Dying intestate – The surviving spouse

By |2019-06-20T16:29:10+02:00November 12th, 2018|Featured, Litigation|

People often put off making a will and eventually die without one, despite the fact that there are various organizations that advocate for people to execute wills. In the event that a person dies intestate (that is, without executing a will) his/her estate is administered in terms of the Administration of Estates Act [Chapter 6:01] [...]

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Invitation to our quarterly IP Seminar

By |2019-06-12T05:48:46+02:00July 20th, 2018|Industrial Design, Litigation, Trade Marks|

DATE: THURSDAY, 9 AUGUST 2018 TIME: 0900-1400 VENUE: BRONTE HOTEL INVESTMENT: $50.00 FACILITATORS: Sara Moyo and Lorraine Takaendesa Overview HONEY & BLANCKENBERG invites you to our quarterly IP Seminar. The Seminar will be led by Sara Moyo and Lorraine Takaendesa. Sara is an IP Attorney and the Senior Partner of Honey & Blanckenberg. She is [...]

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Was this a coup or not a coup – that is the question?

By |2019-06-12T05:37:35+02:00December 20th, 2017|Featured, Litigation|

I dusted off my ancient Webster's International Dictionary looking for inspiration to an answer for what had taken place on the night of the 14th November, 2017. A coup d'état is defined in Webster’s as: "a sudden decisive exercise whereby the existing government is subverted; or there is an unexpected measure of state, more or [...]

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How to obtain a protection order under the Domestic Violence Act [Chapter 5:16]

By |2019-06-12T05:37:58+02:00May 2nd, 2017|Litigation|

Introduction After many years of lobbying by feminists and women’s rights activists, the Domestic Violence Act [Chapter 5:16] (hereafter “the Act”) was passed into law in 2006 and came into operation on 25 October 2007. The need for such a law was to address the rise of violence against women and children. Resistance to the [...]

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