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RUFUS FRIDAY

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Court proceedure and plea bargaining

Thank you. The right of the Accused's person to a no cost legal representative is a Constitutional right. On his next court appearance, a legal aid lawyer will be assigned to him by the court. After this,...

Jan 17, 20185
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I need information regarding getting a divorce

In South Africa, only the Regional Magistrate's and the High Courts can grant a decree if divorce. To commence divorce action, the divorcing party issues a summons which is served personally on the other...

Jan 17, 20185
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How do I go about getting my belongings from an ex?

Thank you. That could be theft. What you should do is to approach the police station in the area where your Ex resides and open up a case of theft. If the police could not assist you in this regard, what...

Jan 17, 20185
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Legal action for damaged goods

Thank you. Section 56, read with section 55, of the Consumer Protection Act, provides that all goods sold to a consumer are sold with an implied warranty of quality, that cannot be contracted out of or...

Jan 16, 20185
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Equitable settlement after 42 year marriage

Thank you. You did not, unfortunately, indicate the type of marital regime that is applicable to your marriage. However, irrespective of the applicable regime, you and your wife can enter into a settlement...

Jan 16, 20185
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Splitting of Pension fund

Hello. In terms of the Divorce Act, pension fund savings, including provident fund, and retirement annuity, form part of the parties assets at divorce, and must be considered during division of...

Jan 16, 20185
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CPA – Direct Marketing – Cooling-off Period

Your post is well received, thank you. One thing is clear- a verbal agreement/contract was entered into between yourself and the web-designer for the purposes of designing a business website in your favour....

Jan 15, 20185
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Baby 9 months , not married,

Thank you. The immediate option available to your daughter would be to file for child support at the Maintenance court in the area where she resides with her 9 months old child. But, that would be a cumbersome...

Jan 14, 20185
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“Wife” illegally used my information

Thank you sir. Approaching the Maintenance Court in the area where your children resides would have been the best option for your wife to enforce from you, the payments of your children's school fees....

Jan 14, 20185
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Interim rental fee was charged to me without having the device/product

Thank you. Your starting point would be to look at what the contract provides in order to establish the extent of your liability. Unfortunately, I will not be able to advise you appropriately as i do not...

Jan 14, 20185
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Car was a write off but it’s been involved in a crime.

Thank you. I think the traffic/license department is better positioned to assist. But before you do, adduce affidavit and attach proof of the court outcome. I have no doubt your matter will be effectively...

Jan 14, 20185
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Partner never wanted to sign a contract

Thank you. There are five requirements for formation of partnership, and one of them is that the parties must sign a contract or enter into agreement between or amongst themselves toward the formation...

Jan 14, 20185
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private Sale with now ex boyfriend-Car Payments- Can i get some money back

Thank you for your question. It is clear that there was a valid contract between you and your Ex boyfriend, but onething that must be understood is that contract is not merely terminated simply because...

Jan 13, 20185
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Salary paid in wrong account

Thank you. It is clear that the error and delay are bank's doing, not Turnerland Manufacturing. The position of Payment Association of South Africa [ PASA] in this situation is that the customer...

Jan 13, 20185
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Presumption of death

Thank you. It is difficult to obtain a death certificate in absence of a body. South Africa law, as it stands, does not make a presumption of death automatic after a certain number of years. Only the...

Jan 12, 20185
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Employment contract issues

Your question is received, thank you. I can understand that your intended business is in the same industry as your employer but note that if the end product you plan to market and sell is the brainchild...

Jan 11, 20185
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Travelling-Overtime….

Your question is received, thank you. I am somewhat confused by the words travelling overtime. Whether you meant travelling allowance or Overtime work. However, i have to presume that your question is...

Jan 11, 20185
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Do I owe my deceased wifes creditors?

Thank you. Every marriage is presumed to be entered into in community of property until otherwise proven through the registration of a valid ANC- AnteNuptial Contract. To answer your question, you will...

Jan 11, 20185
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Can I run a subscription service for fixing cars

Thank you and sorry for the delay. It is your Constitutional right to chose any trade or profession of your choice, however such trade or business must be legal and the applicable laws and regulations...

Jan 11, 20185
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