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Your rights as a pedestrian or passenger in a Road Accident

WHAT ARE YOUR RIGHTS AS A PEDESTRIAN OR PASSENGER IN A ROAD ACCIDENT? Did you know that as a pedestrian involved in an accident you may have a claim against ...
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Minors and RAF Claims

MINORS CLAIMING FROM RAF FOR LOSS OF SUPPORT IN RESPECT OF MOTOR VEHICLE ACCIDENTS Have you lost a parent or child in a motor vehicle accident? Are you a guardian ...
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Gender-based and Domestic Violence

Gender-based & Domestic Violence #amInext Human rights' group Amnesty International said recently that gender-based and domestic violence in South Africa has reached "alarming levels" 3915 women and children were murdered ...
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Personal Injury Law

Personal Injury Law Far too often people make the fatal error of not seeking legal advice due to the fear of legal fees. Taking the law into your own hands ...
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South African Civil Law

South Africa’s legal system underwent a dramatic change with the adoption in 1996 of the new Constitution. And civil procedures were one of the branches of the law that heralded ...
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Civil Litigation

Civil Litigation is a legal proceeding that involves disputes of a non-criminal nature. In other words, this can include legal matters such as couples seeking a divorce, tenants fighting with ...
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ROAD ACCIDENT FUND OVERVIEW

The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is a government-supported insurance fund that provides compensation to the victims of road accidents in South Africa. Every time you purchase petrol or diesel, you ...
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RAF – Do you need an Attorney?

Every year, thousands of motor accidents occur on South African roads. The Road Accident Fund (RAF) is responsible for compensating those who are seriously injured in accidents they didn’t cause ...
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DOG BITE CLAIMS

A large number of dog bites are reported every year. Dog bites can result in trauma, disfigurement and may even be fatal. Being attacked and bitten by a dog can ...
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Unlawful Arrest – What you should know

Whether you have never been arrested, or if you have already seen the inside of "the grill", it is important to understand your rights and to know what constitutes an ...
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Isondlo sengane

Uma abazali bengane bengasashadile noma bengasathandani,bobabili abazali kufanele kube ukuthi bayayinakekela ingane nokuthi ikhuliseka kahle yini,kakhulu uma kuziwa kwezezimali. Bobabili abazali kufanele kube ukuthi bayafaka imali ekuthenini ingane yabo inakekeleke ...
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The documents required to launch a claim with the Road Accident Fund

Road Accident Fund KZN and what you need to claim. How to claim: The first step in claiming from the RAF is to gather all the necessary documents and submit ...
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Divorce Litigation and Divorce Mediation… Know the difference….

If a married couple has decided on getting divorced, the process may seem daunting and uncomfortable. However, it can be done efficiently, but there may still be a lot of ...
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Road Accident Fund KZN

How to claim: The first step in claiming from the RAF is to gather all the necessary documents and submit them to our offices in Ballito KZN. The documents required ...
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Claiming for Train Accident – PRASA

Have you been injured on a Metrorail-operated train? Or at a Metrorail station? Has the breadwinner of your household been killed as a result of a Metrorail-related accident? If you ...
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Claiming Loss of Income / Support from the RAF

Road accidents are not only traumatic, they’re expensive. If you were injured as a result of the accident, you will be able to claim for loss of income from the ...
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Forfeiture of Benefits in a Divorce

Forfeiture of benefits in a divorce means that one of the two parties within the union is ordered by the court to forfeit his or her benefits of the marriage, ...
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Personal injury law matters

Personal injury is a legal term for an injury to the body, mind or emotions, as opposed to an injury to property. Personal injury actions are instituted against a person ...
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CLAIMING FOR GENERAL DAMAGES FROM THE ROAD ACCIDENT FUND

A Claimant can claim general damages for pain and suffering and for loss of the “amenities of life” (impairment) as a result of an injury sustained in a motor vehicle ...
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CHILD MAINTENANCE

When the parents of child are no longer married or in a relationship, both parents will still be responsible for the child’s wellbeing and upbringing, especially as far as financial-related ...
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THE TOP FIVE MOST STRESSFUL LIFE EVENTS

The top five most stressful life events – in no particular order – include: -Divorce -Major illness or injury -Job loss -Death of a loved one -Moving Whilst we may ...
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RAF CLAIMS AND TREATMENT PROCESS

Road Accident Fund You are able to claim from the Road Accident Fund for injuries sustained or death arising from an accident on the road. It is administrated by the ...
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The Checklist of Divorce

Legally, financially, and emotionally- Divorce is complicated. It is best to be prepared for all the in’s and out’s of divorce so we have created a checklist for you to ...
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Why entering into a antenuptial agreement is so important?

When it comes to planning a wedding, the last thing you think about is an antenuptial agreement.  Agreeing to a certain marital regime isn’t about planning for your marriage to ...
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The Divorce Process in South Africa

The divorce process in South Africa is relatively simple.  This article outlines everything you need to know. Civil marriages, civil unions and religious marriages conducted by registered marriage officers can ...
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Things to Consider when Getting a Divorce

There is a lot to consider during divorce proceedings, including getting your paperwork and asset ducks in a row. Part of the divorce procedures, depending on the marital regime, will ...
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Road accident draft bill: victims will benefit

The Road Accident Benefit Scheme (RABS) policy will soon come into operation, paving the way for the transformation of the Road Accident Fund (RAF). RABS is aimed at reaching more ...
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Yes, you need a lawyer!

Not every legal matter requires the use of an attorney. Fighting a speeding ticket and going to small claims courts are two examples. However, in many other situations involving a ...
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General Legal Services

GROBBELAAR Incorporate provides a range of general legal services in Ballito, on the North Coast of South Africa. Our general legal services include Civil Litigation, where we attend to matters ...
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Don’t get divorced without help

Going through a divorce is traumatic. In addition to dealing with heartache and possible betrayal, you also need to think about your children, assets, court procedures and how you will ...
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What is the Road Accident Fund and how do I claim?

All users of South African roads are eligible for social insurance, should they be in an accident.  This includes passengers in a vehicle, pedestrians, cyclists, drivers, and those not involved ...
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