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22May 2020

By Jolané van der Walt (LLB) (LLM) The COVID-19 pandemic is changing the world in unprecedented ways. In addition to the effect on our health, the coronavirus is affecting every single aspect of our lives such as employment, income, food resources, sanitation and housing.  Evictions – Lockdown Level 4 and 5 Can I get evicted […]

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 […]

11Oct 2017

Repossession – Beauty miraculously dodges the Bleepbank Beast This Friday Legal Hero celebrates 3 years of offering our members a solution (quality legal cost insurance) to unaffordable legal fees. As part of our celebration, we would be honoured to share a few success stories with you. Disclosure: the below is based on a true story […]

11Apr 2016

Home loan applications can be daunting. Contact us today for assistance. Exciting new benefit announcement! All Legal Hero policyholders now enjoy assistance with their home loan/ bond application process. Contact 0861 22 99 22 (option 4) or e-mail bond@legalhero.co.za. We want to see you and your family thrive. When it comes to property (movable and […]

09Mar 2016

Here at Head Office we all do some credit ‘spring cleaning’ right after the annual budget speech. Everybody requests a copy of his/ her credit report from TransUnion/ Experian and then scrutinizes the document in order to avoid any nasty surprises. Did you know that potential creditors are obliged to check your credit report for any […]

15Apr 2015

  Remember to set the table for one extra (sometimes uninvited) guest that hangs out at your family home. Yes, it is important to have a basic understanding of the law, as it is with us wherever we go. Let’s have a look at a few Family, Civil, Criminal and Labour Law examples at home […]

19Feb 2015

You’re wearing the ring but the relationship does not make sense anymore… TIP   The same applies to marriage and divorce.    In your ante-nuptial agreement you may arrange to keep your engagement ring should you divorce (regardless of fault/ blame). As a policyholder of the Legal Hero product, you are covered for an ante-nuptial agreement. […]

04Feb 2015

Can I claim money from my finance should he decide to break our engagement?   “I do believe that the time has arrived to recognise that engagements are outdated and do not recognise the mores of our time” (Van Jaarsveld v Bridges (344/09) [2010] ZASCA 76 para 3). Breach of promise (to marry) could lead […]

28Jan 2015

Thought: have you ever entered into a binding contract without even knowing?    Question received  “Can I claim back my money? I ordered hay for my horses in November 2013 after seeing an advertisement on the internet. The man was very polite over the phone and convinced me to pay the full R3 000 in advance. He […]