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"Our law does not give automatic rights to partners in a cohabitation relationship. If they had the choice of getting married and they didn’t, the law does not come to their assistance."

Not married? You may want to Make an Appointment for a Cohabitation Agreement.

Attorneys Port Elizabeth, Johannesburg & Cape Town

Welcome to Greyvensteins Incorporated

Greyvensteins Inc is a top law firm based in Port Elizabeth, Eastern Cape, with offices in Johannesburg, Gauteng and in Cape Town, Western Cape.

We are South African lawyers (The equivalent of UK barristers) who specialise in almost every aspect of South African Law. The legal partners include corporate lawyers, labour lawyers, property lawyers and commercial lawyers. 

Greyvensteins are also Administrators of Estates. This includes the drafting of wills and the formation of trusts and the planning of estates.

We also provide specialist bespoke B-BBEE solutions and strategy for our clients.

Our legal team also provide professional Family Law Services in divorce, and Matrimonial Property Services including Antenuptial Contracts and Civil Unions, Cohabitation Agreements and Customary Marriages.

Greyvensteins Incorporated has a strong focus in Property Law & Conveyancing and are leaders in this field. With regular Property Forums and the support of the local Estate Agencies, we provide a speedy, accurate & dependable property transfer and conveyancing service for our clients, banking clients and estate agents.

A top legal firm in South Africa, Greyvensteins is B-BBEE compliant company and is a member of the Phatshoane Henny Group of Associated Firms, being the largest association of law firms and South African attorneys.

If you are looking for an attorney in Port Elizabeth, Cape Town or Johannesburg then Greyvensteins Incorporated can provide you with the most professional legal services.

Am I responsible for the previous owner's unpaid rates and taxes?

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In a much-anticipated Constitutional Court Judgment it has been ruled that new property owners are no longer expected to take responsibility for settling municipal debt incurred by previous owners of the acquired property.

The matter stemmed from a litigious battle which challenged the constitutionality of section 118(3) of the Local Government: Municipal Systems Act.

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Posted by Moya Rossouw on Friday, October 13, 2017 Views: 157


Our Conveyancing Attorneys Explain Personal & Praedial Servitude

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“I applied to my municipality to have the building plans for the extension of my garage approved. The municipality rejected my proposed extension on the grounds that it would be constructed over a servitude registered against my title deed in favour of the municipality. What is servitude? Can I have it removed?”

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Posted by Chris Nortier on Thursday, October 05, 2017 Views: 233


What we do

Areas of expertise offered by Greyvensteins Incorporated: Civil Litigation, Collections, Commercial Law, Conveyancing, Insolvency, Insurance, Notarial Practice, Divorce & Family Law.

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Who we are

Greyvensteins has a staff compliment of 98 people. Its staff has numerous years of experience in their fields and has contributed greatly to Greyvensteins being one of the top law firms in the Eastern Cape.

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We give back

The Greyvensteins Givers Gain campaign was conceived with the aim of giving back to the community and those less fortunate by joining hands in support with other like-minded individuals.

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