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A first taste of justice

A first taste of justice

Views expressed are my own and do not necessarily represent a legal opinion Today I feel like I’m one (baby) step closer to Justice. As many of you are aware, I have spent the past year fighting for my rights in a property sale, which now sees me embroiled in two High...
Rates, taxes and questions

Rates, taxes and questions

Views expressed are my own and do not necessarily represent a legal opinion It feels like a lifetime since I’ve posted. Gardens and fields have burst into technicolour, and settled into a state of simply being – waiting for the harsh heat, which will also...
Janet Earl’s Rule 35 mediation mixup

Janet Earl’s Rule 35 mediation mixup

Views expressed are my own and do not necessarily represent a legal opinion On 22 September, Leon van Rensburg (second respondent), on behalf of his client Janet Earl (first respondent), filed a Notice of Opposition to my Application for Specific Performance which was...
Lodged: High Court Application against Janet Earl

Lodged: High Court Application against Janet Earl

Views expressed are my own and do not necessarily represent a legal opinion I’ve had numerous requests for an update on my house hell so here goes…   Firstly, thanks for all the hundreds of messages of support, concern and interest over the past couple of months....
“There are Homeless Shelters”

“There are Homeless Shelters”

Views expressed are my own and do not necessarily represent a legal opinion So today I received a fat pack of papers from the sheriff. A notice of an eviction application. Amidst the derogatory language, the many misrepresentations and the blatant absence of a large...
It’s Raining, it’s Pouring

It’s Raining, it’s Pouring

Well, at least I don’t need to go outside to check if it’s raining…   A roof leak is a classic example of a latent defect that needs to be declared to a property buyer, because it is simply not discoverable during a routine inspection. My “seller” (I use quotation...