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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 […]

06Aug 2019

Stop and have a look at the below cartoon before you purchase or try to sell that RDP House. TREATING CUSTOMERS FAIRLY AND POLICYHOLDER PROTECTION RULES – NOTES: Legal Hero Policyholders may receive assistance with their property related matters. Legal Hero can refer you to a Conveyancer at a discounted rate of up to 40%. […]

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 […]

13Jan 2016

Domestic Worker Wage Increases A Sectoral Determination issued by the Department of Labour for 1 December 2015 – 30 November 2016: Note: if you are not listed in Area A, you fall under Area B. As found at www.labour.gov.za:   Area A: Bergrivier Local Municipality, Breederivier Local Municipality, Buffalo City Local Municipality, Cape Agulhas Local Municipality, […]

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 […]

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   “I do believe that the time has arrived to recognise that engagements are outdated and do not recognise the mores of our time” (Van Jaarsveld v Bridges (344/09) [2010] ZASCA 76 para 3).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 […]

26Nov 2014

We recently received a question on a lease matter. Please note that readers may direct questions to freeadvice@legalhero.co.za. In our sole discretion, four questions will be answered each month via Facebook update – the reader’s identity will be protected. It is our way of giving back and saying thank you for your loyal support.    Our […]