Entries by marlene

Prospective Purchasers – Beware!

We are often requested to advise prospective purchasers, as to the risks involved when purchasing a property where the municipal rates and taxes are in arrears for a period of more than two years. Section 118 of the Municipal Systems Act provides for the issuing of a clearance certificate, without which no property can be […]

Protection from Harassment Act, 2011

Highly anticipated and long overdue, April 2013 at very last saw the Protection from Harassment Act of 2011 come into operation to provide a vast protection for a range of common law infringements and acts of harassment against the rights of persons and children, who are not family or in a “family relationship” to one […]

Can anyone be a Google lawyer?

Every so often I meet a client who clearly has made the effort to study his case, has considered the merits of his case and has gone over and beyond to do some further research online. In this day and age Attorneys too from time to time make use of various websites, which provide great […]