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Van Deventers Newsletter - October 2019

Posted On: Wednesday, October 9, 2019

This week's best articles, alongside short snippets of miscellaneous interestingness that you won't want to miss out on.

Dear Reader,

Welcome to our latest newsletter. We have assembled some interesting articles for you. Significant legislative changes are coming in South Africa, and we'll keep you informed as they happen.

We would also welcome suggestions for any future topics from our readers and these suggestions can be forwarded to info@vandeventers.law

Check out our new articles below:

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Domestic Partnerships aren't legal without a Cohabitation Agreement

Couples in domestic partnerships are not afforded the legal rights, duties and protection of an agreement in law should they wish to separate. 

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Deed of Transfer South Africa - Everything You Need to Know

The deed of transfer South Africa has several aspects to it which must be known by any person who wishes to sell or purchase property.

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Property Transfer Costs – What You Need to Know

When buying a home, property transfer costs are a part of the process that simply cannot be avoided and often catch first time buyers off-guard and unprepared financially.

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The Process of Replacing a Lost Title Deed in South Africa

The process of replacing a lost title deed is governed by regulation 68 of the Deeds Registries Act 47 of 1937. This regulation was put into place in order to circumvent any fraudulent activities related to issuing a copy of a title deed.

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Everything You Need to Know About an Antenuptial Contract in South Africa

An antenuptial contract, also known as a prenuptial agreement, is a contract entered into by two people who intend to get married. This document states how their assets will be dealt with in the event of divorce or death. However, according to South African law, any marriage entered into without an antenuptial contract is by default a marriage in community of property.

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