March 26, 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 26, 2024

Why a Notary? – Part 2

In Part 1 of this article, we looked at the roles and functions of a notary, especially their general duties. In this part, we will look […]
February 26, 2024

Why a Notary? – Part 1

Clients often ask why certain documentation must be authenticated or certified by a Notary and not by a Commissioner of Oaths. To answer this question, one […]
February 26, 2024

The Dos and Don’ts for Landlords Regarding the Rental Housing Act

In South Africa, the Rental Housing Act lays out important dos and don’ts for landlords. By adhering to these guidelines, landlords can maintain positive, lawful relationships […]
February 26, 2024

The Perils of Using Chatgpt in The South African Legal Practice

Chat Generative Pre-Trained Transformer (ChatGPT), a powerful language generation model developed by OpenAI, has garnered significant worldwide attention and utilisation across various industries and professions. In […]
February 26, 2024

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 […]
January 25, 2024

What Implications Does a Lien Have on Eviction Proceedings: Part 1.

In conflicts between property owners and tenants seeking compensation for property improvements before leaving, eviction proceedings are possible, but success depends on location and lease terms. […]
January 25, 2024

Navigating Antenuptial Agreements in South Africa: Your Questions Answered

Preparing for marriage in South Africa involves several critical decisions, one of which is the antenuptial agreement (AN). This legal document is vital for dictating the […]
January 25, 2024

The Intent to Revoke a Last Will and Testament

The Western Cape High Court recently examined whether a person had the intent to revoke their existing will. The deceased, hospitalised with COVID-19, expressed a desire […]
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