Botha Coetzee Mapekula Inc.

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What WE Do

Our practice areas

Property Transfers

 

Criminal Matters

 

Corporate law

 

Contracts

 
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Administration of Deceased Estates

 

Litigation Services

 

Drafting of a Will

 

Our Vision

We have launched this website to help us get closer to you, our client. Thereby serving you better. This website will act as a platform for us to share all the details regarding our services offered and also help clients to quickly get in touch with us for all your needs. You will also find other useful information such as contact details, a brief summary of the transfer process, etc. We have also shared our vision & mission statements and our quality initiatives that are making us a better organization.

Our Vision is to offer the best services to our clients. To always exceed client’s expectations resulting in client satisfaction. Our mission is to provide the highest possible quality service to our clients.

Our commitment to offer nothing but the very best is reflected in our vision & mission statements. We exist because of our clients and we are very grateful to our clients who have made us what we are today. We now strive to take our organization to the next level so that we can serve our clients even better.

Is Your Will Valid?

“Death knocks at all doors alike” (John Dunton 1692) Sooner or later we must leave our families to face life without us, and of course these are particularly dangerous times for us all.  Make sure that your own affairs are in order now –  A valid...

Landlords and Tenants: Alert Level 1 and the New Eviction Rules

“Only in our dreams are we free. The rest of the time we need wages” (Terry Pratchett) The flood of lockdown lay-offs and salary reductions has left many tenants struggling to find rent money, and their landlords wondering how to cover their bond repayments and other...

Home Businesses – Is Yours Legal?

The sharp upsurge in businesses operating remotely as a result of the pandemic lockdowns means a lot more people working from home - most presumably in low-profile home offices, but inevitably some in the form of full-on business activities from home. What effect is...

Friends and Lovers: Before You Lend Out Your Car…

“Neither a borrower nor a lender be” (Shakespeare) This is a case of a “love relationship” gone wrong but the principles of vehicle ownership apply to any situation in which you lend a motor vehicle to anyone else. A widely-held misconception is that if you are the...

Website of the Month: Don’t Lose Your House Because of a Lockdown Layoff!

(Note: If none of this applies to you please think of passing it on to anyone you know who may find it useful) In these hard times it is not always easy to keep up bond repayments, particularly if you are one of the many victims of the lockdown that have lost your job...

Property: Don’t Pay Double Commission!

“… in certain circumstances the principal may be liable to pay commission to both agents where it is impossible to distinguish between the efforts of one agent and another in terms of causality or degrees of causation.” (Extract from judgment below) With many property...

Directors, Trustees: Can You Hold Your AGMs and General Meetings on Zoom?

“O Wonder! ...O Brave New World” (Shakespeare) Regrettably the pandemic still shows no sign of going away any time soon, and the social distancing it has brought to our “new normal” leaves companies with a dilemma. How can you comply – safely and lawfully - with the...

Buying a Business? Make Sure the Seller Publishes Notice of the Sale

“The purpose of the legislature in enacting s 34(1) is to protect creditors by preventing traders who are in financial difficulty from disposing of their business assets to third parties who are not liable for the debts of the business, without due advertisement to...

Options to Renew Leases – Risks for Landlords and Tenants

“It is only where the enforcement of a contractual term would be so unfair, unreasonable or unjust so as to be contrary to public policy that a court may refuse to enforce it” (extract from first  judgment below) Leases often give tenants an option to extend or...

Website of the Month: Protecting Yourself from SIM-swap Fraud

Fraudulent SIM swaps were involved in around 13,300 reported digital banking fraud incidents across online and mobile banking and banking apps in 2019 (up 16% from 2018) and all indications is that the lockdown will see another spike in incidents. Read “What to do if...

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Office

1st Floor Kingfisher Park

2   Kingfisher Street

Horizon Park

Roodepoort

1725

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(011) 763 2177

FAX

(011) 763 4432

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