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Who can be a witness to a will?

Watch this video to find out who is competent to witness a will
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Can you write your own will?

All you need to know about drafting your own will
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What makes a will valid?

Here are the requirements for a valid will
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What is an Executor of an estate?

Watch this video to learn more
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Who should have a will?

Watch this video to see if you need a will
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What is a will and testament?

Our Head of Legal Helpline, Michael Visser explains this estate planning document
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Landlord and tenant – A rocky Relationship?

Learn about the legislature and regulations that govern this relationship
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Wrongful death

Losing a family member due to misconduct or negligence is painful. We discuss how you can seek justice on behalf of your loved one for a wrongful death action.
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Avoid going to court

Steps to take to avoid going to court

Going to court is costly, time-consuming and should be the last resort. We show you ways to resolve disputes without having to go to court.
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Small claims court

We show you a quick and easy way to resolve financial disputes.
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Contracts and contractual disputes

Understanding contracts and dealing with contractual disputes

What makes a contract legally binding? We provide clarity on all the terms and conditions that constitute a legal agreement and offer remedies to resolve contractual disputes.
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Law

Power of Attorney

A power of attorney (POA) is a legal document that gives an individual, called the agent or attorney-in-fact, the authority to take action on behalf of someone else, called the principal
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Popi Act

Snap, crackle and POPI

We advise you on how to guard your personal information from harmful use.
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Rental housing tribunal

The rental housing tribunal

Are you a landlord or tenant? If so, it is vital to understand the role and function of the rental housing tribunal.
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What to do if you can't pay rent this month

One of the questions posed to our legal advisors during the lockdown period is "What if I can't afford to pay my rent this month?" Chantel explains how to handle this in the legally correct way.
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Man With Debt

What are your legal options when you can't pay your debt?

You may have another option when you are struggling to make loan repayments. Chantel explains how to legally cut your costs in times of financial distress.
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The rules of the road

Legal&Tax’s guide to help you rev up your knowledge of how the law helps protect your rights when it comes to vehicles and driving.
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Agreement for the-sale of a motor vehicle

Buying or selling a car privately? Protect yourself with our free legal agreement for the sale of vehicle.
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Acknowledgment of Debt

A Debt Acknowledgment Form contains the names of the two parties, the amount of money owed, an acknowledgment that there are no defences to the money owed, and a date certain by which the money will be paid back.
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Election Season Looms

On 8 May 2019, it is our turn to make our mark on the ballot paper for the country’s national election.
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House Rental

Longer-term leasing

Getting ready to move into a new home, or rent your home out to somebody else. Longer-term leases are governed by the Rental Housing Tribunal Act and the Consumer Protection Act.
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Holiday Home

What to know when booking your holiday home

With holiday makers planning their end-of-year trips I take a look at your rights and responsibilities in terms of the Consumer Protection Act regarding booking and renting a holiday home, and should the need arise cancelling your booking.
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Your rights when stopped at a roadblock

It’s important that you are aware of your rights when stopped at a roadblock. Legal advisor, Natasha Ngwerume summarised what you need to know.
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Matters Of Love

Matters of Love

Legal&Tax discuss matters of love and the law.
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