about us

Meet our Team

Anne-marie du Toit graduated with B.Proc. and LL.B -degrees from the Rand Afrikaans University in 1999, whereafter she completed her articles in Roodepoort and Krugersdorp on Johannesburg's West Rand.  She was admitted as an attorney with High Court appearance during February 2002 and started her own practice in October 2006 in the picturesque town of Parys on the banks of the Vaal River.

She is involved locally with the community police forum and in various community projects.

Monica Drotsky graduated with an LL.B -degree from UNISA.  She completed her articles of clerkship in Parys and was then admitted as an attorney of the High Court of South Africa.  She is in control of the practice in Bedfordview, Johannesburg and specialises in both family and criminal law.  She also holds a Certificate in Medical Law through LEAD.  

Du Toit Drotsky Attorneys is the address where you will find hope and assistance with a broad spectrum of legal services.  Both Monica and Anne-marie specialise in Family Law specifically, and have extensive experience in divorce, maintenance and family violence.  We also deal with all civil litigation, certain criminal law matters, contracts and debt collection, assisting individuals with section 65-proceedings, deal with any correspondent attorneys matters, and have a track record of successful evictions from residential properties.  Through our estate agency we also render conveyancing services and you may thus refer your transfer of immovable property to us as well.  

Lizel du Toit, our Office Manager, is a brilliant legal secretary responsible for our top correspondent attorneys department, our debt collection department and general reception duties at the firm.  She has exceptional talent in dealing with the public.

Tharien Jacobs joined our firm in 2020 as candidate attorney;  she graduated with a BA Law -degree from the North West University in 2019, is enrolled at UNISA to complete her LL.B. -degree and is passionate about rendering a service to the community.  She is also involved in paralegal services.

Stefanie Ash (LL.B. RAU) joined the firm as consultant in certain specialised fields, including human resource management, project management, labour related matters and policies and procedures.  PMBOK, ISO9001, NEC, FIDIC, JBCC, contract management, sub-contractors, variation orders, early warnings, compensation events, mining, engineering and construction contracts, etc.  

Lynette Claassen and Elmarie Greeff specialist services as registered debt counsellors.  Debt review, administration orders, mediations, sequestrations and liquidations are thus areas of specialisation.  Every client applying is treated with the dignity he/she deserves and applications are treated with professionalism and confidentiality.  They operate under the name and style of Lynette Claassen Debt Counselling (Pty) Ltd.  Their debt counselling services are offered nationwide.

Elmarie also holds Diploma qualifications in Advanced Project Management and Finance Management from Damelin, has certificates in Estate Agency and is a qualified First Aid Trainer.

High School teacher Izelle van Heerden (B. Sc. UOVS) is an NQF 4 qualified estate agent and has more than a decade's experience in real estate.  We are proud of our comprehensive portfolio of estate living and investment properties.  Izelle specialises in river front and golf estate properties and built the business on the principal of the love for property, style and estate living.  We strive to find our clients local and abroad the perfect property, so that with us, you can live the dream.  

Jean Meyer has been involved in real estate all her life.  She wrote her EAAB Board Examination in 2000.  Since then she has been involved in property development in Randfontein, employed at Pam Golding in Hiberdeen, Annerley and Parys.  She obtained her NQF4 qualification in 2013 and joined the firm as estate agent involved in both rental properties and sales.  

Meshack Nocanda is a highly motivated and hardworking intern estate agent who has acquired extensive knowledge in the field through the study of estate agency and previous work experience.  His previous work experience include former sales consultant (ABSA Parys), external sales consultant (FNB Parys), and he is personal assistant to the Deputy Speaker and Senior Secretary at the Free State Legislature.  The incumbent studied Diploma in Purchasing Management (Vaal Triangle Technikon), BA in Governance and Politics with Law (NWU), BA in International Relations (UNISA) as well as Estate Agency. We are very proud to have him on our team.

Nicolene Swanepoel joined the firm as an intern estate agent in 2020 as supportive to other estate agents.

We at Du Toit Drotsky understand the complex emotions involved in basic legal problems of the man on the street, which has contributed to our popularity.

Praise goes to our heavenly Father.

Anne-marie du Toit

Attorney 082 437 5737

Stefanie Ash

Specialist Consultant

Lizel du Toit

Office Manager 0568114631

Monica Drotsky

Attorney 074 222 6189

Elmarie Greeff

Debt Counsellor 0823211510

Emily Moeti


Jean Meyer

Estate Agent 082 786 3658

Meshack Nocanda

Estate Agent 078 949 9050

Lynette Claassen

Debt Counsellor

Izelle van Heerden

Estate Agent 072 291 7035

Tharien Jacobs

Candidate Attorney

Nicolene Swanepoel

Intern Estate Agent

Debt review tips

Talk to your debt counsellor regularly.

Stick to your budget.

Save towards annual expenses.

Track your monthly spending.

Keep records.

Never sign documents from collections agents.

Never miss a debt review payment.

Rentals & Evictions

We can assist with

drafting professional rental agreements

cost effective & efficient eviction orders

rental interdicts

collection of levies and rent

Family law

marriage & civil unions

adoption & surrogacy

child abuse & abduction

termination through divorce, annulment, property settlements

settlement agreements

ante nuptial contracts

liquidation of joint estates

family violence & harassment

parenting plans & mediation


Estate agents

Izelle van Heerden


072 291 7035

Jean Meyer


082 786 3658

Meshack Nocanda


078 949 9050

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