I am looking for the best lawyer, attorney or advocate in South Africa for my case. How do I find him or her?

I am in search of a trustworthy attorney or advocate. Please direct me to reputable sources to find one. There are many reputable sources for legal advice and services. Some options include consulting with an advocate or attorney, reaching out to a legal aid organisation, or searching for legal resources through your various websites. It’s essential to research and choose a reliable source to ensure that you receive accurate and trustworthy legal guidance, advice or representation. When do I decide that there is a need to consult with a lawyer, attorney, or advocate? Consider consulting with a lawyer, attorney, or advocate if you are facing a legal issue or have questions you need help with. Some everyday situations where you may want to consult a lawyer include:  1. You have been arrested or charged with a crime;  2. You are facing a civil lawsuit or have been served with legal I want to learn more

Trust Account Advocate South Africa – Muhammad Abduroaf

Trust Account Advocate in South Africa – How does Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf’s Practice? A relatively recent concept in South Africa is Trust Account Advocates, which came into existence in 2018. The referral advocate profession remains the prevalent type of Advocate to this day. To understand what a Trust Account Advocate is, one needs to understand what a referral advocate is. The Legal Practice Act provides a distinction between Trust Account Advocates and Referral Advocates. What is a referral advocate in South Africa? Prior to 2018, all advocates were referred to as only “Advocates”. Advocates were instructed by an attorney. What this meant was that a client would approach an attorney, who would, in turn, instruct and advocate to do work. The work the Advocate would be instructed to do predominantly relates to matters connecting to Court or litigation. Therefore, should a client want to claim money from someone, the attorney I want to learn more

Advocate of the High Court of South Africa

Western Cape High Court and Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf For those who do not know, Cape Town boasts the seat of the Western Cape High Court, the Highest Court of Law in the Western Cape.  Therefore, most major court cases makes its way to Cape Town.  This could either be due to the nature of the court case, or that a decision is being appealed and has to be heard in the Western Cape High Court. For that very reason, you will find many law offices in Cape Town.  These offices could either belong to a legal practitioner, who is an attorney or an advocate. Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf One such legal practitioner, is Advocate Muhammad Abduroaf whose chambers (offices) are very close to the Western Cape High Court. Academically, he holds an LL.B Degree (Bachelor of Laws Degree), as well as an LL.M Degree (Master of Laws Degree). As to the amount of years he 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

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

Child contact and visitation disputes during the December/January School Holidays

Legal advice for parents from an Advocate regarding care and contact disputes during the December / January School Holidays The end of the year marks the start of the holiday season. Schools are closing, and most parents will be using their annual leave. It is the ideal time to spend time with family and friends and just rest and have fun. If you have children, you also want to spend quality time with them. This is especially so if not much time was spent together during the year. Ideally, both mom and dad would live in the same home as the children. However, that is not always the case. There are many reasons for that. It can relate to divorce, separation, or incompatibility. The list goes on. Regardless, each parent wants to spend quality time with their child during this festive season. And why should they not? Let us first I want to learn more

Best Advocate or Attorney Legal Services in Cape Town

How to find the best advocate or attorney for legal services in South Africa? Finding the best legal practitioners for you is not always straightforward. However, with some research and attention to detail, you will find the right person for the job sooner than later. Advocates and attorneys both assist their clients with legal matters. Legal issues vary, and not all advocates and attorneys do the same type of work. And then again, not all attorneys are the same, and not all advocates are the same. You should be familiar with this if you intend to use the top or best attorney or advocate for your matter. Type of Attorney in South Africa When we speak about attorneys, we need to differentiate them from lawyers in general. A lawyer can be someone who works for the government or in a corporation and who only advises on legal issues. They would I want to learn more

Top and Best Attorney or Trust Account Advocate Advice – Cape Town, South Africa

Top and the best advocate or attorney for your family law legal matters When it comes to Family Law, it is of paramount importance that you use the best trust account advocate or attorney for your legal matter. Not necessarily the most expensive or most experienced. It, therefore, does not have to be the top lawyer or well-known advocate in the field. However, the trust account advocate or attorney must be someone you can work with and who is willing to fight for you. This applies whether you are dealing with a child maintenance matter or a relocation consent application. It is even more critical if you are dealing with a sensitive matter involving parental alienation. If you cannot work with your attorney or trust account advocate, the results will not be as best as they could have been. Even worse, your case may be doomed if the attorney or I want to learn more

Best Attorneys, Advocates, and lawyers to assist you in your Court Custody matter. When is the best time to get them involved in your case?

Best Attorneys, Advocates, and lawyers to assist you in your Court Custody matter. When is the best time to get them involved in your case? When dealing with a family law matter, it is essential that you obtain the best legal advice possible. And in this regard, the best attorney, lawyer, or advocate for you. Not necessarily the most expensive or experienced. This is so as we are dealing with your children, that require the best care and protection. Child custody, child guardianship, visitation and care are all interrelated. However, they all have one underlying principle: the child’s best interests. If parents cannot agree on what is in the child’s best interest, Attorneys, Advocates, lawyers, and the Court may get involved. Your legal representative needs to be on the same page as you. What do child custody, child guardianship, visitation and care relate to? The terms child custody, child guardianship, I want to learn more

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