Notarial Practice

May 24, 2019

What is a Notary Public?

You may have often required the services of a Notary Public without understanding the role of the Notary.  The origin of the notarial office began before […]
Apr 24, 2018

Ensure your documents are legally authenticated for use abroad

In order to use documents in a foreign country, your documents need to be legally authenticated. “Authentication”, as defined by the High Court Act, is the […]
Apr 24, 2018

Can you share a borehole? Discover your praedial servitude rights

A praedial servitude is a limited right, which the owner of a property (“dominant property”) has over another property (“servient property”). The creation of the servitude […]
May 23, 2017

The need for a notary public?

A Notary Public is a practicing attorney with an additional qualification and admitted by the High Court.  The Notary Public has additional powers to be able […]
May 23, 2017

The antenuptial contract and the notary public in South Africa

Community of property is the primary matrimonial property system in South Africa.  It will be an automatic consequence of your marriage if you do not exclude […]