26 October 2018
Court Etiquette

Court Etiquette


In a courtroom a certain standard of conduct is maintained so that justice is administered in an atmosphere that is open and fair. You would notice...
19 October 2018
Constructive trust

Constructive trust


WHEN A MARRIAGE ends in divorce the marital property is shared up between the spouses according to the law and based on precedents. Even if the name o...
12 October 2018
Litigation

Litigation


The word “litigation” is often used to describe the proceeding that is brought in a civil court of law between two or more parties to settle dispu...
05 October 2018
More crimes! More fear!

More crimes! More fear!


We are living in a time of some wicked crimes. We are sinking lower and lower every day. Everyone hears and talks about these crimes. As a result fear...
28 September 2018
The principle of estoppel

The principle of estoppel


What is estoppel? The Free Online Dictionary describes estoppel as “a legal principle that bars a person from denying or alleging a certain fact ...
21 September 2018
More interesting names

More interesting names


From the examination of last week’s topic we see that there are many names concentrated in one person and one more is the attorney. Attorney is a...
14 September 2018
One person- several names!

One person- several names!


In our jurisdiction, the following words are used in relation to the same person, namely: advocate, counsel, attorney-at-law, legal practitioner and l...
07 September 2018
Understanding important  principles in law

Understanding important principles in law


Per incuriam You were in court when an important decision was made. The lawyers on both sides argued and put forth precedents, but everything appea...
31 August 2018
The red tape story

The red tape story


What is red tape? The online dictionary describes it as excessive bureaucracy or adherence to rules and formalities especially in public business. ...
24 August 2018
The Prosecution rests its case

The Prosecution rests its case


The above statement is a powerful statement with significant consequences. It comes from the prosecutor in criminal cases, and it could lead to the en...