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POSTNUPTIAL NIGHTMARES WITH ANTENUPTIAL CONTRACTS

An ante-nuptial contract (Also called a prenuptial contract) is concluded to ensure the security of the assets that the couple brings to the marriage. That being said, ensuring that it is executed correctly is something that all individuals need to be made aware of. Types of Marriages in South Africa As you may be aware, […]

PROFESSIONAL NEGLIGENCE & MEDICAL MALPRACTICE

Medical negligence and malpractice is an act or omission by a health care provider that causes either emotional or physical harm to a patient when he/she deviates from accepted standards of practice in the medical community. Medical malpractice is professional negligence from the doctor or surgeon’s side in their failure to exercise the expected degree […]

THE IMPORTANCE OF A PROPERLY WORDED BOND CLAUSE IN AN OFFER TO PURCHASE

The High Court Case of Phepeng and Another v Estate Late Ame Combrinck and Others (2017(4) 266(FB)) provides a good example of how important it is to ensure that an Offer to Purchase is drafted in a professional manner to ensure that the Offer records the terms agreed upon without any room for ambiguity. Clauses […]

THE PROXI SMART MODEL AND CONVEYANCING

Marlise Hoops Why should conveyancing work be reserved for qualified conveyancers? A conveyancer is a duly qualified and admitted attorney who passed an additional Conveyancing exam and was formally admitted as a Conveyancer in the High Court. Therefore he/she has knowledge of the full scope of the law with the result that they can deal […]

INTEREST TO BE CHARGED ON A LOAN TO A TRUST

Rohan Greyvenstein As from 1 March 2017 S7C of the Taxation Laws Amendment Act will come into effect. There will be some important changes which will come into effect. S7C will apply to any loan, advance or credit provided directly or indirectly to the trust by certain persons. The persons referred to are any natural […]

Property Practitioner Updates Post

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