Workplace Sexual Harassment AKA What’s The Opposite of Team Building?
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1y ago
Has your boss or a colleague ever gotten a little too handsy? Have you ever felt like your position hinged on something a little more sleazy than pure merit? You may have been a victim of workplace sexual harassment and we are here to talk about it. This week Jennifer and Yolisa are joined by Dylan Jagga to discuss the intricacies of sexual harassment at work and what you can do about it. Trust us, you don’t want to miss this one. Enjoy ..read more
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Breaking Up While Making Up
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
After a brief(ish) hiatus we are back and better than ever. To prove it, Jennifer, Yolisa and legal professional Dylan Jagga discuss everyone’s favourite perennial hot topic, divorce. Using Dr Dre’s toxic break up as a launchpad the three of us dive into ante nuptial agreements, how amicable splits are better for everyone involved no matter how angry you are and why you shouldn’t use your kids as weapons. Because we are all about empowerment Jennifer gives also gives us a little teaser on her new divorce course that helps people uncouple from their spouses in the healthiest way possible. Enjoy ..read more
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Mediation Part 2 AKA Meeting Halfway
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
We’re back with Charles Mendelow in the second part of our mediation special. This time we go in depth with mediation as it relates to family law and how very far left it can go. Like crack smoking family feuds left. Obviously most caes don’t go like that but Charles the mediation Buddha gives Jennifer and Yols a glimpse into how to problem solve when it does. Enjoy ..read more
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Mediation AKA Sweet Talk
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
Bonjour everybody, we’re back with another delicious episode of the world’s favourite legal show. Today Jennifer and Yolisa speak to Charles Mendelow, the Buddha of mediation as he takes us on a guided journey through the history and intricacies of mediation in the South African context. Enjoy ..read more
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Domestic Violence During Lockdown
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
With instances of domestic violence reportedly surging during lockdown and many people now being stuck with abusive partners, we thought it would be great to bring in family law expert Hinda Mendelow to talk about abuse, protection orders and how the courts can help during this time ..read more
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Access To The Courts AKA Law In A Time of Lockdown
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
Are you going through a divorce? Do you find yourself needing to going to court for some reason? Well that may be trickier than you thought. This week Yolisa and Jennifer are joined by legal expert Hinda Mendelow to discuss access to the courts and whether or not they’re even open during lockdown. We also touch on what reasons people are allowed to go to court during lockdown. Buckle up and enjoy ..read more
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Co - Parenting During COVID AKA Dont Get Vexed With Your Ex
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
We’re back with more of the quarantine coverage and this week’s is an important one, raising kids under lockdown. Life is complicated when you have kids with someone you no longer live with or love and lockdown turns that whole equation into rocket science. To help you figure it out our resident family law expert Jennifer Stoler is here to give you all the tips you need to help make everything easier. Buckle up and enjoy ..read more
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The Alcohol Ban v.s The Constitution AKA A Potential Sauce Of Hope
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
We’re back!! After something of a hiatus, we have finally returned to continue our crusade to turn translate legalese into something resembling english. Today, joined by legal Jedi Sethu Khumalo, Jennifer and Yolisa discuss the total ban on alcohol and whether it can stand constitutional muster. Definitely worth a listen for anyone who enjoys chatting about one’s right to trade while sipping a glass of vino. So as usual, buckle up and enjoy ..read more
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Subrogation AKA Insuring Your Co-operation
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
Guten tag fellow lawyers and laypeople, we’re back and this week jennifer and Yolisa are joined by insurance and property magician Musa Mathebula to talk about subrogation. Yup we also didn’t know what that word meant but education and empowerment is what we do best. It turns out it’s a useful thing to know because being ignorant to it could cost you a fortune. So as per usual, buckle up and enjoy ..read more
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Fines & Penalties AKA What the Managing Agents Won’t Tell You
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by The Lawyer and the Layman
1y ago
We’re back again and so is Sectional Titles Queen Lisa Schmidt. Today we get to discussing fines and penalties in sectional titles/home owners associations and community living schemes. Have you been fined or penalised for parking in the wrong spot? Or because the dog dropped a few bombs in the garden? Or broken some type of nonsense rule. You may have been fined improperly and you can kick their asses for it. Along the way we hear about Jen’s hilarious death match with her managing agent. Enjoy ..read more
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