16Apr 2020

By Adv. Giselle Rüther South Africa celebrates Freedom Day on 27 April 2020. Freedom Day marks the first democratic election in South Africa in 1994.  Thabo Mbekhi at Freedom Day Celebrations in 2008 stated as follows: “The brutalities of the past – detentions without trial, disappearances of our people, deaths in detentions, hangings of those […]

06Apr 2020

By Adv. TJ Louw This is a common and unfortunate problem that many South Africans are faced with daily. It is true that the initial excitement that one experiences after purchasing a car is almost incomparable. However, this initial joy can soon turn sour should it turn out that the vehicle you just bought suffers […]

06Apr 2020

Dear Valued Legal Hero Member In response to the serious threat posed by COVID-19, President Ramaphosa ordered a nationwide Lockdown which also includes the closing of businesses for a prescribed period. Legal Hero has, however, implemented measures that allow for some of our heroes to work from home. Question: how do I reach Legal Hero […]

18Feb 2020
debt

“My debt counsellor has vanished. What do I do and am I really under debt review if my debt counsellor who initially placed me under debt review, was not a real debt counsellor?“ Whilst debt counselling sought to alleviate the situation for over-indebted consumers, it unfortunately also exposed the same consumers to the risk of […]