Tag ArchivesRobert Louw

ONE TWO BUCKLE MY SHOE, THREE FOUR YOU OWE ME MORE… HUH?

Are you selling your home? Holiday Home or flat? Have you paid your municipal rates account in full? There are so many questions that buyer and sellers have regarding the sale and purchase of a property or properties that it cannot be answered in a single article. However, when dealing with a municipality one should […]

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Parents Do The Darndest Thing, What Are Your Rights To Your Child

Are you in a same sex relationship? Considering adopting or having a child by in vitro fertilisation? Has have you considered the consequences of a poorly planned adoption program or what would happen should you separate from your partner. No worries we have done the worrying for you and considered an answer. That both parents […]

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It’s a Bird, it’s a Plane… No it’s a BBBEE Share Scheme

As the title implies the average person would see a BBBEE share scheme as a miracle. In reality, it is not, like all share schemes it is aimed at purely distributing the wealth of the company amongst the employees. Yet BBBEE schemes are to do more with the National Government’s initiative to drive greater participation […]

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Rent increases: Tenant vs Landlord

You have renewed your lease for another year or six months, your Landlord has doubled the rent payable. Is this fair? The simple answer is that there is no simple answer to this question. The Rental Housing Act (50 of 1999) in section 5 (6)(c) states the following: “(t)he amount of rental of the dwelling […]

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