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

Parental Guardianship Consent when it comes to School – May a parent refused to give consent?

Parental consent for a minor child’s enrolment into a school – What can you do if co-guardianship consent is refused? Children have a right to a decent education—one which would benefit them in life. Every caring parent wants to give their child the best education possible according to their specific circumstances and station in life.  Not all parents earn the same amount of money or have access the best type of education. However, most parents will do their best, which the law and society expect of all parents. In doing so, they ensure that their child has the best opportunities in life. Parents co-operating in educating their minor children It is vitally important for parents to co-operate when it comes to their minor child’s education. This relates to the enrollment into a school, the paying of school fees, transportation, parent involvement, homework, etc. If one parent does not wish to I want to learn more

How to make a Domestic Violence Application

ABC guide on how to obtain a Protection Order The Steps to follow The steps to follow to obtain a Protection Order in domestic violence situations are regulated by the Domestic Violence Act 116 of 1998 (hereafter referred to as the act). I strongly suggest that you consult an attorney, advocate or family lawyer should your matter be complicated. Below is a simple A B C guide outlining a few simple steps that a complainant (the person affected by domestic violence) has to follow in order to obtain an interdict (Protection Order) against another person? However, before these steps may be laid down important to know whether you should approach the Domestic Violence Court or the South African Police Services for a Peace Order: Speak to them about it. Q: What is a Protection Order? A: In simple terms, a protection order is an order granted by the Domestic Violence I want to learn more

Webinar – Gender Based Violence in South Africa GBV – What are your legal remedies?

Gender-Based Violence (GBV) in South Africa –  What are your legal remedies? – Video of Webinar that took place 28 August 2020 and hosted by Adv. Muhammad Abduroaf Gender-Based Violence is a real and serious problem in South Africa. A lot has been written on the topic, and the problem is ongoing.  Our Lawyer’s stance on this issue is that it should be eradicated. This would require the active input of government, the victims and the community. We wanted to continue with the conversation regarding Gender-Based Violence. We, therefore, invited those who have been affected thereby to partake in a Webinar entitled, “Gender-based Violence in South Africa – What are your legal remedies? Our Lawyer had a successful live webinar on this serious topic, whereby victims spoke out.  The webinar will be hosted by Adv. Muhammad Abduroaf. The video can be watched below.    

Domestic Violence causes – Cape Town

Types of domestic violence It is a sad state of affairs to find that woman and children are the most vulnerable targets when it comes to domestic violence and abuse. How do we put an end to this vicious cycle? There have specific laws that have been implemented for protection against such vile acts. Unfortunately, many victims are too ashamed and fearful of taking the steps to protect themselves against domestic violence and abuse. Often, we mistake domestic violence as only physical and this is not the case. Below are some brief examples of the different types of domestic violence and abuse: Control Physical Emotional and Domination Verbal Abuse Economic Abuse Physiological Abuse Do you think you fall into one of these categories? Then it’s time you approach your family legal expert and find out how you can protect yourself and your children. Call our law offices on 021 424 3487 I want to learn more

Susan Larkan speaks to Our Lawyer on the serious issue of Gender-based Violence in South Africa.

Let Our Lawyer introduce Susan Larkan. She is an anti-gender-based violence activist, a past victim and survivor. She endured many struggles and hardship, and we have much to learn from her. Our lawyer had the opportunity to interview Susan Larkan on the terrible issue of Gender-based Violence. Gender-based violence is a serious problem in South Africa and we therefore appreciate it people speak out on the topic. It is definitely not easy to do, and we appreciate taking the time to enlighten and educate us. To connect with Susan, or make use of her service, feel free to complete the form below. For now, read on to learn more about Susan and Gender-based Violence. Our Lawyer – Please, tell us about yourself: I am 59 years old, my life changed drastically at the age of 17 when we left Cape Town for the Transvaal. I met my first husband. It has I want to learn more

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