Specialists in Divorce Law, Labour Law, Debt Collection and Litigation.
At Vermeulen Attorneys, our team of specialists takes pride in providing service that is competent, efficient, and transparent. Our dedicated team of attorneys, candidate attorneys, debt collection agents and paralegals are committed to ensuring that our clients’ best interests are looked after.
Cathleen attained her Law Degree (LLB) from the University of Johannesburg in 2009. She commenced service of Articles of Clerkship in 2010 and was admitted as an Attorney by the North Gauteng High Court on 28 June 2012. On 15 February 2013, she was admitted to appear...
Mervyn Vermeulen attained his Law Degree (LLB) from the University of South Africa (Unisa) in 2010. In 2011 he commenced serving articles of clerkship, and was admitted to practise as an Attorney by the North Gauteng High Court on 23 April 2013. On 3 May 2013 he was...
Chante Mouton attained her law degrees (BA Law & LLB) from the University of Johannesburg in 2011 and 2013 respectively. She commenced her articles of clerkship in 2014 and was subsequently admitted to practise as an attorney by the North Gauteng High Court in...
Areas of Practice
Our debt collection call centre staff and debt collection attorneys ensure that debts are recovered as quickly as possible:
- Call Centre Collections;
- Debt Collection Litigation;
- ITC Listings;
We assist our clients to prepare a proper foundation for their marriage. Our services include:
- Consultation and Advice;
- Drafting of the Antenuptial Contract;
Browse a variety of our legal articles and find the answer to some of your questions
Writing off bad debt can be very upsetting. You are owed the money, the services were rendered. Why must I write off bad debt? Here’s what the law says on the topic. Let’s first look at prescription What does it mean? Prescribed debt is old debt that has been written off by credit providers. What […]
What if you have a client who owes you money, but you can no longer get hold of them? Someone who owes you money who has ‘disappeared’. Well tracing is a sort of magic on its own. With debtors defaulting on their payments on the rise tracing is ideal! If you delivered a service in […]
Ever been asked to sign surety for debt? should it be your child’s study loan, a bond, a car, on behalf of your company or any other debt. Surety is a big responsibility. You agree to take over payment and be liable for debt should the ‘principal’ not be able to pay it or defaults. […]
Ever found yourself rolling your eyes at the excuses made by debtors that was supposed to pay their account ages ago? Working with debtors daily we found that there are a few trending excuses. Let’s have a look at the most common excuses made by debtors. The “I never got the invoice, please re-send it”. […]
Cybercrime, because it does not take place physically, is a form of crime which very few people take seriously. Being naïve on the internet or being reckless with information online, is what gets many people in “sticky situations” when it comes to them being victims of cybercrime. This article endeavours to explore the definition of […]
“I pay maintenance for my child religiously every month because I know the separation is not their fault. They deserve to be taken care of and their needs are my responsibility. What I cannot handle though is my ex preventing me from seeing my child despite me paying maintenance. Should I continue paying the maintenance […]
Previously, I wrote an article that asked the question whether an employee can be dismissed if caught smoking cannabis at or directly prior to work. In a recent judgment handed down in the matter of Mtembu and Other v NCT Durban Wood Chips (2019) 4 BALR 369 (CCMA) the CCMA held that an employee can […]
Employers tend to employ employees on a fixed term contract for specific reasons. This will usually include an employee going on maternity leave or where an employee provides services to a company, which will only be for a fixed period or at the occurrence of a specific event. Employees cannot keep their employers on a […]
When deciding whether to institute legal action for amounts due to either you personally, or to your company, it is a fantastic idea to do a vetting process before making the decision whether or not to sue. There are several factors which to consider, the most important hereof being whether there is a likely collection […]
EXECUTION OF JUDGMENTS- WHAT CAN THE SHERIFF ATTACH? When a creditor is in possession of a judgment in its favour, it is in a position to execute this judgment. What exactly is execution and what goods can a creditor execute upon? What is execution? When judgment is granted the creditor may issue a document referred […]