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This is your FIRST STEP if you are looking for legal or professional support. We:

  • Guarantee a response within 1 working hour,
  • Are uncomplicated, friendly and professional,
  • Our fees are sensitive to the South African economy,
  • Have a team of professionals in all major Cities,
  • Function with integrity, attention to detail and are objective driven,
  • Use technology, innovation and internal processes to streamline your experience,
  • Strive to improve the sector we operate in.

 

SERVICES | AMASEVISI


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.


E-CONSULTS


An E-Consult is an effective way to receive expedited support for select, once off or ad hoc matters. Please visit the menu item for more information on this process. CLICK HERE

 

OPERATIONAL DAYS & TIMES


South African Working days. No public holidays.

  • Monday-Thursday from 09h00-13h00 and 14h00-16h00.
  • Friday 09h00-13h00.

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Municipal Issues


Municipalities in South Africa are local government entities responsible for managing and delivering essential services within specific geographic areas. Here's a simplified explanation of how municipal issues work:

Service Delivery: Municipalities provide critical services to residents, including water supply, sanitation, electricity, waste management, roads, and public transportation. These services are essential for the daily lives and well-being of communities.

Local Governance: Each municipality is governed by a council composed of elected representatives, including a mayor or executive mayor. The council makes decisions on municipal policies, budgets, by-laws, and development plans to address local needs and priorities.

Financial Management: Municipalities raise revenue through property rates, service charges, grants from national government, and other sources. They allocate budgets to fund service delivery, infrastructure projects, maintenance, and administrative costs while ensuring transparency and accountability in financial management.

Community Engagement: Municipalities engage with residents through public meetings, consultations, and forums to gather input on local issues, development plans, and service delivery. Community participation is crucial for ensuring that municipal decisions reflect the needs and concerns of residents.

Challenges and Responsibilities: Municipalities face challenges such as limited financial resources, infrastructure backlogs, service delivery inefficiencies, and governance issues. They must balance competing priorities and work towards sustainable development and improved quality of life for all residents.

Intergovernmental Relations: Municipalities collaborate with provincial and national government departments to coordinate development initiatives, access resources, and address cross-cutting issues. This intergovernmental cooperation is essential for effective governance and service delivery.

Accountability and Oversight: Municipalities are accountable to residents and stakeholders for their actions and decisions. Oversight mechanisms, including audits, public reporting, and legal compliance, help ensure transparency and integrity in municipal operations.

Understanding how municipalities operate empowers residents to engage with local government, advocate for their needs, and participate in shaping the future of their communities. By working together with municipalities, residents can contribute to building inclusive, sustainable, and thriving local environments.

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.

Municipal Issues