Questions posted on Live Q and A with Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf

Questions posted on Live Q and A with Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf 12 questions posed when registering on www.ourlawyer.co.za/live Question 1 Western Cape I have a restraining order against the mother of my child as she harasses myself and my family. I pay my maintenance however she refuses to let me see my son. It’s been almost a year now and I have reached out to social workers as well as mediation for a parenting plan but so far, no assistance – PLEASE HELP Question 2 Kwazulu Natal Divorced since 2013. Settlement agreement in place and through the years the maintenance amount stated on that agreement has changed. This year we relocated and my daughter was given the opportunity to live with her school principal in order to finish her Gr7 year in an excellent school. Her father notified me that he will not pay her maintenance to me because she I want to learn more

Advocate Abduroaf – Advocate of the High Court of South Africa – Cape Town

Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf – Advocate of the High Court of South Africa Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf is an advocate of the High Court of South Africa. He has the right of appearance in any Court in South Africa. Other than representing clients in Court in legal matters, he also advises them. Read further to find out more about this exceptional legal eagle. Early success Having completed his Masters in Law Degree (LL.M) in 2003, advocate Abduroaf was the same year admitted as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa. In the same year, he further successfully represented his client in the Western Cape High Court, where history was made. This was the case of Petersen v Maintenance Officer Simon’s Town Maintenance Court and Others 2004 2 SA 56 (C) 38. Because of this important case, it is now possible to claim maintenance from paternal grandparents of children born out I want to learn more

5 things everyone should know prior to engaging in litigation in South Africa

Are you intending on taking someone to court? Have you been sued? Do you require some basic advice on litigation from an experienced advocate? If you answered yes once, this article is for you. Picture outside the Western Cape High Court in Cape Town We asked Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf to provide our readers with some simple and basic information on how to conduct themselves in court litigation. He holds a decade and a half of litigation experience. Who better to ask than him? Learn more about Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf by reading the article, ADVOCATE OF THE HIGH COURT OF SOUTH AFRICA. Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf: I appeared in court countless amount of times for clients I represented. Furthermore, I drafted thousands of legal documents for them. This I did for litigants as they obviously do not have the necessary skills and experience to do it themselves. Often when a client meets with I want to learn more

Negative emotions and lack of self-belief can affect the outcome of your family legal matter – Fight for your rights without fear

Most family law matters come with heightened emotions and stress. It, however, does not always have to be that way. Staying focused and rational is important to get the best results. Many legal practitioners will tell you, the one aspect of family law, that differentiates it from other branches of law, is the emotions that come with it. It would often happen that a client breaks down, or sheds a tear in your office. This is understandable, as family law issues have a lot of history behind it. Even simpler family law legal matters, for example, the terms of an antenuptial contract, can stir emotion. Types of family law matters that cause heightened emotions and anxiety Before we delve into this topic, let us first bring things into perspective. These are some of the family law matters we are referring to: Divorces (Contested or Undefended); Domestic Violence matters; Child maintenance I want to learn more

Advocate of the High Court of South Africa – Eastern Cape, Free State, Guateng, KwaZulu-Natal

Advocate of the High Court of South Africa – The Advocate’s Profession in South Africa   Let us ask advocate Muhammad Abduroaf a few questions South African law has recently changed when it comes to advocates. Now it is possible for advocates to obtain trust accounts which were impossible in the past. By doing so, they would be allowed to take instructions directly from the public. In other words, the client does not first need to see an attorney. Here the Legal Practice Act No. 28 of 2014 comes into play. More than a year has elapsed since the Act has been operating in full swing.   Further below, we tapped into the experience of Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf, a practising advocate of the High Court of South Africa. He gives us some insight into the advocate profession. Although his office is located in Cape Town, he appeared and represented clients I want to learn more

How to find the right lawyer for your case. Costs, experience, and your preference.

Factors to consider when searching for child custody, divorce or child maintenance lawyers? Not all lawyers are the same. Just as not all doctors are the same. You won’t go to a medical doctor who is a foot specialist (podiatrist) if you have a skin problem. For that, you will see a Dermatologist. This you would do, even if the podiatrist knows a bit about skin illnesses and diseases and is, nonetheless, a medical doctor. The same principles apply to the law and to lawyers. Various lawyers specialise in various fields of law. Some know more, and some know less. You won’t meet with a property lawyer if you have been accused of medical malpractice; or would you? You get the point we are trying to bring across. Factors to consider when enlisting legal service from a legal practitioner There are Important factors to consider when employing, or enlisting the I want to learn more

Some interesting questions and answers regarding divorces in South Africa. Here are some questions people ask and search for online.

People going through divorces have many questions. Some we can expect, and others are very surprising. Read on to learn more about divorces and the questions people ask. How much does a divorce cost in South Africa? The cost of a divorce varies from case to case and client to client. If a divorce is undefended or agreed upon,  then the cost would be significantly low.  However,  should the divorce be contested where the parties cannot agree on the terms of the divorce,  then, under those circumstances, the ultimate cost can be very high. Factors to consider would be how many issues there are to be resolved, the number of court days required, and preparation time. In the end,  the more time that is spent on a divorce matter by lawyers, the more it would cost the client. Where can I get free legal advice on divorce in South Africa? I want to learn more

Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf – Law, Business, fitness and Networking

Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf – The business, legal and fitness guru Law, business, fitness and networking, that is what advocate Muhammad Abduroaf is all about. But let’s start with a short introduction. Those who are connected to the advocate will know he is very popular with the local running community. With having completed the Comrades Ultra Marathon and the Two Oceans Ultramarathon a few times, he is no stranger to endurance running.  With that, he has completed many marathons and shorter races. Now that we got health and fitness out of the way, let’s move to the law. The Advocate and the Law Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf has been practicing as an advocate of the High Court of South Africa for over 15 (fifteen) years. He holds an LL.B, as well as an LL.M degree in law both from the University of the Western Cape. This University boasts one of the best I want to learn more

Tax and UIF Frequently Asked Questions

Tax and UIF Frequently Asked Questions Do you have question regarding Tax and UIF? Feel free to post your questions below. What follows are samples questions that you might have in relation to your tax and UIF affairs. Can you file your taxes on your own? How do I get a tax number from SARS? How can I prepare my tax return? How do you know what your tax return will be? How do you do your taxes for free? Can I file my taxes online? Is it safe to do your taxes online? Where can you get tax forms? What you need to do your taxes? How long does it take for you to do your taxes? How do you pay income tax if you are self employed? What is a person who does taxes called? How do I get a tax number from SARS? How can I prepare I want to learn more

Company Registration Frequently Asked Questions

Starting a Business and Registering A Company Are you wanting to Start a Business? Contact us should any of the question below refer to you. Or feel free to post your own question. How much does it cost to register a company with CIPC? How much does it cost to register a company? How do I register my business name for free? What is a company CK document? What is a CK 1 document? What is a CIPC certificate? What is a 14.3 certificate? What is a company registration document? What documents are required to register a private company? What does the CIPC do? How do register a business? How much does it cost to register a business name? How much does it cost to get a business license? How much does it cost to register a new business? Do you need to register a business name if you have I want to learn more

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