ARTICLES RELATING TO LAW

Trust funds not just for super rich

2015-06-01 17:17

While many people have heard about trust funds, not everyone knows that you don’t have to be a billionaire to set one up and ensure your money is spent wisely.

Safeguarding children through divorce

2015-03-04 13:08

A family law specialist advises couples on how to have their children's best interests during the trying time called divorce.

Lowering the age of sexual consent to 12

2015-02-10 13:16

Jennifer Thorpe examines the loopholes in the South African law concerning sex between teenagers from ages 12 to 15.

A century's old bank for a century's old law firm

2014-12-02 09:43

ADVERTORIAL: With over 147 years in the legal profession, Garlicke & Bousfield has built a solid reputation as one of the leading law firms in KwaZulu-Natal.

No more VAT fat for developers

2014-10-01 10:52

Unprepared property developers are in for a nasty shock when VAT relief designed to assist with cash flow comes to an end on the first day of 2015.

Considerations before moving in together

2014-09-22 15:08

Many couples consider moving in together at some stage in their relationships and it is important to consider the financial implications of living together.

Sex workers call on government to decriminalise sex work

2014-07-29 13:59

Decriminalisation of sex work has been found to have the greatest potential effect on HIV infections.

Little law breakers

2014-04-16 01:15

Have your children broken the law? Mine have and they’re not even teenagers yet!

Voting #selfies not allowed

2014-03-18 14:08

If you thought of taking a selfie on election day whilst voting, think again - you might end up in jail.

Award for best IP law firm in South Africa

2014-03-03 18:03

Adams & Adams gets the PMR Diamond Award for Best IP Law firm in South Africa.

 

That awkward pre-marriage discussion … and why you need to have it

2015-03-10 10:28

Sometimes we have to scratch the record of romance and face reality before getting married.

Thailand passes law to end 'rent-a-womb' tourism

2015-02-24 15:05

Thailand has given preliminary approval for a draft law to make commercial surrogacy a crime.

Getting legal support after a sexual assault or rape

2014-12-10 09:31

In a society of rape culture and very little justice for women, there is only one thing that can give us power, and that is knowledge. Here are a few important things to know about your rights.

Oscar – the long-awaited verdict

2014-10-22 11:14

Oscar’s received a lenient sentence, and with good behaviour, could be out of jail and back in the mansion in less than a year. CyberShrink comments.

Damages for adultery no longer allowed

2014-09-26 15:38

The Supreme Court of Appeal has ruled that adultery is no longer a legal basis for claiming compensation for harm.

Still no justice for Warrior dog buried alive by school principal

2014-09-18 14:15

A school principal who buried a live stray dog has still not been brought to justice.

Is it finally time to end the war on drugs?

2014-05-08 11:08

Nobel-prize winning economists, the deputy prime minister of Britain and others all say the same thing: it's time to end the war on drugs.

UK to set drug-driving limits

2014-03-28 14:29

The British government’s ambition to create drug-driving limits moved a step closer following the results of two public consultations. Should such limits be applied in SA?

No-driver cars: Still testing, laws needed now

2014-03-12 09:56

Driverless cars are being tested but might only be in global markets in several years, yet the California State has been tasked to write the legislature for this new technology before it's even a reality. Oy vey.

Know your rights: Child maintenance

2013-09-26 09:45

Stop worrying about how you will ensure your children’s financial future and get clued up.

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