Legal Advice

Legal and tax issues affect all freelancers, but many don’t know where to begin in protecting themselves and their work.

SAFREA provides support on these issues, through partnership with Legalese, a legal agency which specialises in the needs of freelancers and creative professionals.

Please note: These pages are accessible to members only.

Using the Small Claims Court to Get Paid

Using the Small Claims Court to Get Paid

A few pointers for those seeking to go the route of the small claims court. For further information see The Small Claims Court Act 61 of 1984. General information: •    Small Claims Court:  If you are a company or cc you may not institute a claim in the small claims...

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Be Contract Terminology Savvy

Be Contract Terminology Savvy

The terms below are those that you should be familiar with when dealing with freelance contracts and acceptance of commission documents. Here's an overview of what you should know in a format that can be copy/pasted into your own official documents. USAGE: SAFREA...

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