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Featured Articles

What is the chance of being reinstated following a dismissal?

15 November 2021

I recently dismissed an employee that was causing serious conflict in our workplace. I’ll admit that the dismissal was done rather hastily, but we had to get rid of this employee. The employee has taken us to the CCMA, and given that there may be issues with the dismissal, the CCMA may not find in our favour. That’s fine and I’m prepared to pay compensation, we just cannot afford to have this employee back at work. What are the chances that the CCMA may order the reinstatement ...

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Can an unmarried father register a child under his surname?

15 November 2021

I’m the father of a newborn daughter. The mother, to whom I’m not married, disappeared immediately after birth leaving me as sole parent of my daughter. Because I don’t know where the mother is I cannot get the mother’s consent. Without this consent Home Affairs does not want to register my daughter under my surname. I have no idea what to do now. Can you help?

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The when, what and how of estate agent commission

12 October 2021

We’ve put our house in the market and have an estate agent that is helping us sell our property. However, we have also told our friends that we are selling should anyone know of an interested buyer. But what happens if we get a buyer independent from our estate agent? Must we still pay agent’s commission?

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Is a copy of a will valid?

12 October 2021

Both my parents recently passed away in a car accident. My father shortly before his death mentioned to me that they recently had a new joint will drawn up. I’ve searched everywhere for the will and can only locate a copy of the signed will. Even their attorney does not have the original will. Can this copy be accepted as the valid will of my parents?

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Consent and POPIA: what you should know

12 October 2020

In my business I receive and store personal information of my clientele. I have a sign-up form for my new clients and was wondering whether I would be compliant with POPIA if I include a consent to process their information once-off in this form. Will this be sufficient for POPIA?

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What is the chance of being reinstated following a dismissal?

15 November 2021

I recently dismissed an employee that was causing serious conflict in our workplace. I’ll admit that the dismissal was done rather hastily, but we had to get rid of this employee. The employee has taken us to the CCMA, and given that there may be issues with the dismissal, the CCMA may not find in our favour. That’s fine and I’m prepared to pay compensation, we just cannot afford to have this employee back at work. What are the chances that the CCMA may order the reinstatement ...

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Can an unmarried father register a child under his surname?

15 November 2021

I’m the father of a newborn daughter. The mother, to whom I’m not married, disappeared immediately after birth leaving me as sole parent of my daughter. Because I don’t know where the mother is I cannot get the mother’s consent. Without this consent Home Affairs does not want to register my daughter under my surname. I have no idea what to do now. Can you help?

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The when, what and how of estate agent commission

12 October 2021

We’ve put our house in the market and have an estate agent that is helping us sell our property. However, we have also told our friends that we are selling should anyone know of an interested buyer. But what happens if we get a buyer independent from our estate agent? Must we still pay agent’s commission?

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Is a copy of a will valid?

12 October 2021

Both my parents recently passed away in a car accident. My father shortly before his death mentioned to me that they recently had a new joint will drawn up. I’ve searched everywhere for the will and can only locate a copy of the signed will. Even their attorney does not have the original will. Can this copy be accepted as the valid will of my parents?

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133
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Consent and POPIA: what you should know

12 October 2020

In my business I receive and store personal information of my clientele. I have a sign-up form for my new clients and was wondering whether I would be compliant with POPIA if I include a consent to process their information once-off in this form. Will this be sufficient for POPIA?

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We Remember

Tribute to Bertus du Toit

16 November 2021

On the 6th of October, we lost a remarkable person – Bertus du Toit. With his integrity, great faith, and sincere interest in those around him, he made a lasting impact on our lives, and not ours only, but also on those who had the privilege to cross his path.

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Tribute to Danie Pretorius

17 June 2021

His devastating departure leaves an emptiness in all our lives that no one else can fill.Danie Pretorius, beloved Director at Oosthuizen Marais & Pretorius Inc (OMP), passed away on 18 March 2021 aged 63, after fighting a lengthy battle against a progressive heart disease.

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Tribute to Bertus du Toit

16 November 2021

On the 6th of October, we lost a remarkable person – Bertus du Toit. With his integrity, great faith, and sincere interest in those around him, he made a lasting impact on our lives, and not ours only, but also on those who had the privilege to cross his path.

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Tribute to Danie Pretorius

17 June 2021

His devastating departure leaves an emptiness in all our lives that no one else can fill.Danie Pretorius, beloved Director at Oosthuizen Marais & Pretorius Inc (OMP), passed away on 18 March 2021 aged 63, after fighting a lengthy battle against a progressive heart disease.

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