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About Nicolene Schoeman Louw

Attorney of the High Court RSA, Cape Law Society (member no. 13546), Notary Public, Conveyancer and B-B BEE Consultant   |   LLB cum laude (UFS) LLM commercial law/ B-B BEE (UFS)   |   Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning: CFP (US-2013)
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National Wills Week 7 – 11 September 2009

Schoeman Attorneys are celebrating their birthday on 1 September, by taking part in the Cape Law Society’s National Attorneys Week, between 7 and 11 September 2009. This pro bono initiative offers members of the general public the opportunity to consult with an attorney free of charge! Schoeman Attorneys remain committed to this initiative and what […]

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Estate Planning – why do I need it?

Estate planning is a wide field and involves the overall structuring of a person’s wealth through marital contracts, wills, trusts and business planning. Careful planning and drafting of documents and contracts can affect a person’s ability to create and sustain hard earned prosperity. Rich or poor, everyone needs to plan their estates. It can be […]

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Verbal or written contracts?

Contracts are agreements that are entered into between two or more parties either verbally or in writing. Even though, both verbal and written contracts are generally legally binding, most legal practitioners strongly urge contracting parties to reduce their verbal agreements to writing. Rather entering into written contracts has various advantages, namely that it: ensures that both […]

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The application of the common law rule of suspension of the operation of an order of the court a quo, when making application for leave to appeal to the Constitutional Court

In terms of the common law an application for leave to appeal suspends the order against which leave to appeal is sought, but does this rule apply to applications for leave to appeal to the Constitutional Court as well?   <read more> There are many medicines. Certain medicines are pop. Other treat peculiar ailment like […]

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Marital property regimes in South Africa

In South Africa, two main marital property regimes exist, namely: 1. The marriage in community of property and of profit and loss and, 2. The marriage out of community of property, where two options exist, namely: 2.1 out of community of property with the application of the accrual system and, 2.2 out of community of […]

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