Attorneys Notaries Conveyancers Johannesburg - Cape Town

Attorneys Johannesburg & Cape Town South Africa

Notaries & Conveyancers

Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated is a reputable law firm in South Africa with offices in Rivonia Sandton, Johannesburg and Brackenfell Bellville, Cape Town.

Our firm of attorneys in Johannesburg and attorneys in Cape Town comprehensively cover the following areas of specialisation of legal practice:

  • Conveyancing Services - Conveyancing attorneys and general conveyancers, Conveyancing & Bond Cost Calculators
  • Divorce and Family Law - Divorce attorneys and family lawyers, Child Maintenance, Custody & Parenting plans. International Abduction
  • Estates, Trusts & Wills - Estate administration lawyers, Family & Discretionary Trusts, Living Wills, Amending Trust Deeds
  • Marriage and Matrimonial Property - Antenuptial contracts, Matrimonial Regime Changes, Cohabitation Agreements, Life Partnership Agreements
  • Notarial Services - Notaries, Apostille Certificates, General Notarial Bonds, Notarised Documents
  • Property Law - Real Estate lawyers, Sectional Title Developments, Property Zoning
  • Civil Litigation & Debt Collection - Arrear levy collection

We know that Van Deventer & Van Deventer Incorporated’s distinctive spirit comes across through these pages because we are passionate about what we do. As an active firm in the local legal fraternity, we offer superb legal advice based on current legislation in South Africa.

We are highly capable lawyers in whom you can have real confidence, partly because of our technical expertise and our team of excellent support staff, but also because of our ethical practice and absolute professionalism.

Although we have law offices in Cape Town and Johannesburg, South Africa, our single office approach ensures excellent communications and efficient co-ordination of our resources.

We handle complex, strategic work and litigation based on our respective clients' needs (some of whom represent various organisations), but appreciate the importance of value for money, commercial awareness and flexibility.

We are also lucky enough to enjoy what we do, primarily because of the great, long-term relationships we build with our many valued clients and the legal advice we are able to dispense to them.

You can rely on us to put in the hard work and dedication focusing on your important legal issues which will be excellently dealt with thanks to the diversity of our professional expertise.

[Title]Patent, Latent Defects - And The Consumer Protection Act

Buying an immovable property is a feeling like no other, let alone as a first-time property owner. Some say it is an overwhelming feeling of serenity, joy, status and security. It should be so, an immovable property is a real asset and it comes as no wonder why legislation such as the Alienation of Land Act 68 of 1981 makes stringent requirements for alienation of immovable property e.g  to the effect that it must always be in writing.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, January 19, 2022 Views: 33

[Title]When A Dog Bites Into Your Pocket - Harm Caused By Pets

When one decides to get some barks for a buck, it is important to ensure that the animal is not a danger to third parties, let alone to the owners themselves. Pets are symbols of tender love and loyalty to those who own them, but things may indeed turn south if the animals are provoked. Necessary measures ought to be put in place so as to ensure that attacks by pets are eliminated.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Monday, January 17, 2022 Views: 36

[Title]OUTA 'OUTS' AARTO - Acts Declared Unconstitutional

The North Gauteng division of the High Court declared the Administrative Adjudication of Road Traffic Offences Act of 1998 (AARTO) and its amendment Act constitutionally invalid, in a landmark ruling delivered on 13 January 2022 in the case of Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse v Minister of Transport And Others 32097/2020. This is the culmination of efforts by the Organisation Undoing Tax Abuse (OUTA) which had raised concerns over the constitutionality of the legislation for a while. Other stakeholders such as the AA welcomed the decision, echoing that the legislation edged towards revenue collection rather than improving road safety. 

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, January 14, 2022 Views: 116

[Title]Department Of Basic Education To Discontinue Publishing Matric Results In Media

In a recent statement the Department of Basic Education announced that it will discontinue the publishing of matric results in the media, to comply with the Protection of Personal Information Act 4 of 2013 (POPIA) which came into effect, for the most part, on 1st July 2020. With the anxiety that grips learners each year towards the time when matric results are released and published, it may come as welcome news to some learners, whilst others opine that to some degree the publishing of matric results in the media encouraged them to work harder. Well, it seems those learners will have to motivate themselves in some other ways.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, January 12, 2022 Views: 59

[Title]A Win For Heterosexual Life Partner - The Bwanya Case

In a recent landmark ruling, the Constitutional Court (Concourt) confirmed the invalidity of Section 1 (1) of the Intestate Succession Act 81 of 1987, as well as Section 1 of the Maintenance of Surviving Spouses Act 27 of 1990. The initial application had been brought before the Western Cape division of the High Court whereby the Applicant (surviving life partner) sought an order against the Executor’s rejection of a claim for inheritance and maintenance against the deceased estate.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, January 11, 2022 Views: 174

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