agencies have subsequently downgraded South Africa’s investment outlook to “junk status”. This, and a […]
May 14, 2020

Moving residence during the lockdown – Heinrich Theunissen

On Thursday 07 May 2020 the Minister of Cooperative Government and Traditional Affairs issued directions in terms of section 27(2)(f) of the Disaster Management Act, 2002 […]
May 14, 2020

Should I participate in a Stokvel?

People the world over are fascinated by any “get rich quick” scheme and South Africans are no exception. With COVID-19 taking its toll on desperate South […]
May 14, 2020

Parental rights during the lockdown

On 23 March 2020, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced a nationwide 21-day lockdown, which was extended by a further two weeks on 9 April 2020.On 30 March […]
May 14, 2020

Ensuring certainty amid uncertainty

The last few weeks have seen huge changes in the way we live our lives. The demand for wills has surged during the COVID-19 pandemic, which […]
April 24, 2020

Lockdown Tips: Simple steps to take control of your finances

The COVID-19 pandemic has spread across the globe and left economic destruction in its path. Now, more than ever, it is of utmost importance to take […]
April 24, 2020

Divorce proceedings during lockdown

Unfortunately, during the lockdown period only urgent matters arising from the activities associated with disaster management will be attended to.All is however not at a deadlock […]

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