Shop closed: How to deregister a company or CC

When the time has come to close shop, a company or close corporation may be deregistered upon request from the company or close corporation or any other third party, but only provided that the company or close corporation: has ceased to carry on business; and has no assets or, because of the inadequacy of its assets, there is no reasonable …

How to apply for spousal maintenance?

Maintenance is the obligation to provide another person, for example a minor, with housing, food, clothing, education and medical care, or with the means that are necessary for providing the person with these essentials. This legal duty to maintain is called ‘the duty to maintain’ or ‘the duty to support’. The duty to maintain is based on blood relationship, adoption, …

Bail in South Africa

In any court case when a person is arrested, the accused person remains to be presumed not guilty until the court finds such person guilty.  In our law no one may be detained without trial. If an accused is arrested, he or she is normally kept in prison or the police cells till the trial is finalised to ensure the …