South Africa Law

Get your South African law questions answered by Experts

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related South Africa Law Questions
I recently purchased a lifejacket online from UBUY and it
Hi Pearl, I recently purchased a lifejacket online from UBUY and it arrived and it doesnt fit BUT they wont accept a return or offer refund. Nowhere does it say anything on their policy about non refundable imported goods. Do I ahve any recourse? … read more
LEGAL  BEAGLE
LEGAL BEAGLE
DIRECTOR
BJURIS,LLB
41 satisfied customers
I am tenant with no lease agreement. I have issues with the
Hi I am tenant with no lease agreement. I have issues with the landlady and handled it badly. Yesterday she said tome that she wants me to move out as soon as lockdown is over. My rent is up to date. … read more
Chris K
Chris K
Lawyer
LLB
1,389 satisfied customers
I have a part time unskilled domestic worker - she has been
I have a part time unskilled domestic worker - she has been coming once a week for six months and has never exceeded working 24 hours per month. She is paid R300 per day. She is very difficult to plea… read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,297 satisfied customers
Thanks. Hope you can help. I have a domestic worker that
Hi thanks. Hope you can help. I have a domestic worker that works for us the last 5 years. This year we have been struggling with her . She brakes things , came home one day and my child was on his ow… read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 satisfied customers
I AM AN HR ASSISTANT AND I WAS DISMISSED FOR GROSS MISCONDUCT
I AM AN HR ASSISTANT AND I WAS DISMISSED FOR GROSS MISCONDUCT IN AUG 2013 FOR ISSUING A WARNING INCORRECTLY. I HAVE BASED THE WARNING ON THE MANAGERS INSTRUCTIONS. THERE WAS ALSO SOME HEAR SAY EVIDENC… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,651 satisfied customers
Hi. My domestic told me on the 1st Dec that she could not come
Hi. My domestic told me on the 1st Dec that she could not come to work because her husband is very ill and she has to look after him. After numerous calls (which she did not answer) and sms's she firs… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,613 satisfied customers
I work for British American Tobacco, as a representative.
I work for British American Tobacco, as a representative. Recently, without consultation, a new schedule was forced upon us. This schedule entails a much longer working day, starting at 6 am with a me… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I am employed to do admin work for a lady at her home. she
I am employed to do admin work for a lady at her home. she is rather a very difficult person to work for. She has been on a two week break to Paris and while she was away I did something very bad i pl… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,651 satisfied customers
I need a to know what can be seen as a valid reason to retrench
I need a to know what can be seen as a valid reason to retrench my domestic. She is employed since 2002 five days a week from 8 until 2 and she earns a monthly salary of 1300 per month from which I on… read more
inciteadvisor
inciteadvisor
Commercial Lawyer
Post graduate degree- LLB
814 satisfied customers
I suspect my domestic worker of stealing clothing, and now
I suspect my domestic worker of stealing clothing, and now a cell phone (a friend who also employs her discovered a phone missing which prompted me to check on my backup phone, which is missing). Clot… read more
inciteadvisor
inciteadvisor
Commercial Lawyer
Post graduate degree- LLB
814 satisfied customers
I bought an existing business on 1 Oct 2011 and issued existing
I bought an existing business on 1 Oct 2011 and issued existing staff with new contracts, since they've never had it before - they signed to be on probation for 3 months (standard contract). I dismiss… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,651 satisfied customers
Hy brother has a pharmacy. When his previous cleaner resigned,
Hy brother has a pharmacy. When his previous cleaner resigned, I brought him a lady who had 2 children, Subsequently she had baby no 3 and has just had a miscarriage of no 4. She did not make known to… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I am enquiring on my sisters behalf - she has a little shop
I am enquiring on my sisters behalf - she has a little shop in Plett which was run by her and a partner. They have a clothing label called Strut which they have been wholesaling very succesfully for a… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,651 satisfied customers
I would just like to know i have been renting now for 2yrs
I would just like to know i have been renting now for 2yrs and 5 months in this time i missed 2 months of rent. The owner has now made a list of things i must leave in the house until the fukk amount … read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
Hi there Please help! I employed a domestic worker for the
Hi there Please help! I employed a domestic worker for the last couple of years, initially once a week in my flat in Rivonia, Johannesburg, but for the last approximately nine months twice a week. I s… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I had a maid for 8 months. We had no written contract. She
I had a maid for 8 months. We had no written contract. She caused problems with absenteeism and unreliability. Once, when we went on holidy and left her, living in, in charge of the house and our pets… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
15,651 satisfied customers
Marriage of 16yrs 2 small children 6 and 9 years old. She has
Marriage of 16yrs 2 small children 6 and 9 years old. She has two very small businesses. She has a very Hi IT qualification with an earning capacity of R600 per hour. She has not worked in the last ye… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
I was recently dismissed from my employment and I just need
I was recently dismissed from my employment and I just need to know if I was fairly dismissed. Here is what happened. On a particular Saturday, I decided to sleep over at the Lodge where I was the man… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Mr. Kaplun clearly had an exceptional understanding of the issue and was able to explain it concisely. I would recommend JustAnswer to anyone. Great service that lives up to its promises!

Gary B.Edmond, OK

My Expert was fast and seemed to have the answer to my taser question at the tips of her fingers. Communication was excellent. I left feeling confident in her answer.

EricRedwood City, CA

I am very pleased with JustAnswer as a place to go for divorce or criminal law knowledge and insight.

MichaelWichita, KS

PaulMJD helped me with questions I had regarding an urgent legal matter. His answers were excellent.

Three H.Houston, TX

Anne was extremely helpful. Her information put me in the right direction for action that kept me legal, possible saving me a ton of money in the future. Thank you again, Anne!!

ElaineAtlanta, GA

It worked great. I had the facts and I presented them to my ex-landlord and she folded and returned my deposit. The 50 bucks I spent with you solved my problem.

TonyApopka, FL

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

PHINEAS MOTAUNG

PHINEAS MOTAUNG

Attorney

113 satisfied customers

BACHELOR OF LAWS

Emil

Emil

Attorney

33 satisfied customers

BCom Law LLB, 3 years post article experience as attorney

LCP

LCP

Attorney

21 satisfied customers

BCom (Stell) LLB LLM

Freddie Lombard

Freddie Lombard

Attorney

3,613 satisfied customers

Practicing attorney and conveyancer with 16 years post article experience.

Chris K

Chris K

Lawyer

1,389 satisfied customers

Attorney & Director at Lombard Kotze Incorporated

Shaie Zindel

Shaie Zindel

Attorney

1,250 satisfied customers

All areas of commercial and contract Law - specialist in property advice.

inciteadvisor

inciteadvisor

Commercial Lawyer

814 satisfied customers

B.Com LLB Registered Corporate lawywer

< Previous | Next >

DISCLAIMER: Answers from Experts on JustAnswer are not substitutes for the advice of an attorney. JustAnswer is a public forum and questions and responses are not private or confidential or protected by the attorney-client privilege. The Expert above is not your attorney, and the response above is not legal advice. You should not read this response to propose specific action or address specific circumstances, but only to give you a sense of general principles of law that might affect the situation you describe. Application of these general principles to particular circumstances must be done by a lawyer who has spoken with you in confidence, learned all relevant information, and explored various options. Before acting on these general principles, you should hire a lawyer licensed to practice law in the jurisdiction to which your question pertains.

The responses above are from individual Experts, not JustAnswer. The site and services are provided “as is”. To view the verified credential of an Expert, click on the “Verified” symbol in the Expert’s profile. This site is not for emergency questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals. Please carefully read the Terms of Service (last updated February 8, 2012).

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x