protection

19Jun 2020

By Jolané van der Walt (LLB) (LLM) One of South Africa’s challenges is to reduce the carnage on our national roads. After two decades, the AARTO Act is now officially signed into law (published in the Government Gazette on 11 October 2019). The over-arching goal of the Act is to increase road safety by removing habitual traffic offenders from South […]

08Aug 2016

Strong women take note:      “You strike a woman, you strike a rock!”   – Women’s March (9 August 1956) resistance song. The march was in protest of the pass laws restricting black men from entering the cities. Women from all races joined forces and marched to the Pretoria Union Building to hand over […]

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 […]

09Mar 2015

When it comes to our basic human rights, those that usually jump to mind include access to water, adequate housing, health care services, basic education, etc. Perhaps it is because these rights are easy to explain. What about the right to dignity? Section 10 of our Constitution reads that everyone has the right to have […]

11Feb 2015

1. Go to the Magistrate’s Court and complete a Protection Order Application form. – You may ask the Clerk of the Court for assistance; – Take with you all supporting documents (including Affidavits of others, photos, text messages, etc.); 2. The Presiding Officer will consider your application as soon as reasonably possible. 3. If the […]