prescription Be wary of prescription – don’t drag your feet to collect your debt Posted on 14 April 2015 Prescription is a term used to indicate that the time period to institute legal proceedings against a debtor has lapsed. It is thus not a legal term that should be easily ignored, as having your claim prescribe might mean the end […]

voice of the child

voice of the child Does a child have a voice in its parents’ legal battle? Posted on 14 April 2015 It is often said “parents know best” – but when parents become embroiled in litigation against each other and children are involved, it can become very difficult for them to set their own interests aside and allow the interests of […]


contract Can you cancel a contract by email? Posted on 16 March 2015 Your agreement is signed, sealed and delivered! You know that in the agreement a non-variation clause stipulates that no variation or consensual termination of the agreement shall be of any force or effect unless in writing and signed by both parties thereto. This clause seems simple enough…. […]

law, lawyers and lifestyle

Law, lawyers and lifestyle Speak no law without justice for all! LAWYA INC Founded by George Kleynhans January 2015 Welcome to our world of law, lawyers and lifestyle. We invite you to subsribe and join our discussion at law. George Kleynhans

Rescue your business

Rescuing your Business By Benno de Klerk | Posted on 25 October 2012 The Companies Act of 2008, which commenced on 1 May 2011, brought about major changes to South-Africa’s Company Law. One of the positive changes for Companies that are financially in distress is the concept of Business Rescue. “Business Rescue” means proceedings to facilitate the rehabilitation of a […]

employment contract

employment contract Top 5 aspects that should be included in your employment contract Posted on  19 October 2014   You’ve just landed what should hopefully be your dream job and your new employer has provided you with your employment contract to sign. You want to sign, make it official and celebrate but you are worried that you may be missing something […]


cannibis Dr. Gilman was reviewing a composite scan of the brains of 20 pot smokers, ages 18 to 25. What she and fellow researchers at Harvard and Northwestern University found within those scans surprised them. Even in the seven participants who smoked only once or twice a week, there was evidence of structural differences in two significant regions of the […]

medical negligence

Medical negligence claims: what does the law say Posted on 11 September 2014 Medical negligence can take place in so many ways, and as a result it sometimes appears impossible for the ordinary man on the street to know when and for what he may claim. In this article we highlight a few examples of possible negligence claims and the […]

debtor’s survival guide

debtor’s survival guide Debt is an everyday reality for most South Africans. Whether such debt relates to your home mortgage, your car finance, shopping cards or in general to just survive, debt is there and a constant source of worry for many consumers. But worrying unfortunately won’t take away the debt and management of your debt must remain a key […]


Eviction Evicting the Unlawful Occupier: Why the PIE is not always so tasty! Posted on 02 June 2014 It is now the third month in a row the tenant has failed to pay his rental, and it doesn’t look like this tenant will ever be in a position to make up the outstanding rent. Can you quickly evict the tenant […]