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23Jan 2017

“A child goes missing every five hours in South Africa, according to figures released by the South African Police Service Missing Persons Bureau for 2013.” Visit Missing Children South Africa to continue reading or to report a missing child ASAP. Kidnapping is where a person kidnaps a child or grownup, usually for ransom but not necessarily. In the case of S […]

21Oct 2016

Breast Cancer – October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. ER24 is urging men to also have themselves checked regularly. ‘The most common sign of breast cancer in men is a firm, non-painful mass located just below the nipple.’ Please share and download these two insightful features by ER24: a) women-and-breast-cancer; b) men-and-breast-cancer. “Whether you’re a […]

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 […]

09Feb 2016

Life cover, disability cover, dread disease cover, functional impairment and income protection cover… In a bid to counter more of your life’s villains, Legal Hero is proud to present a few new hero products.   Life Hero is a product range that falls within the long term insurance industry. In collaboration with Triarc – an […]

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 […]

14Aug 2015

  Child maintenance questions have been flooding our social@legalhero.co.za mailbox. We have compiled a short information piece to shed light on the many uncertainties surrounding this topic. Please note that this piece is compiled from the viewpoint of our many female Women’s Month readers. It is, however, not uncommon for fathers to be the principal caretaker of […]

10Jun 2015

What happens to my estate when I pass on?    Hope is being able to see that there is light despite all of the darkness – Desmond Tutu.  The passing of a loved one is never easy. To make matters even worse, there is a certain amount of legal work that comes with the territory. […]

05May 2015

  “Hi, Im working for a construction company as a manager. The company owes me december, january, march and april salaries. I lost because of not paying my debts. Can you please advise me on what steps to take so that i dnt lose the money im being owed and must the company pay me interest because […]

21Apr 2015

What if I simply cannot afford to pay school fees?   Note: a school can take legal action against both the custodian (person with whom the child resides) as well as the non-custodian parent. The school can, however, only take legal action against the parent after the exemption criteria has been applied and denied. Remember […]

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