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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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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 […]
DISCLAIMER – THE REGULATIONS REGARDING MINOR CHILDREN WERE MADE PUBLIC ON 7 APRIL 2020, SUBSEQUENT TO THE PUBLICATION OF THIS ARTICLE. HERE IS THE LINK TO OUR ARTICLE DEALING WITH THE NEW POSITION “My name is Wandile. My wife and I are divorced, and we have a shared residency regime with our minor child. President […]
“My name is Paul. My wife and I are divorced, and we have a shared residency regime with our minor child. President Ramaphosa announced the country wide lockdown from the 26th of March 2020 until the 16th of April 2020. I read your previous article about contact rights during the Coronavirus lockdown, but I was wondering if the government has released any regulations to govern this position? How do we continue to share contact with our child during this time? Can I drive to her place to see and fetch my child when it is my days to spend time with him? I am really confused about what is legal to do? Are there are regulations that have been released yet? Please help! I miss my son but I don’t want to be in trouble with the law”
President Ramaphosa announced the country wide lockdown from the 26th of March 2020 until the 16th of April 2020. How do we continue to share contact with our child during this time? What does this lockdown mean for the arrangement we have in place? Should we rather just stay put in our homes and have the one parent exercise physical contact after the lockdown?
Our President has on 23 March 2020 announced that South Africa will as of Friday 27 March 2020, be entering a 21(twenty-one) day lockdown. This will result in most businesses closing their doors for this time period, as our freedom of movement will be restricted to only essential travel for food and medical care.
Amidst the concern, we wish to assure all our clients that Vermeulen Attorneys will remain open for business to safeguard our clients’ interests, albeit without physical attendance at our offices.
Times are tough and we put together some advice from a debt collector.
Our economy has taken a serious knock in recent times. It was frail, to begin with, and Eskom with its constant load-shedding was not making that any easier, but along came the oil war and Coronavirus which caused the entire apple cart to tumble.