Most Recent Judgments

Divorce – parties married out of community of property subject to the accrual system – determination of accrual – whether assets of trusts of which the husband is a trustee and the close corporation of which he is a sole member should be regarded as belonging to husband for purposes of determining the accrual of his estate – legal basis to pierce the veneer of trusts not established – appeal upheld.

 

Claim for reimbursement in terms of s 26 of the Attorneys Act 53 of 1979 – appellant alleging that deposits paid by clients to instructing attorneys’ firm as cover for counsel’s fees constitute an entrustment in terms of s 26 –  alleged payment disputed - onus on claimant to establish that money had been entrusted on his behalf to the attorney – onus not discharged – appeal dismissed with costs.