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National Wills Week

This year National Wills Week will take place from 12-16 September 2022 and Legal Practitioners will be called upon to provide free legal advice and free drafting of wills.

It is important that practitioners understand the challenges relating to the non–recognition of relationships and the challenges faced by communities during COVID-19 and how it impacts on succession and estate planning.

Do you have a Will? What are the requirements of a valid Will? Do I have to amend my Will after divorce? 
Join us for a Facebook Live Chat on Wills on 13 September 2022 from 10:00-11:00.
Ms Ziyanda Nondabula: Assistant Master at the Master of the High Court Durban will be answering all your questions and comments regarding Wills.

Visit the Legal Aid SA website for more information on this year's Wills Week.

Moot Court

The Department of Justice and Constitutional Development, in collaboration with the University of Pretoria and the Foundation of Human Rights, annually hosts, the National Schools Moot Court Competition. The objective of Moot Court Competition is mainly to persuade school children to understand the Constitution and its values and to establish a continuous Human Rights learning programme through education and information. Thus, enhancing respect for the primacy of the Human Rights.


GBV and Femicide Summit

National Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Femicide Summit

In his speech on the occasion of the National Women’s Day 2018, President Cyril Ramaphosa announced that a National Summit on Gender-Based Violence (GBV) and Femicide would be held between government and civil society to jointly determine a roadmap to end the scourge of gender-based violence and killings of women and girls in our country.

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