The National Credit Regulator (NCR) is tackling three big issues that are currently hurting consumers of credit. Consumers of credit are any consumers that buy on or utilise credit; and there is no doubt that that we are exploited by the Credit Providers. It is the NCR who needs to intervene in these areas. These […]
The Legal Profession: Lawyers: Who are they and what functions do they deliver?
In this blog; we thought we would answer a question which often arises; as the man in the street gets confused between lawyers, attorneys, advocates and several other generic names for those who practice law as legal practitioners. We hope to clarify this question. Who and what are lawyers?
In our last blog we looked at proprietary rights on divorce. Today we look specifically at pension benefits at divorce. One needs to be very careful about how retirement benefits are divided between spouses at the time of a divorce. Many people including their own attorneys get it wrong and leave non-member spouses, in particular, […]
It is a sad fact of life that many of our marriages end up in a divorce; and as the statistics imply that up to two thirds of all marriages, depending where you live and into what social bracket you fall, end in a divorce; it is advisable to know your rights. A divorce order […]