Marriage and money: What to consider before you tie the knot

2018-12-29 10:05

In between the wedding planning, it's crucial to consider what type of marital regime you're entering into before you start your life together.

Living with your partner in a vat en sit arrangement may now grant you this same right as married couples

2018-11-27 15:51

Couples may not need to be married for them to claim for loss of support and maintenance in case of the death of their partner.

Black Bar association a positive step to fight racism in legal fraternity

2018-11-07 11:47

It should be an inspiration to us that the new Bar association has categorically declared itself unapologetically black, writes Mcebo Dlamini.

WATCH: Why you shouldn't make sex tapes, and why it's a crime to share them

2018-10-29 06:02

Lawyer and social media expert Emma Sadleir has warned that anyone who redistributes personal sexual videos is committing a criminal offence.

Uber says its SA drivers will be 'at risk' if transport law amendments pass

2018-08-20 18:31

The SA arm of Uber has raised concerns over proposed amendments to the National Land Transport Act, which include fines and imprisonment for operating e-hailing services without proper licenses.

Zuma's Stalingrad strategy is still very much in use

2018-08-03 07:41

The more things are claimed to change the more they remain resolutely the same, writes Serjeant at the Bar.

Pursuing a plan with fashion

2018-06-24 06:26

She made detours into design, social sciences and banking, but never took her eyes off the prize of being a lawyer.

A 'good housewife' asks for R63 000 alimony from her ex-partner – why common law marriage is a myth

2018-06-11 00:00

This is what you should do to protect yourself legally if you’re in a long term partnership.

Six things that concern the tobacco industry about the new draft bill

2018-05-18 07:42

Tobacco industry bodies have raised six concerns about the Control of Tobacco Products and Electronic Delivery Systems Bill, recently gazetted by government for public comments.

3 people share their sexual harassment stories - but what does the law say? (TRIGGER WARNING)

2018-04-26 10:46

What it’s like to be sexually harassed and what you can do about it.


This is how much South Africa’s listeriosis victims may get, lawyers say

2018-12-05 10:00

There are some 1,000 claimants in the class action lawsuit triggered by Listeria traced back to Tiger Brands' Enterprise polony factory. If they are all successful in those claims, best-guess estimates suggest they will be paid between R100 million and R2 billion.

Regulators will engage with insurers following Momentum fiasco

2018-11-23 15:32

The Financial Sector Conduct Authority will engage with the sector to map a way forward, following developments at insurer Momentum.

Here's why launching a dagga product in South Africa could be a nightmare

2018-11-01 18:38

SA’s trademark laws prohibit the registration of names widely regarded as offensive or products with substances that cannot be traded – like dagga.

Rastafarian lawyer Gareth Prince on the decriminalisation of weed

2018-10-03 15:15

Gareth Prince takes us on his legal fight journey against the criminalisation of cannabis.

Poaching your former colleagues could end up costing you more than R280,000 following a key court ruling

2018-08-14 07:13

Massmart decided to pursue a former employee who poached his former colleagues. It paid off for the company.

Advocate accuses 'mainly white' Free State legal Bar of racism

2018-07-03 13:38

An advocate has resigned from the Free State Bar, accusing 'the mainly white Bar' of being hostile and insensitive to issues of transformation.

Mining Charter 'secondary legislation' on its way, Parliament hears

2018-06-12 19:08

The Department of Mineral Resources told Parliament that it had reached consensus that the soon coming Mining Charter would serve as “secondary legislation”.

No more excuses - here's how to get someone to pay their papgeld

2018-05-23 12:00

This new reality show highlighting child maintenance disputes is making waves on social media. Here's what you should know about how to deal with papgeld dodgers.

Smokers beware: the law is coming

2018-05-06 00:01

Tougher legislation is on the cards for smokers – and they could soon see themselves running out of public places to take their smoke breaks.

A priority legal system for high and mighty?

2018-04-22 06:01

In the recent past, many have observed that South Africa’s criminal justice system operates in parallels, writes Dumisane Lubisi.

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