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Here are a few simple steps and measures to take if a dog bites you: If there is even a slight possibility that a dog behaves aggressively towards you, do not provoke or tease or taunt the dog further. Rather choose to ignore the dog and create a barrier between you. Step 1: The attack. After a dog... Read More

There is no lie that a dog is a man’s best friend. But what happens when the best friend bites a person? If your dog attacks or injures an individual, you could be held liable for your dog’s actions. Get this: even if it is an unlawful trespasser on your property who got injured. Read More

A and B fell in love and a few years later decided they want to get married. A’s family started with the lobola negotiations, B’s family attended the meetings and both parties’ families came to an agreement with regard to the lobola amount that needs to be paid on behalf of the bride. Luckily B had... Read More

A made his wife B the sole-beneficiary in his will. A and B gets divorced. A did not amend his will. Five months later A remarries C. A dies a view months later. The executor of A’s estate informs B that she is the sole beneficiary of A’s estate and she inherits everything. Read More

Leona Helmsley The notoriously egomaniacal hotelier famously left $12 million to her Maltese, Trouble, while entirely cutting two of her grandchildren out of her will (for "reasons which are known to them"). Her other two grandchildren didn't get off the hook entirely; their inheritances were... Read More

WHAT IS THE MEANING OF ACCRUAL?  According to the Matrimonial Property Act 88 of 1984, Section 4(1)(a) accrual can be described as follows: “The accrual of the estate of a spouse is the amount by which the net value of the spouse’s estate at the dissolution of the marriage exceeds the net value of... Read More

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