Insolvency and liquidation are complex legal frameworks designed to address financial distress and the orderly winding up of a business or individual's affairs. These processes aim to maximize asset recovery for creditors while ensuring fair treatment for all stakeholders.
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Litigation is a multifaceted legal process that serves as the backbone for resolving disputes in a formal setting, typically a court of law. In South Africa, litigation encompasses a broad spectrum of legal services, each designed to safeguard the rights and interests of the parties involved.
Commercial law ensures that businesses operate fairly, ethically, and within the legal parameters set by the country. In South Africa, commercial law attorneys play a significant role in guiding businesses through the intricate legal landscape, ensuring compliance, and providing legal solutions for business-related issues.
Divorce, also known as the dissolution of marriage, is regulated by the Divorce Act of 1979 in South Africa. The Act governs the legal requirements, procedures, and principles that guide the divorce process in the country.
At its core, a sectional title refers to a distinct form of property ownership. Instead of owning an entire property outright, individuals own a specific portion or 'section' of a larger property or development. This 'section' can be an apartment, a townhouse, or any other unit within a complex.
We provide comprehensive legal services ranging from property conveyancing and development to notrial work and sectional title registrations. In this article, we go into detail about the services we provide.
An antenuptial contract safeguards your individual assets acquired before and during the marriage. By clearly defining which assets belong to each spouse, it ensures that they remain protected and unaffected in the event of divorce or separation.
The Corona virus, or COVID-19, has firmly entrenched itself in the South African way of life and is going about changing practices and habits in a way that none of us could have imagined. It is no longer business as usual.
A will is not valid if it is verbal and should be drafted by a professional to ensure it is valid in the eyes of the law. You can then rest assured that your beneficiaries will inherit as you envisioned.
We are excited to be able to advise that one of PE’s oldest legal firms, Wilke Weiss van Rooyen, will be joining Lexicon with effect from 1 March this year.
They have been practising since 1925 and bring a rich history and tradition for outstanding values to the merged business.
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