Why You Need A Lawyer to Draft A Will

It may be that you feel that you don’t need a lawyer to draft a will, and in certain instances, you can do it on your own is it’s a simple passing on of property or money to a spouse or family member. That being said, it is wise, and always so, to have the expert legal advice ensuring that you have dotted the eyes and crossed the tees. The requirements for drafting a will are relatively simple. You are ...

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The Process Involved When You Want to Sue Someone

If you find yourself in the position of needing to sue someone, and this is normally the case when you’re trying to recover money that has been loaned, there is a process involved. Here’s what you should do: Get legal advice. If you can afford it, get more than legal advice. Get a lawyer to help you through the process. It is the case when someone receives a lawyer’s letter there is a need to respond. If correspondence arrives from ...

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Crime Statistics in South Africa – And Why You Need Legal Protection

South Africa’s reputation as one of the top crime capitals of the world remains steadfast, as the crime stats for 2018 show.Figures released to cover all crimes reported between April 2017 and March 2018 show a total of 2.09-million crimes. This is down from 2.12 recorded in 2017.The categories that are recorded are contact crimes – incorporate murder, attempted murder, sexual offences, common assault and battery. Contact-related crimes also include arson and malicious injury to property. Other serious crimes include ...

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How Legal Cover Can Protect You as An Employee

Employees should be aware of their rights and should be covered by legal assistance when such help is required.The rights of employees are well documents in the annals of South African law, and it would stand employees in good stead to study them and not be taken by surprise by the actions of an unscrupulous employer.General employee unfair practices are as follows:Unfair dismissal, or discrimination.Resources not available to undertake the necessary duties.Safe work environment.The agreed remuneration is paid timeously.Fair labour ...

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8 Instances Where You Might Need Legal Assistance

Access to legal help is not much of a reality for many South Africans, which is a reason that many of the poor and disadvantaged people find themselves in dire straits when such help is required.There are many legal services that are available for a very low monthly fee, but even these costs are draconian for this sector of the population. They find themselves being taken advantage of by those looking for legal recompense.Many of the legal specialists, much like ...

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