An overdue decision: s2C(1) Wills Act: definition of a surviving spouse includes spouses in marriages concluded according to Muslim rites – Constitutional Court to confirm.
Jordaan and Others v City of Tshwane Metropolitan Municipality and Others: Section 118(3) is constitutional - but buyers are not liable for seller's historical municipal debts.
Jack Crook highlights how essential it is to comply with all necessary formalities when entering into agreements, particularly when dealing with the sale of property.
Properly applied, PIE should only delay or suspend a landowner’s full property rights until it is just to evict unlawful occupiers and how - Jack Crook reports.
A bond clause offers standard protection to the buyer and is suspensive, it must be drafted precisely to avoid any room for argument - Jack Crook reports.
Amber Mountain Investments: a seller is liable for a property's rates only up to the date of transfer and therefore a clearance certificate can't be withheld once paid.
Jack Crook highlights a recent High Court decision which once again reminds buyers and developers to do their homework before buying or developing property.
Carmel Rickard discusses Lochner v Schaefer Incorporated and Others in which compensation was sought from conveyancers who had fallen victim to a cyberscam.
Jack Crook discusses a recent case which shows yet again how essential it is to double-check that your Fidelity Fund Certificate (FFC) is both current and valid.