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 Recent Blog Posts

Please see the various blog posts below dealing with issues ranging from contract law to family to issues on labour an employment and feel free to contact us with any queries related to any of our blog posts. If you would like to suggest any topics for up coming articles please send your suggestions to Junior@meyerattorneys.co.za.

Navigating Adoption Laws in South Africa.

Navigating Adoption Laws in South Africa.

This article aims to provide prospective adoptive parents with an understanding of the adoption laws in South Africa, ensuring a smooth and legally compliant process.

Recording Conversations in South African Law.

Recording Conversations in South African Law.

This article explores the lawfulness of recording conversations under South African law, highlighting the key principles, regulations, and considerations that individuals should be aware of.

DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS WHEN SUED

DEFENDING YOUR RIGHTS WHEN SUED

This article outlines essential steps and strategies to help you navigate the legal process and protect your rights when sued in South Africa.

Claiming for Diseases in Law

Claiming for Diseases in Law

This article explores the process and legal framework for claiming compensation for diseases, particularly occupational diseases, in South Africa.

Building a Strong Criminal Defence

Building a Strong Criminal Defence

In South African criminal law, a robust legal defense is essential to protect your rights and ensure a fair trial. This article outlines the key steps to set up a strong legal defense in the South African legal system.

Bankruptcy Law in South Africa

Bankruptcy Law in South Africa

Bankruptcy law in South Africa is a vital legal framework designed to provide individuals and businesses with a fresh financial start when they are unable to meet their financial obligations.

Waivers in South African Law.

Waivers in South African Law.

This article delves into the concept of waivers in South African law, their legal implications, and the extent to which they are enforceable.

The binding nature of roman law.

The binding nature of roman law.

Although the Roman Empire has long since crumbled, the legacy of Roman legal principles continues to play a significant role in the development and application of South African law.

Vehicle registration in South Africa.

Vehicle registration in South Africa.

Understanding the legal provisions governing the vehicle registration process is crucial for both individuals and businesses seeking to operate vehicles in the country. In this article, we’ll delve into the key legal provisions that govern the vehicle registration process in South Africa.

Contract amendment in South Africa.

Contract amendment in South Africa.

In South African law, the process of amending contracts is subject to certain legal principles and requirements. This article explores the key aspects of amending contracts in South Africa.

Understanding fictional fulfilment.

Understanding fictional fulfilment.

The legal landscape of South Africa is shaped by various principles and doctrines that guide the interpretation and application of laws. One such concept, albeit not as widely known or applied as other legal doctrines, is “fictional fulfilment.”

UNDERSTANDING SUSPENSIVE CONDITIONS

UNDERSTANDING SUSPENSIVE CONDITIONS

Suspensive conditions in South African law are a valuable tool for parties entering into various legal agreements, allowing them to protect their interests, maintain control over their obligations, and adapt to changing circumstances.

Specific performance as a remedy.

Specific performance as a remedy.

In the realm of contract law in South Africa, parties are bound by their promises and undertakings, and the failure to fulfil these obligations can lead to legal disputes and a search for appropriate remedies.

Post-nuptial contracts and finances.

Post-nuptial contracts and finances.

While ante-nuptial contracts are well-known for defining the financial terms of a marriage before it begins, post-nuptial contracts are lesser-known but equally important legal documents that can help couples navigate their financial journey during their marriage.

Entertainment and employment rights.

Entertainment and employment rights.

As the industry continues to evolve and expand, ongoing efforts to protect employment rights are crucial for fostering a fair and sustainable environment for all those working in South Africa’s diverse and vibrant entertainment industry.

Your childs right to maintenance.

Your childs right to maintenance.

In South Africa, both parents are legally obligated to provide financial support for their children through child maintenance. This responsibility is shared equally between the parents, and each has the right to claim on behalf of their children if the other parent falls behind in their obligations.

Bail: the what, when and how.

Bail: the what, when and how.

In South Africa, there is a choice a person holds as to whether or not you wish to remain imprisoned or if you wish to be released on bail. There are occasions when the state will oppose the granting of Bail where the party is a flight risk and/or where the crime committed is of such a nature that the release on bail would be harmful to the community.

Divorce, contested or uncontested.

Divorce, contested or uncontested.

Divorce is not as simple as just calling it quits on your marriage. Often, many considerations have to take place when considering divorce, and often people are left uncertain as to what route could be best for both parties to ensure that there is an amicable and fair separation.

Valid employment contracts.

Valid employment contracts.

Whilst South Africans are by and large well informed on their Labour rights and the right to refer matters to the Commission for Conciliation Mediation and Arbitration. There appears to be a lack of understanding regarding the need for employment contracts.

Freedom of expression online.

Freedom of expression online.

In the digital age, the internet and social media platforms have become powerful tools for individuals to express their opinions and share information. However, the ease of disseminating content online raises important legal considerations, particularly concerning the boundaries of freedom of expression.

Ante-nuptial contracts and accrual.

Ante-nuptial contracts and accrual.

Marriage is one of the biggest choices you will make in your life. However, not everyone who enters into a marriage is aware that it comes with a burden upon you and your partners’ estate.

Know your right at a road block.

Know your right at a road block.

Encountering a police roadblock can be a nerve-racking experience for any driver, but it is crucial to understand your rights and responsibilities in such situations.

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