Welcome to 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.
Areas of Practice
We assist our clients to prepare a proper foundation for their marriage. Our services include:
- Consultation and Advice;
- Drafting of the Antenuptial Contract;
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Whether it be at the beginning or during a divorce, settlement negotiations always seem to be a part of any divorce proceedings. It is therefore important to understand why settlement negotiations are so important, and what the benefits of agreeing to possibly settling a divorce between parties may be. At the beginning of a divorce […]
Getting married is a decision that is not taken lightly. However, the ever-growing question remains: how should each party get married? In recent years there has been a decline in couples deciding to get married in community of property. Most of these couples rather opt for a marriage out of community of property, either with […]
How To Negotiate On Payment Terms with your clients can be difficult to say the least. You want what is due to you, however, having regard to the impact of the pandemic, we need to start looking at our accounts differently. If you are not willing to negotiate at times, you might just end up […]
When is surety required? Most of us have heard of surety and if you are in business, you may even have signed surety at some stage in time. This article seeks to explore when and why, as a creditor, it is important to require a surety from a new client, and how it works when attempting collection and a surety is available.
During the Covid-19 pandemic, many people were forced to grant their debtors, payment holidays. Times have subsequently not necessarily improved and people now need to look at recovering the debt owed to them. Some employees still have not returned to work and some might never. Where does this leave you? It is time to look […]
What is business rescue and what happens to employees during such proceedings?
Business Rescue in very basic terms, is a process that a company voluntarily enters when experiencing financial difficulty with the eye on saving the business from demise.
The Regulations regarding the movement of children during the lockdown have changed once again. The latest Regulation as at the 29th of April 2020 states that, the movement of children between co-holders of Parental Responsibilities and Rights or a caregiver, in the same metropolitan area or district municipality is allowed subject to the following if […]
“My name is Sandra. My husband and I recently instituted divorce proceedings and are still awaiting the endorsement of our Settlement Agreement with regards to the care of our minor children by the Family Advocate. This means that during the lockdown period, we do not have a court order in place governing the arrangement of our minor children, nor do we have a Parenting Place in place that is registered with the Family Advocate to allow us to move the minor children between him and I. What do the regulations in your latest article mean for us? My ex-husband and I would both love to see our children during this lockdown and cannot continue this way. Please advise and thank you for your help!
t this stage, a lot of employers find themselves at an impasse not being able to generate a monthly income, but still being liable for monthly remuneration of employees. The lockdown in essence is affecting the economy of South Africa tremendously. For this reason, employers are faced with no other option but either to have the employees take unpaid leave, if the employees are able to afford it. The alternative, which is the most nuclear option, is to start the Retrenchment process.
If an employee is retrenched, the burning question any employer or employee may have is whether the matter can be referred to the CCMA during the lockdown period.
The South African Nation is currently under Lockdown and a big question is how to approach bad debt during the lockdown. Most businesses have ground to a halt and we are holed up on our homes waiting it out. Although some business can be done remotely, it is safe to say that no-one is running […]