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Services

REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS

All conveyancing matters

 

In law, conveyancing is the transfer of legal title of property from one person to another. In South Africa, the transfer of a property can take up to three months to take place, so you really want to make sure that you use a reputable law firm. We have the experience and the expertise to not only manage the entire process on your behalf, but do so smoothly.

 

Property advice

 

For most people buying and selling a home is one of the biggest financial transactions that they enter into during the course of their lives. Getting the right advice is important to make sure that the process runs as smoothly as possible. We can advise you on and assist you with all the legal and procedural issues pertaining to the selling or buying of your property or registration of mortgage bonds. We can further more deal with any landlord-tenant matters you may experience, including evictions.

BUSINESS TRANSACTIONS

Drafting of contracts

 

A contract is an agreement entered into by two parties or more with the intention of creating a legal obligation. People often underestimate the importance of having a proper contract in place when doing business or dealing with family affairs. The reality is that by doing it right the first time you can save yourself a considerable amount of time, money and possible emotional pain. We often don’t realise all the legal implications involved when entering into an agreement with someone. It is, therefore, best to have experts take a look at it first before you sign anything.

 

Mediation

 

Mediation, as used in law, is a form of alternative dispute resolution which is a way of resolving disputes between two or more parties. A third party, the mediator, assists the parties to negotiate their own settlement. Lets face it, litigation can be a costly affair. Sometimes getting two parties in the same room to discuss the problem can lead to resolving the matter without the need to get a magistrate or a judge involved. We can assist and manage the mediation process to resolve the matter as quickly as possible without the need to take it to court.

PERSONAL PROTECTION

Ante–Nuptial contracts

 

Make sure that when you get married that the correct legal foundation has been laid for your nuptial by consulting us. With our expert advice, we will be able to guide you into choosing the correct antenuptial agreement for your unique circumstances and facilitate the registration thereof.

 

Divorce law

 

A divorce can be a very traumatic experience for both the individuals involved as well as their family. We can assist you in resolving this delicate matter as quickly and as painlessly as possible. We are very well versed in divorce law and can help you with even the most sensitive matters arising from your breakup including issues such as child custody, child support, and maintenance.

Civil litigation

 

In a perfect world, everyone would live together peacefully. However our world is not perfect and sometimes you have to make use of legal means to enforce your rights, obtain damages or prevent injury. Whether you are entering the civil litigation lawsuit as the plaintiff or the defendant, it is important to have a qualified civil litigation lawyer by your side. Let us help you with your civil litigation matters so that you can have peace of mind.