I am often asked by clients and friends what they should do when they are stopped at a roadblock on their way home from a restaurant, the golf club or a social event where alcohol was consumed. My first reaction is always: “Do not drink and drive!” However, we are human and sometimes we overstep...Read More
The advent of technology, more specifically the initiation of sharing personal information via platforms such as the internet, has mandated the development of legislation which protects vital personal information. We all find the idea of standing in a long queue to be a daunting sight. Technology has allowed us to circumvent the tiring month-end queues...Read More
Met die huidige heersende droogte in die Wes-Kaap, begin al hoe meer mense hulself te wend tot die boor van boorgate vir die gebruik van boorgatwater vir huishoudelike doeleindes.Die vraag ontstaan egter of ‘n persoon die boorgat by jou plaaslike munisipaliteit moet laat registreer, aldan nie? ‘n Persoon het nie toestemming van jou plaaslike munisipaliteit...Read More
A note received from our client after the adoption process was completed successfully. “Our heartfelt thanks goes out to the both of you for an incredible and difficult negotiation on our behalf during the adoption process. Ever since our initial phone conversation a few years ago, we felt confident and knew right from the beginning,...Read More
Faure & Faure Inc.’s dynamic Family Law team was privileged to be a part of two successful adoptions finalised during the first part of 2018. We are proud of our positive contribution to these minor children’s lives and future. One of the adoption applications, recently finalised, was for a minor child who was removed from...Read More
In South Africa, three different marital regimes exist: Marriage in community of property Marriage out of community of property (with accrual) Marriage out of community of property (without accrual) It is important to note that in South Africa, our default marital regime is “in community of property”. For many couples this is not the ideal...Read More
Many property developers and purchasers are unsure how the increase in the VAT rate to 15% will affect their property deals signed before 1 April 2018. What does the VAT Act say? Section 9(3)(d)(ii) and (iii) state that “where goods consisting of fixed property or any real right therein are supplied under a sale, that...Read More
Since 2016, Faure & Faure Inc. Director, Lloyd Fortuin, serves as Deputy-Registrar of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa. He was licensed as Deputy Provincial Registrar on 28 Sep 2016. Photo: Mr. Lloyd Fortuin (left) with Archbishop and Metropolitan of the Anglican Church of Southern Africa, Thabo Makgoba (middle) and Reverent Jerome (right).