ARTICLES RELATING TO LAW

Getting legal support after a sexual assault or rape

2016-04-26 15:30

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.

Court ruling: is the cheapest hospital plan all you now need?

2016-03-13 12:22

A judgment of the Supreme Court of Appea raises the question whether this now overrides your scheme’s benefit schedule?

Does your will say what you mean?

2016-02-08 12:51

Is your will clear to the executor of your estate? Make sure it is by following advice from Willie Fourie, head of estate and trust services at PSG.

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

There is a big difference between children engaging in sexual acts with each other and adults preying on underage teens.

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.

 
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#FreeKesha: Rape culture is real and it’s happening to Kesha

2016-02-23 11:00

Despite rape and abuse, the court forces Kesha to stay bound to her contract and produce 6 more albums.

10 things your e-commerce website must have

2015-08-19 13:45

Key features are needed to operate an e-commerce website effectively, according to an expert.

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.

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!

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