1. K

    Loan Settlement Letter

    Hi All I am having issues with a financial institution(call it institution A) regarding a personal loan that I took up with them. I had this loan and have been paying it for almost a year. I then decided to take up a consolidation loan with another financial institution. I proceeded to...
  2. S

    Occupational rent a last resort?

    My family and I are purchasing a home. The transfer date is approaching but the convenyancing atterney made a clerical error and now we're unable to attend to the transfer as agreed on. We've paid over R250 000 to ensure all relevant fees are paid and now we're in a bind. The attorney is using...
  3. P

    I owe a someone R12 500.00 which he is now filing for a lawsuit.

    Hi everyone! A month ago, a business associate gave me R5000.00 and I promised him to return it to him as R10 000.00 beginning of January, now we signed a contract and then it stipulated that I will pay R2500 extra if the money comes in later than 10 days. So the contract also stated that...
  4. M

    Are banks a good place to draw up and keep your will?

    Does anyone have any experience regarding where the best place is to draw up and keep your will? I need to do one but have heard conflicting stories about where to go. FNB give me extra eBucks points :D for drawing it up and keeping it there. But I won't do it just for the eBucks if its better...
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    E-mail contracts legally binding

    E-mail contracts legally binding E-mails about a contract could be considered binding, law firm Webber Wentzel said on Thursday
  6. J

    Spam legal letter

    Does anyone have the text of a nice, short-and-to-the-point, FU-type of lawyer's letter that stops spammers in their tracks? Also, does anyone have the name and contact details of a good, fairly-priced lawyer who will be able to meaningfully roast a spammer in court? If your answer to...
  7. J

    Anyone have more info on Lawyer who conned lady out of R1m worth of shares?

    Was listening to radio this morning. There was a lawyer (in Limpopo) I think, who handled the estate of a elderly married couple, and the husband died. This lawyer was also a director at a company (but can't remember the name of the company now), and the deceased husband had 2000 shares in...
  8. QuintonB

    Twitter legal "champion" quits

    Twitter loses top lawyer Twitter’s top lawyer, known as a champion of free speech, unexpectedly stepped down on Friday
  9. A

    Car accident advice

    Hi guys I was involved in a accident 2 years ago. I bumped into a 99 Audi from rear, someone bumped to me as well from rear. It was on N1, and there was a standing still for some reason. The audi was said worthless to repair, so the guy is trying to claim R48000 from me. We are going through...
  10. LazyLion

    Five Pedestrians Run Down

    A Johannesburg lawyer was allegedly drunk when he ploughed his car into twelve pedestrians near Sun City in the North West, killing five and seriously injuring another seven, the Beeld reported on Wednesday.. The lawyer, 35, appeared in the Mogwase Magistrate's Court on Tuesday and has been...
  11. S

    Emigrating and a law degree.

    Hi guys, Next year will be my last year of studying for my law degree. Most of my subjects are completed with distinctions. I was also granted special permission from the dean of the law faculty to do both my BCom Law and LLB simultaneously. My average is between 75 and 80% and every law...
  12. jes

    WikiLeaks founder fights Swedish claims with star lawyer

    WikiLeaks founder fights Swedish claims with star lawyer WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has hired one of Sweden's top defence lawyers ahead of a looming decision by prosecutors about whether he will face molestation charges, reports said Tuesday.
  13. A

    Scammed on bidorbuy

    I bought an iPhone on bidorbuy (yeah...I should have known better!). After weeks of waiting I finally got it and it was FAKE. She :mad:(rowenarene):mad: also sold fake phones to at least 4 others. I contacted the seller and she assured me that she made a mistake and will refund me my money...
  14. Daruk

    Unfair blacklisting - what should change?

    Surely there is a way for this country to sort out unfair blacklistings? My suggestion: Allow the person who was unfairly blacklisted to sue the pants off the attorneys or other firm who applied to have the person blacklisted in the first place... for potential loss of earnings AND defamation...
  15. J

    I need a good laywer? aka a shark

    Where can I get 'n good lawyer, a "shark"? Preferably in the cape area, but I guess any area should do since the lawyers here are all "akte/divorce lawyers". And then they still charge you R2000 minimum without doing anything, which leaves you back at the beginning of the loop.
  16. LazyLion

    Anti Pirate Bay Lawyer Has Name Changed By Pranksters LMAO! :D I'm sorry... but that is just funny! :D
  17. R

    Another legal quandry

    Hi Guys, Another legal problem! I have a contract with the buyer of my house that he will pay the full amount of the bond by the 26th of each month into my bank account, he has done so for the last 3 months. This contract is directly between us, the seller, and them, the buyers. We have...