JAN ELLIS ATTORNEYS, (established in 1991 under the name and style of ELLIS, NAUDE & GOUWS ATTORNEYS) situated in Potchefstroom, North West, and provides a wide range of legal, management and labour services to meet and exceed the needs and expectations of clients in a rapidly changing socio-political, economical and legal environment.
We pledge exceptional quality legal services. Our clients and their needs is our priority. We have a specialized team of professionals that understands your needs. Our firm is based on our commitment to clear client communication and cost-effective billing practices.
We believe in the foundation of integrity and trust. We take attorney-client relationships serious. We strive to serve the community and our clients to the best of our ability and to maintain and enhance the prestige, status and dignity of the legal profession, ensuring that justice is served.
Through execution of our firm’s philosophy are the goals of our clients achieved. We are committed in achieving the best possible outcome for our clients.
We see it as a privilege to be entrusted.
The Internet and social websites are part of everyday life, but it could be dangerous and you should ensure your safety online. Children are especially susceptible to the threats that the Internet and social networking websites present. By teaching children about Internet safety, being aware of their online habits and guiding them to appropriate websites, parents can make sure that their children become safe and responsible users on social networking websites.
The POPI Act aims to encourage the protection of personal information that is processed by both public and private bodies. To do this, the Act will introduce certain conditions that will establish the minimum requirements that businesses must comply with when processing personal information. The Act also is aimed at providing rights to people when it comes to unsolicited electronic communications.
Small Claims Courts offer a quicker and easier way of resolving certain civil disputes that involve amounts up to R20 000.
You do not need a lawyer to represent you at a Small Claims Court.
The Sexual Offences Amendment Act (SOAA) protects any person who has experienced rape, sexual assault, sexual grooming, incest, child pornography or prostitution, etc.
Expungement of a criminal record is a process by which a criminal record of a convicted offender is expunged from the criminal record database of the Criminal Record Centre of the South African Police Service. This allows a person to carry on with life without a criminal record being an obstruction to employment opportunities.
Three types of marriages are recognised under South African law: civil marriages, customary marriages and civil unions.
The solemnisation and registration of these marriages are managed by the Department of Home Affairs.