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My late father wrote an affidavit in 2011, leaving his house and everything in it to me. Is it still legally binding?
You can still use the affidavit, but there are several factors involved.
Can Home Affairs refuse to register my child if the mother's Visa expired?
No, they may not refuse to register a child’s birth. Here's why.
I qualified for a disability grant but after missing work, my UIF claim was rejected. What must I do?
You can still claim, but it depends on several factors.
I want to claim my late mother’s RDP house, but my uncle wants to take it. What must I do?
You need to find out if a title deed was issued for the house.
Can a grandparent pay child support if they're on state pension?
It's unlikely that the court would require a grandparent to pay child support from their state pension.
Can I still claim my provident fund after being incarcerated for fraud?
Yes, but it depends on the amount of damages paid over to your employer.
We want to sell the RDP house that belongs to my husband and his previous girlfriend. She’s never lived there but wants a share of the money. Can she do this?
Yes, she may if her name appears on the title deeds.
I lost my asylum seeker's permit. Can I replace it?
It is very difficult to replace a lost permit. But here's what you could do.
Will my son who has Down's Syndrome qualify for a state disability grant, and will I be means tested?
He will be eligible and you will be means tested
How can I add my 6 month-old daughter born in Zimbabwe to my permit?
You need an “accompanying visa”, which must be applied for in Zimbabwe