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 need advise on a lease agreement. The agreement is for 12
Good day. I need advise on a lease agreement. The agreement is for 12 months and I signed an agreement for 2017, 2018 and 2019 and had to resign an agreement for 2020 by the end of Oct 2019, but then … read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,191 satisfied customers
I am a tenant with a fixed term residential lease which
I am a tenant with a fixed term residential lease which expires on 31 May 2020. The agent says I needed to give a reasonable notice of termination. Is this right? … read more
Christiaan K
Christiaan K
LLB
1,130 satisfied customers
I would really appreciate some advice with regards to my
Good day I would really appreciate some advice with regards ***** ***** brother's tenant. I'm unable to attach a copy of the lease. The lease expires 31 May 2020 and the tenant confirmed via Whatsapp,… read more
Christiaan K
Christiaan K
LLB
1,130 satisfied customers
I am in the process of buying a house. The tenants living in
I am in the process of buying a house. The tenants living in the flat, were given 3 months notice 2 weeks prior to lockdown. They were supposed to vacate on the 2nd of June, how does the lockdown affe… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,377 satisfied customers
I have a bit of a dilemma. I've been renting my house for
Good dayI have a bit of a dilemma. I've been renting my house for the past 18 months and have never missed a payment. I was advised on the 1st of March that the owner wants to move back in to the hous… read more
Christiaan K
Christiaan K
LLB
1,130 satisfied customers
Christiaan Following my interaction with you regarding
Christiaan Following my interaction with you regarding cancelation of my lease - I submitted an email to the AgentMy email A 1)I approached the Landlord purely because of the initial perceived inconsi… read more
Christiaan K
Christiaan K
LLB
1,130 satisfied customers
Hallo. Nice to meet Pearl. My father passed away in March
Hallo. Nice to meet Pearl. My father passed away in March 2019. He rented a flat and the contract ended end of June 2019 so we paid the flat for March , April, May and June. The problem is that the la… read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,191 satisfied customers
Rents a house from. notifies on 8 January that will vacate
Peter rents a house from Mike. Peter notifies Mike on 8 January that Peter will vacate the premises end of March and also explains that he does not have money and the last two months of rent will have… read more
Christiaan K
Christiaan K
LLB
1,130 satisfied customers
Please would you be so kind as to look at the attached lease
Hi, Please would you be so kind as to look at the attached lease and read the comments below from my so-called landlord. There are a number of issues regarding the property. 1) It was advertised as pe… read more
Freddie Lombard
Freddie Lombard
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
3,377 satisfied customers
I am a South African citizen. My business entails rental income
I am a South African citizen. My business entails rental income from several properties based in South Africa. For the past 20 years one of my buildings has been occupied by a corporate tenant (namely… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
A Landlord sells his property that is Tenanted at the time.
A Landlord sells his property that is Tenanted at the time. The Lease agreement would have lapsed in July 2013. The Landlord gives the Tenant 2 months Notice to vacate, which 2 months would have lapse… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I have a tenant in my house since Dec 2013 in the Western Cape.
I have a tenant in my house since Dec 2013 in the Western Cape. I live in Johannesburg. The tenants are not married. The woman is in the house with her 2 children. The man works out of the province an… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
NON Payment by Tenants I have tenants in my house who constantly
NON Payment by Tenants I have tenants in my house who constantly pay late, this month they have to date not made a payment. My previous tenants were exceptional and always paid their rent and utilitie… read more
JJ
JJ
Master's Degree
4,502 satisfied customers
I had a tenant who gave me less than 20 days notice to vacate
I had a tenant who gave me less than 20 days notice to vacate my property. She vacated the property on 29 September 2012 and gave me a written undertaking (via email) that she will pay the rent for th… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
I had a lease agreement from 1 June 2011 to 30 June 2012 -
I had a lease agreement from 1 June 2011 to 30 June 2012 - 13 months, I got a call from the agent in the last week of April reminding me that my lease agreement is due to end, and I immediately starte… read more
inciteadvisor
inciteadvisor
Commercial Lawyer
Post graduate degree- LLB
814 satisfied customers
I have entered into a 12 month lease agreement on the 01/04/2011
I have entered into a 12 month lease agreement on the 01/04/2011 . On 02 October 2011 my partner discovered that the carpet was wet and on further inspection found an area of damp, which had started m… read more
WCLawyer
WCLawyer
Attorney
Bachelor's Degree
8,904 satisfied customers
hi we rented out a town house to tenants who signed a 12 month
hi we rented out a town house to tenants who signed a 12 month lease. the fees to find the tenant through the agency cost over R5000-more than the rent of R5200.within the first month they gave notice… read more
CaseLaw
CaseLaw
Attorney
Master's Degree
2,191 satisfied customers
Hi, my mom-in-law has a tenant without a lease who has not
Hi, my mom-in-law has a tenant without a lease who has not been paying her for about 2 years. We would like to get him out asap and get him to pay the money. How do we proceed as there is no lease agr… 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

3,377 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

1,130 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