Your Rights in Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

 Your Rights in Civil Unions and Domestic Partnerships

Today, more people are living together without getting married, which is also referred to as domestic partnerships, living together arrangements or cohabitation. These types of relationships are not recognised as a legal relationship by South African law. A Civil...
Personal Injury: the costs of medical negligence

Personal Injury: the costs of medical negligence

Medical negligence is an area of personal injury law that is fast becoming more relevant in South Africa. The decline in the level of healthcare is further contributing to malpractice. Every healthcare professional (whether it be a doctor or a hospital) owes a duty of...
Family Law: Maintenance and Parenting Plans

Family Law: Maintenance and Parenting Plans

Family Law is one of the most emotional areas of engagement for the law to negotiate. We have to deal with people’s lives, loves, disappointments, relationships, and what might often be seen as an uncertain future. For these reasons, our service extends beyond the...
Emotional Lines: Divorce in South Africa

Emotional Lines: Divorce in South Africa

The process of divorce is generally an emotional experience for all parties concerned.  When a couple decides to end a marriage, it causes strain, and has far reaching consequences on both husband and wife, the children, relatives and extended family. Three types of...
#ATTORNEYSWITHHEART SECURES A FUTURE FOR BOY WHO LOST HIS LEG

#ATTORNEYSWITHHEART SECURES A FUTURE FOR BOY WHO LOST HIS LEG

On the morning of 30 September 2013 Edna Mouton left her 4 year old son in the care of his grandmother since she had to go to work at Mediclinic in Upington. His father Richard came to fetch him for a visit and on the way back they were involved in a horrific...
SUPREME COURT RULES CITY OF CAPE TOWN LIABLE IN DOG BITE CASE

SUPREME COURT RULES CITY OF CAPE TOWN LIABLE IN DOG BITE CASE

The City of Cape Town lost their appeal in the Supreme Court of South Africa on Thursday, 1 October 2020 against three respondents of a dog bite claim. The incident took place on Saturday, 7 December 2013 at Harmony Park Resort, a day camp situated at Strand in the...