November 14, 2016

Bad tenants: Can you lock them out?

It’s very tempting, when you have a bad tenant who doesn’t pay his/her rentals or otherwise remains consistently and unapologetically in breach of the lease, to […]
November 14, 2016

Are you David trying to sue Goliath? Consider litigation funding

Justice should be accessible to us all, but regrettably litigation, particularly in the higher courts, can be an expensive process and thus out of reach unless […]
November 14, 2016

Sectional Title Schemes: New reserve fund requirement and other key changes

Note: What follows is of necessity only a brief overview of some very complex new provisions and, particularly if you are a trustee or administrator, it is […]
December 7, 2016

Buy That House! You’re off the hook for the Seller’s Municipal Debts

“Why should a municipality be entitled to visit the sins of a predecessor in title upon innocent third parties when there is no relationship or connection […]
December 7, 2016

Two minutes to a swimming pool tragedy and a R62m damages claim

“There’s no tragedy in life like the death of a child” (Dwight D. Eisenhower) A recent High Court decision highlights once again both the personal tragedy […]
December 7, 2016

Domestic workers’ wages up 1 December

This year’s new minimum wages for all domestic workers are set out in the table at the end of this article. Who is covered? All domestic […]
December 15, 2016

DTS Ten year celebration

DTS Attorneys celebrated ten years in business on the 1st of December 2016 at the Feather Market Centre, Port Elizabeth. The glamorous event was attended by […]
December 15, 2016

DTS Season’s Greetings

2016… What can I add which has not been stated in any other editorial, speech or Christmas letter without boring you. I believe that everything has […]
January 9, 2017

I repay my debts, what can I do?

If you are over-indebted, in other words, unable to repay all you credit agreements. Your biggest concern might be not getting dragged off to court or […]
January 9, 2017

Can I amend my will?

Having a will is a final statement of how you want your assets to be managed after your death. However, sometimes you may want to change […]
January 9, 2017

What are tenant and landlord duties?

When it comes to letting a property – both the tenant and the landlord should always enter into any letting agreements openly and honestly and intending […]
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