Law News

Now is the time to cancel your timeshare

If you are unhappy with having to pay a levy but receiving scarcely any value in exchange, contact us to enquire about cancellation. We have by now cancelled over 400 ...
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Cooling-off period – returning goods after direct marketing

After certain purchases, all a consumer needs is a “Get out of Jail Free” card, like the one that features in Monopoly. Section 16 of the Consumer Protection Act (CPA) ...
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Should I get a will drawn up?

I'd like to start by explaining what will happen to what you own after you die if you don't have a will: a family member must report your death to ...
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When debts lapse

A client of mine recently received a letter of demand by email from a law firm who said they act for Vodacom. The letter said that my client owes Vodacom ...
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Protection of Personal Information gets real

Effective date announced by Government The Protection of Personal Information Act (POPI) was passed in 2013, but its implementation has been delayed frustratingly long. Government has now announced that POPI will ...
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What to do if SAPS refuse to open a docket when you’re reporting a crime

Sadly, it happens all the time- it's a convenient way for police to limit their workload or avoid dealing with crimes that are not run of the mill like housebreaking, ...
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Op soek na ontevrede QVC tyddeel eienaar- ons sal u gratis verteenwoordig

KENNISGEWING OP SOEK NA ‘N TYDDEEL-EIENAAR WAT ONGELUKKIG IS MET QUALITY VACATION CLUB   Ek is Trudie Broekmann, eienaar van ‘n prokureursfirma in Kaapstad wat spesialiseer in verbruikersreg. Ons is ...
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Searching for a disgruntled QVC member- offer to represent you free of charge

NOTICE LOOKING FOR A TIMESHARE-OWNER UNHAPPY WITH QUALITY VACATION CLUB   I am Trudie Broekmann, consumer attorney in Cape Town. My firm is preparing a test case before the Pretoria ...
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Cancellations in the time of COVID-19

Consumer Protection Act When can the supplier charge a cancellation penalty? These rules only apply when the CPA is (fully) applicable, i.e. when the consumer is: an individual or a ...
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