Personal law

27
Mar

Your Neighbour Builds Without Plans – Can You Get a Demolition Order?

Article courtesy of Law Dot News Property Law - Your Neighbour Builds Without Plans – Can You Get a Demolition Order? “The primary remedy therefore is an order for removal of the structure” (extract from the judgment below) What can you do if your neighbour has started (or finished) building without the necessary municipal approvals? In a nutshell, our courts
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26
Jun

Your Last Will: The Dire Consequences of Neglecting Formalities

Article courtesy of Law Dot News The Most Important Legal Document You Will Ever Sign, Your Last Will & Testament! “It is not intended for the Court to make a will for the deceased based on what his intentions may have been” (Quoted in the judgment below) As a general rule our law holds us to our agreements and statements,
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25
Sep

The cost of litigation – What does it mean?

By: Sean Bosse The very nature of business and our commercial interactions with each other means that the ground is always fertile for disputes to arise. In cases of dispute that cannot be resolved between the parties on an amicable basis, either one or both parties may proceed to have the dispute referred to court for a final determination. The
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