Constitution

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 […]

28Feb 2017

People continue to ask what on earth legal cost insurance is. Legal cost insurance = the payment of an affordable monthly premium. This pays your legal fees in your future moment of need. Example 1: Similar to paying monthly premiums to your medical insurance company and then not having to pay the doctor when you […]

02Sep 2016

If you can read this, thank a teacher! This week Legal Hero visited the Ntee High School in Kwandengezi, KZN to salute the true heroes in our communities… Teachers. Schools and school codes have become a hot topic in the news. Discrimination, unfortunately, remains one of life’s nasty villains. It is a beast that still […]

18Jul 2016

Happy Nelson Mandela Day! Available 365 days a year to over indebted South Africans: contact info@debthero.co.za now to arrange a free 67 minute consultation to assess your needs and the options available to you. This consultation is worth R1000. In the spirit of Nelson Mandela Day, contact us for a free consultation all year round. […]

23Oct 2015

The only problem is that the law is very expensive. People earning less than R5500 per month may have access to free Legal Aid. The rest may need to fork out hundreds of thousands for legal help. Unless you have legal cost insurance = payment of an affordable and fixed monthly premium that pays out […]

15Sep 2015

“The new constitutional order is based on the recognition of our diversity and tolerance for other religious faiths.” – Daniels v Campbell and Others 2004 (5) SA 331 (CC) para 54. Prior to our progressive and tolerant constitution, marriage was an option available only between a man and a woman in terms of the Marriage […]

09Jul 2015

South Africans are drowning in debt! According to the National Credit regulator, debt counsellors have assisted over indebted consumers with repayment plans worth up to R18 BILLION in total. Statistics show that by 2013, about 240 034 government employees and about 120 000 private sector employees had emolument attachment orders (a garnishee) against their salaries. WHAT […]

05Jun 2015

Euthanasia can be described as assisted suicide.     In Stransham-Ford v Minister of Justice And Correctional Services and Others (4 May 2015) the High Court gave a terminally ill patient permission to be assisted in his suicide by a doctor who is willing to  do so, ‘either by administration of a lethal agent or by […]

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