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Can an ANC Be Signed After a Marriage Has Been Registered?

In South Africa, an antenuptial contract (ANC) is a legal agreement that couples sign before they get married, defining the terms of their marriage, particularly regarding the division of assets and financial responsibilities.

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When is the Consumer Protection Act Applicable?

The Consumer Protection Act (CPA) in South Africa is designed to protect consumers by regulating the market and ensuring fair practices.

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Evicting a Tenant in South Africa

Evicting a tenant in South Africa can be a complex and legally challenging process. It’s essential for landlords to understand the correct procedures and avoid common pitfalls to ensure a smooth and lawful eviction. 

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What is the Small Claims Court and When Can I Approach It?

At Van Deventer and Van Deventer Incorporated, we understand that dealing with minor civil disputes can be a daunting task. The Small Claims Court in South Africa offers a fast, simple, and cost-effective solution for resolving such disputes, particularly those involving claims up to R20,000.

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When Can I Cut Off a Non-Paying Tenant’s Electricity and Water?

Dealing with non-paying tenants is a common and challenging issue for landlords, often leading to significant financial strain and frustration.

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Updates on FICA 38 of 2001 and Ensuring FICA Compliance

The Financial Intelligence Centre Act 38 of 2001 (FICA) is a pivotal law in South Africa aimed at combating money laundering, terrorist financing, and other financial crimes.

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Apostille Documents in South Africa: Process, Costs, and Services

An apostille is a certification that authenticates the origin of a public document. This process is crucial for South Africans who need their documents recognised in foreign countries. Whether you're in Cape Town or Johannesburg, understanding how to get your apostille documents processed is essential.

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What Happens When You Don't Pay Sectional Title Scheme Levies?

Body corporate levies are essential for the maintenance and management of sectional title schemes in South Africa.

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Slip and Fall Accidents in Supermarkets - Who is Responsible?

Slip and fall accidents in supermarkets are more common than one might think, and in some unfortunate cases, they can lead to serious injuries.

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What Is Arbitration And Mediation, And How Can It Help Me?

Disputes are an inevitable part of life and resolving them efficiently and amicably is crucial. Two common methods of alternative dispute resolution are arbitration and mediation.

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