17 August 2018
Service of documents

Service of documents


Last week the emphasis was on the service of the claim form within the jurisdiction. After the claim is served it becomes necessary to serve other doc...
10 August 2018
Service of Document in the jurisdiction

Service of Document in the jurisdiction


Service of documents is a necessary part of court proceeding. It is the way by which a person (defendant) is informed of an action against him. If you...
03 August 2018
Summary judgment

Summary judgment


The decision of the court in a civil case is given in a judgment. The claimant may be asking for damages, restitution or payment of a sum of money. Th...
27 July 2018
Exculpatory

Exculpatory


Exculpatory is a word that is heard quite frequently these days. It is used in regard to evidence. It is a Latin word, that means, “free from bla...
20 July 2018
The significance of the word ‘reasonable’

The significance of the word ‘reasonable’


Seemingly ordinary, but it is fundamental in our laws. The Online dictionary describes it as showing reason or sound judgment, being within the bounds...
13 July 2018
Judgments of the court

Judgments of the court


A judgment is the decision of the court that is given orally or written by the hearing officer. Black’s dictionary describes it as the “official a...
06 July 2018
Tips for staying within the law and out of court

Tips for staying within the law and out of court


I do believe in a peaceful society, not a contentious one. I believe that civil laws should be used in a non-contentious manner and not be used to fig...
29 June 2018
What your lawyer does after he or she is retained

What your lawyer does after he or she is retained


You have a legal problem and you visit your lawyer. Yes, he could charge you for consultation because you would be using his time. However, that consu...
22 June 2018
We have a beautiful country – Don’t  spoil it with crimes

We have a beautiful country – Don’t spoil it with crimes


We don’t know the beautiful country we have until we see others. We take it for granted. It’s time to show some appreciation. Why do we have to...
15 June 2018
Congrats to our children who passed the CPEA

Congrats to our children who passed the CPEA


Congratulations to all the children of our nation who succeeded in passing the CPEA. This is your moment after all the hard work and sleepless nights....