Tag: Legal

Your festive budget

Your festive budget

Your December/January budget – essentials, extras and everything in between. Having extra cash in the bank at this time of year is essential. Whether its savings you’ve put away […]

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Your guide to gun ownership

Your guide to gun ownership

Laws and regulations are essential for the safe handling and use of firearms. With another mass US shooting making headlines over the last month, South Africa’s gun laws have […]

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What is power of attorney?

What is power of attorney?

A power of attorney gives a nominated person the right to act on your behalf in legal matters. There are many instances where you may need to sign a […]

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The law about schooling

The law about schooling

What do you know about the legal requirements for school attendance in South Africa? When Tumi and Michael’s son was born, they didn’t realise just how quickly time would […]

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Power of attorney for elderly relatives

Power of attorney for elderly relatives

We look at the legal side of obtaining a power of attorney for an elderly relative Caring for an elderly parent or other senior relative is a serious commitment. […]

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Love and the law

Love and the law

What the law says about relationships and the legal rights of partners. When Sipho* asked Kasey* to move in with him, she was thrilled. Their relationship progressed and later, […]

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Legal responsibilities of dads

Legal responsibilities of dads

As you celebrate fatherhood on Father’s Day this June, take a moment to consider what this really means. You might not be married to your child’s mother – or […]

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Child maintenance

Child maintenance

Who must assist financially with a child and how is child maintenance paid? As the primary caregiver of a child, you do not need to contribute to the child’s […]

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Contracts: what you need to know

Contracts: what you need to know

Before you sign any contract, read the fine print and know what you are signing. A contract is a legal and binding agreement entered into by various parties. The […]

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Death: the details

Death: the details

Coping with the grief of losing a loved one; picking up the pieces and arranging a funeral is not easy. One of the most traumatic and stressful events we […]

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Debt counselling and the law

Debt counselling and the law

The National Credit Act (NCA) came into effect in 2007 and with it came the introduction of debt counselling; a process South Africans can follow if they cannot meet […]

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Buying a house – 9 things to consider

Buying a house – 9 things to consider

Do you want to buy a house, but you’re not sure what the process entails? We break it down. If you are ready to buy your first home, you […]

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