At King-Essack & Associates Incorporated, we believe that our clients, be they individuals, small businesses or large corporations have a right to clear and understandable legal advice from their attorneys. We strive to make our clients feel that they have benefited from our services and expertise.
Areas of Expertise
Conveyancing and Property Law
Buying, selling and letting immovable property is a complex legal process involving many different parties. Let our experience in this area make the process as hassle free as possible. Our expertise encompasses opening Sectional Title Registers, subdivisions, partitions, servitudes and other notarial deeds, straightforward transfers to complex commercial developments and estate transfers. We will deal with all the parties on your behalf and ensure that your interests are protected. Our relationship with banks, estate agents and commercial property brokers means that we can facilitate the process so that there are no unnecessary delays. We are fully computerised and electronically linked to the Banks and Deed Registries throughout South Africa.
Matrimonial and Family Law
Our experts provide advice on all aspects of family law, particularly issues relating to marriage, antenuptial contracts, divorce, custody, access, maintenance and adoption. We understand that such matters are highly emotional and traumatic. In every case, we endeavour to find a solution which protects the wellbeing of the children involved. Our experience allows us to counsel the parties to see beyond their disputes and focus on the importance of providing a secure and happy future for all concerned. Our experience also extends to adoptions, both local and international. Assisting to bring a child into a new and loving family is one aspect of family law about which we are proud and committed.
We will advise you on the necessary legal structures to put in place to ensure that your business interests are protected. The professional staff at King-Essack & Associates Incorporated have the requisite skills and experience to advise on and draft a wide range of commercial agreements. We approach matters with a view to solving problems and producing results in as quick a time frame as possible so that our clients can focus their efforts on their business.
Commercial legal services we provide include:
When all reasonable attempts have failed to resolve a dispute and litigation is the only course available, we will prepare all the necessary documentation and guide you through the legal process until its finalisation. Although many things can delay litigation we will strive to keep delays to a minimum by ensuring that the processes and procedures are followed timeously and correctly. We represent clients in both the High Courts and Magistrates' Courts.
We represent clients in all matters relating to criminal law. Where possible we negotiate with the prosecution and plea-bargain on behalf of our clients as well as having matters referred to alternative dispute resolution. We also represent juvenile offenders and are particularly sensitive to their needs.
Wills, Trusts and Estate Planning
The death of a family member is a traumatic experience. Having to wrestle with legal issues arising from a deceased estate only adds to the pain and suffering. Having your affairs in order not only prevents a drawn out legal process but ensures that your family will be properly taken care of in the future. We will advise