JVS Attorneys believes in strengthening knowledge and resources by developing partnership and reciprocal relationships with other law firms, both locally and internationally.
Legal and Business Expertise That Transcends Borders
Antenuptial and postnuptial contracts, change of marital regimes, divorces, guardianship applications, applications for assignment of parental responsibilities and rights and termination thereof, domestic violence, maintenance and adoption
Conveyancing (which is about property transfers whether acquired through prescription, sale, donation, divorce decree/agreement of settlement, inheritance through a will or Intestate Succession Act, section 21 of the Matrimonial Property Act), applications in terms of section 33 of the Deeds Registries Act, cancellation of title deeds in terms of section 6 of the Deeds Registries Act
We apply for and oppose sequestration and liquidation proceedings as well as rehabilitation.
Our law firm consists of professionals with extensive experience in the field of labour law, human resources and labour relations management gained during formal employment in the public service and local government sectors.
Our consultants have been in practice for over ten years, and they provide a great deal of guidance and leadership in commercial litigation matters.
We chair disciplinary hearings, represent parties at the CCMA, Labour Court, Labour Appeals Court and up to the Constitutional Court if the need arises. We look into unfair dismissals, unfair labour practices, demotions, unlawful deductions from employees’ salaries, legal advice on protected strikes and unfair discrimination
Curatorship Applications (we apply on your behalf at the High Court in terms of Rule 57 of the Uniform Rules for curator ad litem to be appointed, conduct investigation, provide a report nominating curator bonis and submit it to the Master of the High Court, obtain Master’s report and return to the High Court for the appointment of a curator bonis. We also release persons from curatorship.
Administration of Deceased Estates
We report the deceased estate at the office of the Master of the High Court and wind it up to the stage where the final liquidation and distribution account is accepted by the Master of the High Court. We apply for letters of executorship, and letters of authority.
Common assault and assault with intent to cause grievous bodily harm flowing from domestic violence, fraud, forgery, contravention of Prevention and Combating Corrupt Activities Act, malicious damage to property, reviews and appeals.
Insolvency Law (sequestration and liquidations as well as rehabilitations).
We defend foreclosure proceedings and executions of immovable properties by judgment creditors and enter into agreements on behalf of clients as instructed.
We attend to registration and termination Trusts.
General Magistrates Court
General Magistrates Court and High Court litigation