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Conveyancing & Property Law

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PDFBody Corporate Guide to Taking Special ResolutionsConveyancing & Property LawRequirements of the Sectional Titles Schemes Management Act
PDFBond Cancellation Penalty InterestConveyancing & Property LawNormall;y 3 month's notice is required to cancel a bond
PDFCode of ConductConveyancing & Property LawEstate Agent Handbook
PDFCommon Pitfalls in the Offer to PurchaseConveyancing & Property LawContractual capacity relates to an individual, company, close corporation or trusts legal ability to enter into an agreement.
PDFConsumer Guide to Buying a HomeConveyancing & Property LawBuying a home is probably the largest investment decision most consumers will ever make, yet they often take less time when doing so than they would when, say, buying a new car.
PDFCost TablesConveyancing & Property LawMortgage Bond & Transfer Cost Tables
PDFFAQ - Estate Agents HandbookConveyancing & Property LawEstate Agents Handbook
PDFFICAConveyancing & Property LawWhat is the Financial Intelligence Centre Amendment Act?
PDFFICA ChecklistConveyancing & Property LawThe FICA verification checklist for clients buying property
PDFFLISPConveyancing & Property LawFinance Linked Individual Subsidy Programme
PDFGuide to the Conveyancing ProcessConveyancing & Property LawBond Registration, Transfer and Bond Cancellation
PDFImmovable Property Sales & Deceased EstatesConveyancing & Property LawEstate Agents are often approached to sell immovable property which forms part of a deceased estate.
PDFKoopooreenkomsConveyancing & Property LawCopyright Van Deventers
PDFMandatory Defect DisclosureConveyancing & Property LawMandatory Property Defect Disclosure Form
PDFOffer to Purchase - ArabicConveyancing & Property LawVerified Arabic Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFOffer to Purchase - ChineseConveyancing & Property LawVerified Chinese Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFOffer to Purchase - XhosaConveyancing & Property LawVerified Xhosa Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFOffer to Purchase - ZuluConveyancing & Property LawVerified Zulu Translation - Offer to Purchase - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFPrevention of Illegal Eviction ActConveyancing & Property LawPIE Act
PDFProperty Checklist for Estate AgentsConveyancing & Property LawA great checklist with the main aspects required.
PDFProperty Transaction Information Sheet ChineseConveyancing & Property LawVerified Chinese Translation - Property Transaction Information Sheet - Copyright Van Deventers Incorporated
PDFQuick Conveyancing GuideConveyancing & Property LawGet an Understanding of Conveyancing
PDFSectional Titles Schemes Management RegulationsConveyancing & Property LawSectional Titles Schemes Management Act, 2011 (Act No 8 Of 2011)
PDFTransfer processConveyancing & Property LawInfographic

Estates, Trusts & Wills

 TitleCategoryDescription
PDFInter Vivos TrustEstates, Trusts & WillsDrafting Request
PDFDrafting a WillEstates, Trusts & WillsInformation required to draft a will

Marriage & Matrimonial Property

 TitleCategoryDescription
PDFAntenuptial ContractsMarriage & Matrimonial PropertyMarriage contract Information sheet and an easy form to complete
PDFMatrimonial Property ActMarriage & Matrimonial PropertyMatrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984

Legal Services

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PDFSecurity Certificates - CybercrimeLegal ServicesThere has been an increase in reports of email hacking scams involving the theft of money intended to be paid as the purchase price of property, transfer costs and fees.

Notary Public & Notarial Services

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PDFDocument Legalisation - Quote RequestNotarial ServicesParticulars of documents to be legalised

Civil Litigation & Debt Collection

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PDFFee Structure Fee Structure for Litigation Services
PDFLevy Collections ProposalLevy Collections Proposal: Legislation Applicable and Process Explained
Work Stress and Constructive Dismissal in South Africa

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In South Africa, the Labour Relations Act provides a framework for resignation under such circumstances, commonly referred to as constructive dismissal. Constructive dismissal occurs when an employee resigns because their employer's conduct has made continued employment intolerable.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Friday, April 5, 2024 Views: 183

Understanding Defamation and Privacy Law in South Africa

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The South African legal system defines defamation as the act of publishing any statement about another individual that injures the reputation of that person in the eyes of the community. This definition underscores the gravity of defamation, highlighting it as not merely a personal affront but an action with potential social ramifications.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Thursday, March 28, 2024 Views: 166

Under What Circumstances is Resignation Seen as Constructive Dismissal?

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Constructive dismissal claims hinge on a trifecta of essential elements that the employee must convincingly prove for a claim to be valid. These elements form the backbone of the legal framework governing constructive dismissal and are critical in understanding both the nature of these claims and the burden of proof required from the employee.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, March 19, 2024 Views: 249

Sectional Title Schemes and Common Property

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Unlike traditional property ownership, where one owns the land and the building outright, sectional title schemes in South Africa allow for individual ownership of a "section" of the property, with shared ownership of common areas.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Wednesday, March 13, 2024 Views: 625

How Blacklisting Affects Businesses and Individuals in South Africa

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In the context of South African law, blacklisting is a notation on an individual's or company's credit report that indicates a history of non-payment or defaulting on debt. This mark can severely impact a person's or entity's ability to borrow money, obtain contracts, or even secure employment.

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Posted by Cor van Deventer on Tuesday, March 5, 2024 Views: 603