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In our ‘team’ we have Legal Practitioners (Lawyers & Attorneys) and other Professionals who offer parallel solutions. Our website menu items LEGAL PRACTITIONERS and OTHER PROFESSIONALS offer a summary of services and will help you decide which type of service provider to use. Please review both pages. Afterwards, if you are still not sure who to use please ask for guidance using the Immediate Action Form on the Contacts Page.

 

FREE OR FEE? SIMAHLA OKANYE UHLAWULE?


For free services you could engage with an organization such as legal-aid.co.za or visit justice.gov.za for free information. Depending on your issue any of the following organizations might be appropriate and mandated to help for free:

  • The National Consumer Commission,
  • CGSO,
  • CCMA,
  • Housing Tribunal,
  • For insurance or banking issues, you should contact the appropriate ombudsman.

If you are looking to hire a Professional we guarantee that the fees quoted will be reasonable and you will not be charged anything until you have accepted a quote or entered into an engagement letter. Payment options will be communicated and might include hourly, per project, fixed rate or retainer. See a Cost Guideline HERE. The use of a Legal Practitioner or Court should be engaged with only once you have exhausted all amicable and free options, or if the matter at hand needs legal guidance and an expert to expedite a solution.


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Evictions


In South Africa, eviction laws are designed to protect both landlords and tenants, ensuring a fair process. If a landlord wants to evict a tenant, they must follow specific legal steps. Here's a simple breakdown:

  1. Reason for Eviction: The landlord must have a valid reason for eviction, such as non-payment of rent, damage to the property, or the tenant's lease expiring and not being renewed.
  2. Notice to Vacate: The landlord must give the tenant a written notice to vacate the property. This notice should specify the reason for eviction and give the tenant a reasonable period to move out. Typically, this period is 30 days, but it can vary depending on the situation.
  3. Court Application: If the tenant does not leave after the notice period, the landlord must apply to the court for an eviction order. The court will then set a hearing date.
  4. Court Hearing: During the hearing, both the landlord and the tenant can present their cases. The court considers all factors, including the tenant’s circumstances, such as whether they have children, elderly family members, or if they are in a vulnerable position.
  5. Eviction Order: If the court finds in favour of the landlord, it will issue an eviction order. This order will specify a date by which the tenant must vacate the property. Sometimes, the court may provide additional time for the tenant to find alternative accommodation.
  6. Enforcement: If the tenant still does not leave by the specified date, the landlord can request the sheriff of the court to enforce the eviction. The sheriff will then remove the tenant from the property.
  7. Human Dignity: Throughout the process, South African law emphasizes the importance of human dignity and the rights of all parties. Evictions must be carried out in a manner that respects these principles.

In summary, evictions in South Africa are a structured process involving notice, court proceedings, and, if necessary, enforcement by the sheriff. This ensures fairness and the protection of both landlords’ and tenants’ rights.

The information on this page is not legal advice. Please engage with our team so we can assign your request to a Legal Practitioner. We look forward to being of service.

Evictions