South Africa Law

Get your South African law questions answered by Experts

Ask a Lawyer,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related South Africa Law Questions
I have registered a domain www.usedbmwparts.co.za and have
I have registered a domain www.usedbmwparts.co.za and have received corespondence from lawyers representing BMW stating we need to delete our domain due to the BMW brand name forming part of the domai… read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
1,746 satisfied customers
We bought a pizza franchise in November 2012, after paying
We bought a pizza franchise in November 2012, after paying the joining fee in September 2012. After that we were refused a franchise agreement due to numerous reasons that kept on changing, such as a … read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
1,746 satisfied customers
Please ignore my question as you have already deducted R180 from my ac
Please ignore my question as you have already deducted R180 from my account and now want me to upgrade my request before replying. This is a typical scam / fraud which I will not entertain ! I will al… read more
Expert
Expert
I own a franshisee business Pest Control and Cleaning Specialist
I own a franshisee business Pest Control and Cleaning Specialist in Pietermaritzburg. I signed a contract 5 years ago with the Franshisor, not to work any where in South Africa years. Are that contrac… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
2,826 satisfied customers
Hi, I signed a restraint of trade agreement 10 months ago,
Hi, I signed a restraint of trade agreement 10 months ago, and now wish to proceed with selling property again. My previous company was a property Company. The restraint says I may not work in the sam… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
2,826 satisfied customers
I am not sure which legal category this falls in? There is
I am not sure which legal category this falls in? There is a person on FB - possibly a fake profile - which is periodically stalking my daughter. This person (She) knows very personal stuff, and would… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Dear Sir, We own a Goldwagen franchise in Ermelo since
Dear Sir, We own a Goldwagen franchise in Ermelo since 2006, the Franchisor have now decided that the computers and programmes that they stipulated and supplied (these VISION Programme were paid for b… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
2,826 satisfied customers
We are franchisors in a Dance business in South Africa with
We are franchisors in a Dance business in South Africa with branches countrywide. The business deals with children in pre primary and primary school. We have started a new business, also in dance whic… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I bought a Franshice from Baltorinas Unique Babys in 2007
I bought a Franshice from Baltorina's Unique Baby's in 2007 with the understanding that I am the only one that can sell these babies in this area. In 2010 my Franschise Headoffice did a deal with the … read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
Six months ago , I bought into a franchise , I was the very
Six months ago , I bought into a franchise , I was the very first franchisee of the brand in Cape Town.I bought it based on the projections that the franchisor gave to me.I paid my monthly fees as agr… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
Hi there, I bought a franchise in January this year. Im
Hi there, I bought a franchise in January this year. I'm not happy with what I'm getting for the money I put in. Most of the promises made both verbally and in the disclosure document have not been ke… read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 satisfied customers
I am trying to get out of a contract. I am a sole proprietor
I am trying to get out of a contract. I am a sole proprietor wanting to leave the franchise. My contract states I can't work for 6 months if I resign. Is this legal if I am the breadwinner… read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 satisfied customers
We have recently sold a franchise to someone who has proven
We have recently sold a franchise to someone who has proven to be unable to market and grow the business due to lack of funds on his side. He was dishonest about his financial situation and we've subs… read more
inciteadvisor
inciteadvisor
Commercial Lawyer
Post graduate degree- LLB
814 satisfied customers
How do you lay a complaint against a Property Franchisor in
How do you lay a complaint against a Property Franchisor in terms of contravention of the Consumer Protection Act with regards ***** ***** Franchisees of that company?… read more
Shaie Zindel
Shaie Zindel
Attorney
B.A. (RAU); BProc (RAU)
1,250 satisfied customers
I need advice from a lawyer specializing in franchise law.
I need advice from a lawyer specializing in franchise law. I am a franchisee with an optometric practice in South Africa. Our franchisor has started with a national revamp of our stores (paid for by t… read more
Bert274
Bert274
Attorney
Master's Degree
648 satisfied customers
I own a retail franchise. The franchisor is insisting that
I own a retail franchise. The franchisor is insisting that I use their vendor to a store revamp. The franchisors vendor is the husband of their own head of properties (clear conflict of interests) who… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Good day, my daughter is selling her boot camp franchise in
Good day, my daughter is selling her boot camp franchise in Bedfordview, South Africa as she is immigrating to Australia with her husband that has secured a job there. She got an offer to purchase her… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
Hi I did ask this question earlier but I dont I made myself
Hi I did ask this question earlier but I don't I made myself clear enough and am still a little confused and obviously worried I have a current account with ABSA bank. This account was used to pay a p… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 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

2,826 satisfied customers

Practicing attorney and conveyancer with 16 years post article experience.

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

Christiaan K

Christiaan K

238 satisfied customers

Attorney & Director at Lombard Kotze Incorporated

< 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