A step-by-step guide to having your documents commissioned

By |2022-01-26T15:08:03+00:00January 19th, 2022|Articles, Commercial Law, Litigation, Matrimonial|

Having documents commissioned should be a relatively simple task. In practice, however, minor mistakes, like a missed initial, can undermine the integrity of the entire process. Unfortunately, this is often only cured by returning to the commissioner of oaths and repeating the exercise. To avoid this and prevent getting caught out, we explain the basics of commissioning and some tips on preventing misfires.

Deceased Estates, the necessity of having a valid will and of course the age old dilemma – “to wed or not to wed…. that is the question”

By |2020-11-09T08:20:59+00:00November 9th, 2020|Matrimonial, Trusts Law|

With a lack of knowledge of South African law, one could be left with the popular misconception that common law marriages exist and become applicable when living with your partner in a permanent relationship. In the past, if you merely lived as husband and wife, but did not actually get married, you were not protected by South African Law should your partner pass away as you did not automatically inherit from his estate.

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