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
His Peal, I have a situation with a client thats wedding was
His Peal, I have a situation with a client thats wedding was postponed prematurely by the hosting venue as a fear of Covid-19 virus pandemic. We charge a non refundable deposit to secure the date for … read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,103 satisfied customers
If a deposit has been paid to secure a date for 2015,and due
If a deposit has been paid to secure a date for 2015,and due to unforseen circumstances had to be cancelled and deposit asked to be refunded within 10 working days, can we get deposit back?… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Have placed a R11000 deposit at wedding venue for Feb 2015
Have placed a R11000 deposit at wedding venue for Feb 2015 .We have now decided not to proceed with the function and they say the deposit is non refundable . We feel this is unreasonable as there is s… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Dear Sir, I reserved the services of a catering firm for my
Dear Sir, I reserved the services of a catering firm for my daughter's wedding by paying a large deposit. The deposit was paid mid December 2013 and the wedding was to take place 21 March 2014. We had… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,225 satisfied customers
We booked a weeks accommodation in Cape Town specifically for
We booked a weeks accommodation in Cape Town specifically for a disabled traveller in a party that also included 2 babies. Nothing was appropriate which caused great distress and hospitalisation of on… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Dear Team, I am an Inbound Tour Operator. I have a dispute
Dear Team, I am an Inbound Tour Operator. I have a dispute with one of my suppliers (Hotels) which is costing me alot of money, because we cannot agree. I have been seeking legal advice from departmen… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
Morning, Below the feedback received on cancelling the function
Morning, Below the feedback received on cancelling the function of my daughter. Is this possible for them to keep this deposit. And is I have paid the full amount of R55 000 does that mean that they c… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I booked an air ticket with S.A.A. from Walvis Bay to Johannesburg
I booked an air ticket with S.A.A. from Walvis Bay to Johannesburg for the 9th September for my son but plans changed a little and I requested the ticket now be from Walvis Bay via Cape Town to Port E… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Good Morning. I am a director of a small furniture joinery
Good Morning. I am a director of a small furniture joinery business (10 employees). I recently dismissed an employee after numerous written warnings/transgressions. He has subsequently taken the matte… read more
inciteadvisor
inciteadvisor
Commercial Lawyer
Post graduate degree- LLB
814 satisfied customers
I have a situation where my daugther was getting married and
I have a situation where my daugther was getting married and her fiance cancleed the wedding a month before the date. My husband and I had paid approx R68k to the wedding venue. We had a meeting with … read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
I am an Export Citrus Fruit producer in Sunland, Eastern Cape,
I am an Export Citrus Fruit producer in Sunland, Eastern Cape, South Africa. Amongst various accreditations required in our industry we are also Fairtrade Accredited since 2003, one of very few fresh … read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
I have a client that paid a deposit for a wedding function
I have a client that paid a deposit for a wedding function but did not sign the accceptance of the quote. Based on the deposit payment I went ahead and booked and paid a deposit for a marquee for the … read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
We were suppose to have our wedding next year 1 June 2012,
We were suppose to have our wedding next year 1 June 2012, however, my brother passed away and we decided not to have it in Jhb but rather in Cape Town as my mom has moved there and don't want to come… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
Dear Sir or Madam, I found an attorney on attorneys.co.za
Dear Sir or Madam, I found an attorney on attorneys.co.za and paid him R5,000 2 months ago to ascertain whether I was still married, and to attain a decree absolute so that I am able to get married in… read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
Dear Lawyer, Im a manager of a self catering venue in South
Dear Lawyer, I'm a manager of a self catering venue in South Africa that recently suffered a natural disaster in terms of severe flooding resulting it the entire venue being unusable. Although we are … read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
from U.E.PETER My wife and I, 69 & 70yrs old, Swiss nationals,
from U.E.PETER: My wife and I, 69 & 70yrs old, Swiss nationals, having a married daughter with grandchildren in Cape Town, consider moving to RSA for the retirement. What are the conditions to obtain … read more
Mike Otis
Mike Otis
Legal Advisor
Master's Degree
2,094 satisfied customers
I am a Romanian citizen with permanent residence in South Africa
I am a Romanian citizen with permanent residence in South Africa (Cape Town). On 19th of August 2010, being and still working at that time in Centurion, I ordered and paid the 50% deposit (R5,2500.00)… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I have booked accommodation online at a number of hotels in
I have booked accommodation online at a number of hotels in South Africa during the time of the World Cup being played in June next year. I have written confirmation of my bookings. In some cases the … read more
Barend B.
Barend B.
Master's Degree
1,364 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

3,225 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.

Christiaan K

Christiaan K

842 satisfied customers

Attorney & Director at Lombard Kotze Incorporated

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