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Deceased Estate

Deceased estates

Plan your estate now to eliminate any problems upon your death. Protect your loved ones by minimising the chances of family strife and ugly battles.
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Planning the paperwork of your passing

When you're gone, you can alleviate the burden and stress on your loved ones by putting together a "red file" (also known as a death file) which will house all your valuable information needed to carry out your funeral as well as to settle your estate.
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The CCMA – what's it all about?

We help you understand the role of the Commission for Conciliation, Mediation and Arbitration (CCMA) as an independent authority aimed at promoting fair practices in the work environment. The CCMA resolves labour disputes and provides advice and training on labour relations.
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Rental Housing

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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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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Lockdown law breakers & fines for offences

Determination of admission of guilt fines in respect of offences in terms of the disaster management act 2002(act no 57 of 2002) regulations 2020. Note these fines are published by Magistrates' Courts Judiciary Republic of South Africa Gauteng Admin region 5A. The fines applicable to your area may differ.
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Domestic Abuse

I am living with an abuser and am scared to be in lockdown with them

It's not just a physical attack, but can also include, sexual, emotional, psychological or economic harm
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Divorce & co-parenting during the lockdown

I am divorced and co-parenting. What happens to my children during the lockdown?
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Lockdown living rules

Understanding some of the rules around the lockdown.
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Man With Debt

COVID-19: Dealing with Debt and Money matters

What to do if you cannot pay your accounts or your rent
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Covid19 If I Get Sick

COVID-19: Staying covered if you get sick

If you get the Covid-19 virus, you cannot go to work. It does not matter if you do not feel very sick. You must still stay at home or in hospital. Otherwise, you will be putting other people’s lives at risk.
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Labour Rights

Coronavirus (COVID-19) and your rights at work

The world is facing a health crisis with the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, and every workplace has to help fight it.
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COVID-19: You cannot refuse isolation

If you are diagnosed with COVID-19, you will be told to go into quarantine. This means you have to stay in isolation (in a space by yourself) and may not come into contact with other people.
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Coronavirus government hotline

The South Africa Coronavirus (Covid-19) hotline is 0800 029 999. Please use this hotline if you display any signs of the virus, don’t go to your Doctor and infect him or her and everybody in the waiting room. By calling the hotline, someone will come to you to have you tested for the virus. Share this number with everyone you know.
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Is your child safe at school?

For any parent, school safety must simply be a guarantee.
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Family comes first

When you are caught between your baby and your boss, remember that maternity leave laws make sure you do not have to choose. Family comes first and your job is legally protected throughout.
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Parktown school’s tragedy

The recent tragedy in which 13-year-old Enoch Mpianzi died during a Grade 8 orientation school camp for Parktown Boy’s High has sent shockwaves across South Africa.
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