PROPERTY SALE HOLD-UP AS OWNER’S WILL CHALLENGED
Young v Master of the High Court, Durban and Others (8502/2015)  ZAKZDHC 65 (28 August 2015)
In this matter a surviving spouse brought an urgent application for an order acknowledging that a draft will attached to an e-mail from her late husband’s financial advisor, should be accepted as his will and an executor appointed so that the property they sold, can be transferred promptly. The estate had run up substantial debt in the meantime. Lacking evidence that the document was drafted by the deceased or intended to be his will, could the court assist the spouse?
DEVELOPER AND HOA LIABLE FOR GUEST’S INJURY?
P v Projectprop (Pty) Ltd and Another (838/2013)  ZAGPPHC 1004 (28 November 2014)
Accidents happen and as this judgment illustrates, an injured person may seek to reclaim costs incurred in respect of the injury from those in charge of the premises, if it appears they were negligent in not cordoning off an open manhole.